people were interested in a sequel to Sealemon’s great idea?
May I propose:
“The case of the silver box”
Stan Spardini stared gloomily out the window at the frigid rain pouring over North Beach. Would the San Francisco sun make an appearance today? He threw a savage glance at the envelopes filling the inbox. With one swift gesture, he swept them into the trash. The creditors would just have to wait for the unlikely event of one of his deadbeat clients to find themselves in a generous mood and send him a few dollars.
After a few moments of reflexion, Sam decided it would be wiser to head down to Guido’s grill. His decision was aided by the sight of the empty gin bottle on the desk and the fact that his last cigarette was down to a stub. Home was out of the question; on the off chance Brigid was there, he knew a long discussion, probably ending in tears, would be unavoidable. Carefully locking up his trusty revolver (good old Sally, he murmured ;), he stood up, when through the frosted window marked “Private Investigator” he saw a shadow and noticed the door handle slowly turning…
La franchise ne consiste pas à dire tout ce que l’on pense, mais à penser tout ce que l’on dit.
H. de Livry