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appeared at Mallowfield. He'd heard something about me. He'd heard that I was engaged. I am engaged to be married to a Mr. Pavin. And hearing this seemed to have upset Nicky-quite needlessly, I thought." She smiled. "There's no doubt about it that he was very jealous of Mr. Favin. Apparently he'd met him somewhere. He didn't like him. He'd very little that was good to say about him. I didn't take much notice of that. Men can be just as jealous as women."
O'Day nodded. "So you think that was all there was to it? Tell me something, Mrs. Deane. Did he tell you why he didn't like Pavin; why he was so jealous of him? Maybe"-he hesitated-"he thought you were making a fool of yourself."
She shrugged her shoulders. "Any man who's fond of a woman and realises that she's engaged to somebody else always thinks she's making a fool of herself. Wouldn't you, Mr. O'Day?"
O'Day looked at her. "I wouldn't know."
There was a silence; then she asked: "What are you thinking?"
He said: "I was thinking that it would be very easy to be fond of you, Mrs. Deane. I was thinking that if a man were fond of you he might do all sorts of things if he thought there was a chance of losing you.
" The question of losing me, as you call it, doesn't come into it. Nicky Needham knew that."
There was a pause; then O'Day said: "What sort of man was Needham as regards money-saving or generous? Did he throw his money about? Did he look after it carefully?"

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