By Laurie R. King
It really is 1921 and Mary Russell--Sherlock Holmes's exceptional apprentice, now an Oxford graduate with a level in theology--is at the verge of buying a large inheritance. self sustaining ultimately, with a fondness for divinity and detective paintings, her so much baffling secret may possibly now contain Holmes and the burgeoning of a deeper affection among herself and the retired detective. Russell's attentions flip to the hot Temple of God and its chief, Margery Childe, a charismatic suffragette and a mystic, whose draw at the younger theology pupil is impossible to resist. but if 4 bluestockings from the Temple take place lifeless almost immediately after altering their wills, may possibly sins of a capital nature be afoot? Holmes and Russell examine, as their partnership takes a shocking flip.
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There's no chance of losing them now. " "That's right. We'll go on to Eiverside Field and keep an eye on them from there. " Joe agreed that this was a sound suggestion. The boys waited until the trio were out of sight, then hastened on toward the village. Their first concern was a telephone, and as they did not want to go to the hotel, in case some of Ollie Jacobs' friends might be within earshot, they lost some time seeking the telephone exchange, which they finally located in the rear of the post office.
You parked your car in Beach Grove," he said. "I have a witness to prove it. " snapped Frank. " asked the chief. '' The chief shook his head. "I can't take your word for it," he returned. " Frank asked. "You're under arrest. " "Won't you let us go home first? " "He knows about it," said Collig. "But we want to see him, anyway. You come with us, Chief. " The chief considered this for a moment. "I guess there ain't any harm in that," he decided finally. He got up, put on his uniform cap, and led the way out of the office.
If they don't see us, we're liable to lose them anyway. " They peeped through the opening in the door again. But Ducroy and Newt Pipps had withdrawn a little way to one side and were talking in undertones, their words inaudible. In about ten minutes, Ollie Jacobs returned. He hastened into the hangar, and Ducroy looked at him expectantly. " Dangerous Business 147 "I sure did," returned Ollie Jacobs. "It's all settled. " "That's good," declared Ducroy, rubbing his hands together with satisfaction.