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Lady Afraid

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Desperate to recover her son, a yacht designer turns to a hard-bitten captain for help
Sarah Lineyack’s in-laws hated her the moment she married their son. They hated her when she was pregnant, and they hated her even more after the car crash that killed their darling boy but spared Sarah and her child. While Sarah recovered, the Lineyacks stole her baby, claiming she was a
ebook, 167 pages
Published October 8th 2013 by Road (first published January 1st 1948)
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Oct 20, 2013 Guy rated it it was ok
While American author Lester Dent (1904-1959) is best remembered for his Doc Savage novels, he tackled a number of pulp genres, including, of course, crime. Lady Afraid was published in 1948. This is the story of a young, widowed career woman whose tragic past comes roaring back with murder, kidnapping, dirty business dealings, and a double cross.

The novel opens with 26-year-old Sarah Lineyack, a yacht designer, who’s just reached an important moment in her career. In a field devoid of women, s
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Lester Dent (1904–1959) was born in La Plata, Missouri. In his mid-twenties, he began publishing pulp fiction stories, and moved to New York City, where he developed the successful Doc Savage Magazine with Henry Ralston, head of Street and Smith, a leading pulp publisher. The magazine ran from 1933 until 1949 and included 181 novel-length stories, of which Dent wrote the vast majority under the ...more
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