Number 70 Berlin

Number 70 Berlin

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Number 70 Berlin by William le Queux

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1916

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e say on Tuesday?"

His newly-found friend reflected a moment, and then replied in the affirmative.

"Excellent. Tuesday at eight--eh? You know my address."

"Yes--in Bruton Street."

"Right--that's an appointment," Rodwell exclaimed cheerily; and then, after bending low over Lady Betty's thin white hand, he left.

CHAPTER II

THE SUSPICIONS OF ELISE

AT nine o'clock that same evening, in a well-furnished drawing-room half-way up Fitzjohn's Avenue, in Hampstead, a pretty, blue-eyed, fair-haired girl of twenty-one sat at the piano alone, playing a gay French chanson, to pass away the time.

Dressed in a dainty little dinner-gown of carnation pink, and wearing in her well-dressed hair a touch of velvet to match, she presented a pretty picture beneath the shaded electric-light which fell over the instrument set in a corner.

Her mother, Mrs. Shearman, a charming, grey-haired lady, had just gone out,

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