Jaguar

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AuthorHouse, Nov 12, 2012 - Fiction - 398 pages
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Jacky threw a look through the window and saw some patrol cars, which came nearer and nearer. Fast she put the jewellery into her pocket from the trousers and left the room. She ran the stairs up. Gloria sat already on the roof again; she helped Laura with the old clothes. As Laura was on the roof, too, Jacky climbed up the rope. Gloria stretched out her hand and helped her onto the roof. The three women exchanged a look together as they heard how someone opened the entrance from the museum. The alarm bell stopped her sound. “Hurry up!” Jacky pushed Laura and Gloria over to the other rope from the helicopter. Gloria squeezed the picture, which she had stolen under her arm and climbed up the rope. Laura had it more difficult: She threw the clothes about her shoulder and fastened them on to her belt. Then she pulled herself up the rope. “Stop – Police! Hands up!” a voice sounded loud over the roof. Jacky turned around. A man hung on the rope what they had needed to come into the museum and out. He grabbed the frame in order to come onto the roof. “Climb up!” Jacky called to Laura and Laura disappeared into the dark night. Jacky ran to the parapet where she had fastened to the rope. She took out her knife – and cut the rope...
 

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Duncan MacLaren - Fiction - 2012 - 398 pages
Jacky threw a look through the window and saw some patrol cars, which came nearer and nearer. Fast she put the jewellery into her pocket from the trousers
and left the room. She ran the stairs up. Gloria sat already on the roof again; she helped Laura with the old clothes. As Laura was on the roof, too, Jacky climbed up the rope. Gloria stretched out her hand and helped her onto the roof. The three women exchanged a look together as they heard how someone opened the entrance from the museum. The alarm bell stopped her sound. “Hurry up!” Jacky pushed Laura and Gloria over to the other rope from the helicopter. Gloria squeezed the picture, which she had stolen under her arm and climbed up the rope. Laura had it more difficult: She threw the clothes about her shoulder and fastened them on to her belt. Then she pulled herself up the rope. “Stop – Police! Hands up!” a voice sounded loud over the roof. Jacky turned around. A man hung on the rope what they had needed to come into the museum and out. He grabbed the frame in order to come onto the roof. “Climb up!” Jacky called to Laura and Laura disappeared into the dark night. Jacky ran to the parapet where she had fastened to the rope. She took out her knife – and cut the rope... 

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Contents

1 Isabella
1
2 Gloria
69
3 Johnny
133
4 Laura
247
5 Jacky
309
Epilogue
385
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Born in Montreal in 1917, Duncan Dingwall McLaren was raised and educated in Vancouver. He first started flying in 1933.

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