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The Knave of Lilies

The Jack of Diamonds went missing on a cold November night. I was the last person to see him — or at least, the last who was willing to admit it.

 

The Dentist’s Apprentice

Dr. Audley was just clicking the padlock on the shutters, trying to keep his balance on the quaking ground, when Mrs. Knaggs strode down Chepe Street toward them, her handbag swinging like a mace.

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