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Murder Is But A Memory

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I had a date to meet with Kerri. I was going to tell her what I had uncovered, which wasn't much. Harrigan dropped me off at the Seaside Inn on Route 101 in Santa Monica. That's where I stashed Kerri.

I told Harrigan I would keep him abreast of things, not true but I wanted to say "abreast," and went to Kerri's room, lucky number 7.

I knocked on the door and I heard a plaintive voice say, "Who's there?"

"Humphrey Bogart, shweetheart," I said playfully.

I heard a giggle as she opened up the door. I couldn't breathe again...

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    'Just wanted to say abreast'...cheeky; love it...great stuff. Sounds like some serious love interest for Randolph, but probably doomed! Can't wait! Thanks Christopher.

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Thank you, Neville. Who knows what fate has in store for those two? (Besides me!)

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