By Mike Dixon
A few issues are most sensible left unopened, quite after they include darkish secrets and techniques. David Paget must have considered that earlier than he agreed to assemble a suitcase from Hong Kong and take it to Canberra. The contents belong to the far away previous and glance too previous to be threatening. yet appearances might be misleading. Like a genie from a bottle the earlier rushes in and David is propelled on a mad flight during the vastness of Australia, pursued via employed killers. His neighbors mount a rescue operation. To prevail, they have to delve into the earlier and discover the explanations for his plight.
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Other staff members, including their latest recruit, would follow later. He squeezed into a space on the back seat next to a medical unit and a box with David‟s name on it. Tim jumped into the driver‟s seat and they pulled off, towing a trailer carrying a big inflatable boat and two huge outboard motors. Humphrey spoke first. ‟ „There‟s nothing to repay,‟ David said. ‟ He reached into a bag and took out a document which he handed to Humphrey. In the rear mirror, Tim saw the expression on Humphrey‟s face.
Tim had no problems with that. He knew his diving skills were good and he liked Dave. The kid had a heap going for him. Admittedly, there was a bit of growing up to be done but that was to be expected. Dave was only twenty. He was eight years younger than himself. It wasn‟t surprising they had differences. ‟ He heard banging at the door. „Davo? ‟ Tim unlocked the door and David stumbled inside. It was still pouring with rain and water dripped from his wet T-shirt. He peeled it off and clambered out of his soggy jeans.
David went to an icebox and returned with two cans. He pulled off the rings and handed one to Humphrey. ‟ Humphrey raised his can and figured it was time to stop chattering and ask questions. He took a sip and stared at the young man. ‟ „Well. All this talk of Chinese secret societies and buried treasure. ‟ David looked surprised. „My Uncle Charlie made a fortune out of it. He had a salvage boat. ‟ Humphrey questioned him about the ships and was impressed. David knew a great deal about the Pacific War.
Curtin Express by Mike Dixon