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Fortune’s Christmas - ebook/epub

Fortune’s Christmas - ebook/epub
Fortune’s Christmas - ebook/epub
Max Brand
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„Fortune’s Christmas” is a short story by Max Brand originally published in December 20, 1924. Brand was an American author best known for his thoughtful Westerns under the pen name Max Brand. Prolific in many genres, he wrote historical novels, detective mysteries, pulp fiction stories and many more. „Fortune’s Christmas” is a Christmas story, told from the perspective of Anthony Hazzard, a miser to end all misers. Anthony Hazzard is money lender to the desparate, a man with a dark secret. When Harry Fortune busts out of prison, he comes gunning for Hazzard, and worlds collide...
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