Re: RARA-AVIS: Another Fawcett Gold Medal opening

From: Jim Beaver (
Date: 20 Aug 2002

> I'm reading Bruno Fischer's THE LADY KILLS (1951). The opening: a man
> knocks on a door and it's answered by a gorgeous young woman in a skimpy
> bikini. I'm sure I read a Shell Scott book with an opening like this ...
> though maybe there she was actually wearing a towel, or maybe she was
> naked. Shell was always lucky. Can anyone think of other Gold Medals
> with an opening like this?

When I was about 14, collecting payments for my paper route one night, a gorgeous young woman answered the door naked. I've never read a Shell Scott book, but I suspect Shell would have had a good derisive laugh at what I did next.

Jim Beaver

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