By Eric Ambler
Vincent Flavius, a millionaire industrialist, charters a cabin cruiser owned by way of Ross Barnes. Flavius is at the verge of engineering yet one more sensational monetary coup. Embarkation is decided for Cannes, yet that's the place the difficulty starts. surprise after surprise follows a wierd come upon Barnes has with a lady in a dingy café. homicide and kidnapping stick to, besides a perilous chase which brings the Sûreté Nationale into rapid motion.
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Erlendur was unsure what kind of a relationship this was but he liked it. Even after meeting regularly for almost half a year they had not slept together. At least their relationship was not a sexual one. They sat and talked about various aspects of their lives. ' he asked when they had eaten and drunk coffee and liqueur and talked about Eva Lind and Sindri and her sons and work. She repeatedly asked him about the skeleton in Kleifarvatn but there was little that he could tell her. Only that the police were talking to people whose loved ones had gone missing during a specific period around 1970.
Marion Briem asked. 'Bones,' Erlendur said. ' 'Oh, really,' said Marion, who had retired but found it difficult not to get involved in any especially interesting cases that Erlendur might be investigating. There was a long silence on the line. ' Erlendur asked.
The parents were now both aged 78 and in fine fettle. They had two other sons, both younger, now in their fifties. They knew that their eldest son had committed suicide. They did not know how he went about it, nor where his remains were. Sigurdur Óli asked them about Kleifarvatn, the radio transmitter and the hole in the skull, but they had no idea what he was talking about. Their son had never quarrelled with anyone and had no enemies; that was out of the question. 'It's an absurd idea that he was murdered,' the mother said with a glance at her husband, still anxious after so many years about the fate of their son.
Charter To Danger by Eric Ambler