The Double Spy

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Author: Dan T. Moore
Published: 1954
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,435 / 30 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,141
Added to site: 2010.03.27
mnybks.net#: 27153
Origin: gutenberg.org

Meet the man with no name. Nothing cool about this cat. He was built along the lines of a necktie rack, weighed slightly more than a used napkin, and was as shy as the ante in a crooked poker game.No sex appeal there, you'd say. Yet within the space of a few days every woman in the country melted into quivering protoplasm at the very thought of this mystery man!

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nd impatient. Even at the highest point of excitement, though, Your Excellency should know that the importance of my mission was in my mind. When she was on the sidewalk directly in front of me I did as I had planned. She stopped. Her handkerchief dropped to the ground, and then her bag. She looked at me wildly. She ran over and sat on the bench beside me. She put her arms around my neck and kissed me.

"Why were you crying?" I asked.

"I don't remember," she said. "I don't care."

I closed my eyes. My senses were responding to her warmth and her scent. Suddenly there was a blast of male heat on my chin. I started and stared. There standing above us was the huge heavy man of the night before. The mass of metal was still under his left arm pit. He had an odd expression on his face. He was watching the girl as if her condition was answering a question for him.

In a sudden flash of intuition everything was clear to me. The girl was a decoy. I had fallen neatly into a trap. I had thoughtl

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Average Rating of 2.5 from 2 reviews: ***
2014.03.04
JoJo Biggins
**...

This would have been a near-perfect story if the author hadn't lapsed into foul language near the end.

2013.06.03
Paulo Respighi
***..

Space Aliens are infiltrating the U.S. They look like us, and may be able to breed with us, but have powers that make us look like babies. They want our Female Principle. If thay can't get that, they'll take our women. Fortunately, the FBI is on the case.

Just an okay pulp story.


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