The response gave Corwin pause. It wasn’t like Madeline to be coy like that when the subject was business. “Just how far outside my usual area of expertise are we talking?”
“Perceptive as always, Captain. I’d tell you more, but … well, I’m afraid I just don’t have all that much to tell you. Naturally we have people who usually check these sorts of things out for us, but there are those in the agency who are most impressed with your resourcefulness. They’re of the opinion that you can handle this.”
“But you have your doubts.”
“I do have some reservations,” she said.