By Leslie Charteris
The Saint's vacation in Tenerife involves a dramatic finish whilst he rescues an aged Dutch diamond cutter and his daughter from a vicious assault. it kind of feels the outdated guy is a reluctant member of a jewel-smuggling gang, and of course Simon bargains to assist him out for only a small proportion of the boodle. yet issues get complex while the Saint learns the previous guy had a lottery price ticket worthy $2 million - which has now long gone lacking. because the plot will get extra complicated, Simon struggles to play a profitable hand.
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