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By William Campbell Gault

Brock's boyhood idol strikes in round the corner sooner than vanishing and leaving a physique in his wake

In Hollywood's golden age, there has been no finer swashbuckler than Fortney Grange. a long time after he final swung on a chandelier, Grange is almost forgotten, his legacy surviving merely in fuzzy black-and-white at the late-late motion picture channel. yet to Brock Callahan, Grange is still a hero. whilst his idol shacks up with the elderly widow round the corner, the ex-private investigator is starstruck. It takes a homicide for the celluloid sheen to start to fade.

A unusual pair of Arizona blackmailers takes up place of abode in a van outdoor Grange's apartment. Grange and his new female friend disappear, and some days later, his agent is located lifeless. even though it breaks his middle, Callahan is compelled to enquire the fellow who has given him loads pleasure. and it'll take greater than swordplay for this getting older daredevil to flee the chair.

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The Swifts explained to Dr. Feng how the rumored Brungarian comet project might cause the United States space agency to cancel Tom's probe. Tom also mentioned the top-secret Brungarian scientific expedition to Mongolia. " Tom added. Dr. Feng frowned and stroked his tiny goatee. "At the moment, no. " "We'll certainly appreciate it if you can pick up any clues to the mystery," Tom said. Feng nodded and smiled. "Of course. But now I must tell you the main reason for my visit. " CHAPTER IX BOMB BLAZE TOM and his father were intrigued by Dr.

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Tom smiled and waved back as he recognized Mrs. Abernathy. Bud nudged him. " Tom was startled to see Sam Crivet taking a seat at the back of the hall. Presently Dubley asked Tom to come up on the platform with him. Bud, Sandy, and Phyl sat down in the front row. The meeting began with reports on UFO sightings. Several people who had seen the flying disks stood up to tell about their experiences. Tom listened with keen interest. Then Dubley invited the young inventor to speak. "I've been asked to discuss extraterrestrial life," Tom told the audience.

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