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The Plotters

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Author: Alexander Blade
Published: 1948
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,030 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 918
Added to site: 2010.06.14
mnybks.net#: 28134
Origin: gutenberg.org

He came from a far planet to find some of the Earth's secrets. But Marko found other things, too—like his love for beautiful Beth.

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" and bent to help him up. My fingers touched his throat in the proper places and he went limp.

Within a matter of seconds I had his wallet out of his pocket and extracted several bills. When his eyes flickered again I was just raising him to his feet.

"All my fault," I said contritely. "Are you all right?"

"Seem to be." He was gruff, but that was all. He didn't know that for a matter of seconds he had been unconscious.

At nine o'clock I came up the walk to the Copperd home. This time the security agent was leaning against a tree, lighting a cigarette. I made certain that he saw my face clearly.

One upstairs window showed a light, and the faint murmur of voices drifted down. That had to be Copperd's room. Then a porch light flashed on and Beth came out of the door. She was wearing a white dress and the overhead light seemed to create a golden halo above her head.

I momentarily forgot about her father.

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How much can a man learn in a few weeks? I

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2013.07.02
Paulo Respighi
**...

Marco can't remember why he's running until he falls and breaks a rib. Then it slowly comes back to him.

What begins as a mystery unfortunately ends as a rather trite invasion story.


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