By John Dickson Carr
A SIR HENRY MERRIVALE secret. not anyone anticipated a clergyman's daughter from East Roystead to writer a scandalous bestseller, but if Monica Stanton released wish she quick bought employed at Albion movies. anticipating to evolve her personal paintings, she is in its place assigned to aid scriptwriter William Cartwright adapt his most up-to-date detective novel. presently, a chain of mysterious makes an attempt on her existence commence, and the flowery Sir Henry Merrivale is named in to enquire. yet can he see in the course of the intrigue to find the culprit prior to it's too past due?
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What gets me is the stolen car. " The three boys rode back to the turnoff for their gear before dropping Chet at home and returning to their own house. They spent a quiet Sunday, their only detective work being to call headquarters, but there was no news about the Dodds or the car thieves. After breakfast Monday morning the Hardys phoned Chet and promised to meet him and the girls later in the day for a swim off the Sleuth, the Hardys' sleek motorboat. Then they rode into town, parked, and posted themselves in sight of the Excelsior Hotel.
Well, guess I'll be leaving," he said quickly, almost sprinting to the back door. But a friendly voice stopped him. "Oh, Chester"- Miss Hardy smiled-"I want to thank you for delivering my little gift to Mrs. " "Oh, I-Yes, I delivered it. I-I-" "It was an errand I shouldn't have burdened you with, but she's a lovely woman, as you could see, and I always try to send her one of my chocolate-fudge cakes. "Before you go," she continued, holding a second cake up to Chet's nose, "I insist you have a piece of Laura's delicious caramel cake.
Chet! " Aunt Gertrude observed. " He yawned. "Do feel kind of empty. But no food, thanks. " Joe asked. "Certainly not! " Chet brandished a green book with a picture of the ocean on its cover. " Joe grinned. " Chet gave his friend a black look. At that moment the mail arrived. One letter was addressed to the Hardy Boys. Joe showed the envelope to Chet. " Quickly he tore it open to find a handwritten message: Frank and Joe-Jack and I have escaped criminals. We want to give ourselves up but not before talking with you.