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  • By now Anna had met three of the team: DS Phil Markham, who was a big, square-chested man with iron-grey hair, an old pro; DC Pamela Meadows, who was pleasant enough, with bad acne; and DC Mario Paluzzo, a part-Italian, swarthy-faced officer who had hardly given Anna the time of day.

    Deadly Intent

  • The son of a Russianized gipsy from Izyumskoe, swarthy-faced and curly-headed, with big black eyes and a matted beard, he was never called among our Kotchuevko peasants by any name but “The Devil.”

    The Wife

  • He, too, had just completed a very profitable stroke of business, though not a literary one, and as he was at last escorting to the door a swarthy-faced Jew with whom he had been sitting for the last two hours in his study, he shook hands with me affably, and in his soft pleasant bass inquired after my health.

    The Insulted and the Injured

  • He glanced from the excited Feds to a swarthy-faced Arab man.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • He passed the swarthy-faced Arab who cleared Customs, carrying a briefcase, dabbing his sweaty face with a hankie.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • Some of them were Nemedian serfs, swarthy-faced men clad in coarse, knee-length shirts corded at the waist with frayed rope.

    Conan The Warlord

  • Sarah watched Else Sanchez, the robust, swarthy-faced captain who wore an old seaman's jumper and a blue-billed cap.

    Give Us Forever

  • The captain, swarthy-faced and possessing a bizarre sprouting of facial hair, frowned at the Hrrubans before he saluted Hu Shih.

    Decision at Doona

  • The swarthy-faced man pounced on him and shook him like a rat!

    The Mystery of the Vanished Prince

  • Through all the witnessing of God's two prophets, there had stood among the listening crowd, a tall, swarthy-faced man, richly attired, a Jew by race, (that was evident from the marked Hebrew lines of his face).

    The Mark of the Beast

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