Jennie Baxter, Journalist: A Mystery/Detective, Fiction and Literature, Espionage Classic By Robert Barr! AAA+++ by Robert Barr | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Jennie Baxter, Journalist: A Mystery/Detective, Fiction and Literature, Espionage Classic By Robert Barr! AAA+++

Jennie Baxter, Journalist: A Mystery/Detective, Fiction and Literature, Espionage Classic By Robert Barr! AAA+++

by Robert Barr
     
 
Excerpt:

She was panic-stricken to think that either of the men might come out and find her in the position of an eavesdropper, so with great quietness she opened the door and slipped out into the hall, going from there to the entrance of the ordinary waiting-room, in which she found, not the twelve men that the porter had expatiated upon, but five. Evidently

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Excerpt:

She was panic-stricken to think that either of the men might come out and find her in the position of an eavesdropper, so with great quietness she opened the door and slipped out into the hall, going from there to the entrance of the ordinary waiting-room, in which she found, not the twelve men that the porter had expatiated upon, but five. Evidently the other seven had existed only in the porter's imagination, or had become tired of waiting and had withdrawn. The five looked up at her as she entered and sat down on a chair near the door. A moment later the door communicating with the room she had quitted opened, and a clerk came in. He held two or three slips of paper in his hand, and calling out a name, one of the men rose.

"Mr. Hardwick says," spoke up the clerk, "that this matter is in Mr. Alder's department; would you mind seeing him? Room number five."

So that man was thus got rid of. The clerk mentioned another name, and again....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014558624
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
04/18/2012
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NOOK Book
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186 KB

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