Tightrope Men by Desmond Bagley

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ISBN 100449231593
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‘Give me a cigarette, darling,’ she said. He patted his pockets and found he had left the cigarette case and lighter in the room. Not being a smoker it had not occurred to him to put them in his pocket along with the rest of Meyrick’s personal gear.

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It concludes the story of Lexi and Hunter. These are two characters that I grew to love and I jumped at the chance to read this book/5(48).

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