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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

in a couple of minutes-that is, provided you swear not to phone the police till after I've been through."
Mercia did not answer. She hung up the receiver with a hand that shook like a leaf in the wind. The devils of horror and fright were yelling aloud in her brain, the sick terror of some unnameable catastrophe palsied her thoughts.
She gazed for a moment at the mute telephone with fear-filled eyes and her face slowly draining ashy white. Then, picking up the skirt of her kimono, she raced up the stairs, fleet footed as a young deer. Turning to the right she darted along the landing to her father's bedroom door.
White, delicate knuckles beat a hurried tatta-tattat on the panel. Her left hand was clutched to her heart and her silk gown-ruffle rose and fell to the heaving of her breast.
There was no answer and she knocked again, rapidly, desperately. Still no sound came from inside the room. She turned the handle and pushed open the door.
The room was stark empty. The bed had not been slept in. There was not a dent in the white smoothness of the bed linen, not a hair brush was out of place. His pyjama case still lay in a neat black oblong across the creamy fulness of the pillows.
She ran, half in panic, out of the room towards her mother's door, but as she reached the head of the stairs the telephone bell pealed out a loud metallic summons from the study.

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