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LAURETTA

She was wearing a black taffeta cocktail frock with a close-fitting bodice and a flowing, new-look skirt. The frock was trimmed attractively with black velvet. She was wearing two very good diamond and emerald clips, and a plain gold mesh bracelet on her left wrist. There was a black velvet ribbon in her hair.
O'Day sat down on the settee against the wall. She came over to him, a glass in each hand; gave him his drink.
He took a long and expert look at the diamond and emerald clips. He said: "Nice work, Merys. Who gave you those clips? They're worth a lot of money. You didn't get those out of any bargain basement. And you certainly didn't get them from Ralph. It's a long time since he's had any real money."
She smiled at him cynically. "They are nice, aren't they? I've always liked nice jewellery. But where I got them is my affair and that isn't the important matter at the moment."
She moved over to the fireplace; stood there, her back to the fire, looking at him. He thought her eyes were quizzical, almost amused.
" Well, Terry, what are you going to do about it?" "About what?" he asked.
She shrugged her shoulders. "Why don't you stop pretending? You're in a hell of a spot, aren't you? Ralph's been murdered and it looks to me as if you're going to be elected for it."
O'Day said: "Listen, sweetheart. You can't bring charges of murder against a man unless you have something to go on."
" And you don't think the police have anything to

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