Read e-book online A Private View (Sir John Appleby, Book 13) PDF

By Michael Innes

ISBN-10: 0755121112

ISBN-13: 9780755121113

Sir John and woman Appleby attend a memorial exhibition of the oils, gouaches, collages, and trouvailles of artist Gavin Limbert, who used to be lately discovered shot, lower than very suspicious situations. As assistant commissioner of police, Sir John is already , yet he turns into much more intrigued while Limbert's final masterpiece is stolen from the gallery below his very eyes.

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All right, son, much obliged to you," said the detective to Joe. He snapped a pair of handcuffs on the would-be fugitive, a lean, hawk-nosed man who eyed them sullenly. "Now let me have your names, boys," the officer went on. The Hardys did not wish to give their names, so they just laughed and said they were glad to be of service. The brothers then decided that the sooner they communicated with their father, the better. Accordingly they returned to his hotel room. After an hour's wait Joe suggested that they go home.

62 The Mystery of the Flying Express After delivering them, they spent the rest of the day doing errands for their father. As the brothers were ready to start for home Joe remarked : "The Flying Express goes through here in fifteen minutes, Frank. " suggested Frank. "Let's take this alley. '' The little-used street led them to a small field filled with tall grass. Crossing this, the brothers reached a growth of shrubs alongside the railroad ties just as the moan of a whistle sounded in the distance.

An instant later the door swung open slowly. A menacing figure stood dimly outlined in the pale rays of the full moon. CHAPTER XII THE CLUE IN THE ASHES foe an instant Joe debated whether or not to tackle the intruder. Before he could decide he recognized the man as the rancher. The huge body was moving stealthily toward the chair where Joe had laid his clothes. Joe smiled to himself. " Beneath the back of his head he could feel a hard lump where he had placed his money and papers under the pillow.

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