By J. Jackson Bentley
“If you don’t pay me £250,000.00 within the subsequent forty eight Hours you are going to die”. The textual content on Josh Hammond’s BlackBerry was once blunt and chilling. absolutely it needs to be a shaggy dog story, but if Josh is attacked in large sunlight and other people round him begin to die he is familiar with that his blackmailer is lethal severe. Can Josh increase the money, can his appealing new bodyguard defend him, who's blackmailing him and why? He has forty eight hours to determine. the 1st novel within the acclaimed urban of London mystery sequence is a success as a way to enthral everybody who is familiar with and loves its London settings. wealthy intimately and really evocative it's a genuine web page turner, advised in round 100,000 phrases.
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Halop and the others gave their best performances in Dead End. ”19 It is significant to note that Greene, when he was a film critic in the 1930s in London, praised Dead End. In 1942, an American film, This Gun for Hire, based on a Greene novel, was released by Paramount. Alan Ladd plays Raven, a cold, hardened killer who is much like Baby Face Martin. 20 Greene published the novel A Gun for Sale in England, in 1936; it was published in the United States in the same year as This Gun for Hire. Paramount produced a film version in Hollywood under the same name in 1942.
Gates hired Raven to kill Albert Baker. The unscrupulous Brewster orders Gates to pay off Raven with marked bills so he can be apprehended by the police. Brewster, the cruel, aging industrialist, is played by Tully Marshall (Queen Kelly). Raven, seeking revenge on Gates and Brewster, shadows Gates to Brewster’s office at the munitions plant. When Raven draws a bead on Brewster, the old man succumbs to a heart attack; Raven aims his gun at Gates and wipes him out. Lieutenant Crane shows up in Brewster’s office, accompanied by Ellen Graham, and fires on Raven.
Mr. Nelson (Robert Osterloh, in a peerless performance) is sitting in the corridor outside of Steve’s room; he is ostensibly waiting to see another patient. ”7 Nelson delivers Steve to the cottage on the shore and then inexplicably takes off. Anna is not glad to see Steve. Anna brutally informs Steve that she plans to abscond with the loot from the payroll robbery on her own, thereby double-crossing both Slim and Steve, but Steve wants her to take him with her. She responds cruelly, “How far could I get with you?
48 Hours: A City of London Thriller by J. Jackson Bentley