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The Littlest Client #197


"Let's see the jewels first," Gallagher said. "Didja really sit on these jewels for seven years, Maxie?"

Max nodded, "Yeah. I had them hid here but couldn't get to them. Then I got pinched in Oregon and did a stretch in prison. I haven't been back long."

Gallagher looked around and then said, "You wouldn't be after tellin' 'ole Duncan a fib, wouldja, Maxie?"

Max started getting antsy. I knew he was about to blow it. I saw movement in the shadows to my left. Harrigan was making his move.

"They're right here, Gallagher," I said, holding up the case...

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