Ross Rocklynne's "Escape through Space" (short story, adventure, free): Riding through solar corona, in a comet's shadow
So they enlist services of Larry Sharon, a visitor from earth, to carry her "safely" to earth; plan is to kill both during their voyage. Story is of the fugitives escaping their interceptors...
Fact sheet.First published: Amazing Stories, June 1938.
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Related: Stories of Ross Rocklynne.