In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings hires private detective Michael Shayne to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen. Shayne discovers that Stallings himself has had Helen confined in an asylum in order to obtain her money. Written by
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Mike Goes On Vacation... And What a Workout... What Fun!... For Everyone but....
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[Stallings wants Mike to postpone his vacation to hunt for his missing stepdaughter, giving him a hefty check as an inducement
The nerve of some people. They can't take no for an answer.
Well, you don't want to be too hard on Stallings, dear. You'd be desperate, too, if a member of your family were missing.
[shows Phyllis the check
Look - isn't it pretty?
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