Miss Wonderful looked down at the floor and bit her lower lip. Men liked that, but this Spade character was probably wise to the trick. "The Thin Man is...my husband. Or was. It's complicated. I haven't treated him like a husband in quite some time. You see...oh, he's such a brute, you don't know!"
"No, but I can imagine."
Miss Wonderful tried the lower lip bite again. "Look, could we go somewhere else to talk? The beach is beautiful tonight."
"Wouldn't the Thin Man object to you and me alone on a beach?"
"I don't care. You see, I don't exactly have very many...