By Carolyn Keene
By way of mistake Nancy Drew gets a letter from England meant for an heiress, additionally named Nancy Drew. whilst Nancy undertakes a look for the lacking younger lady, it turns into noticeable ruthless, harmful guy is set to avoid her from discovering the heiress or himself. Clues that Nancy reveals lead her to think that the villainous Edgar Nixon plans to marry the heiress after which thieve her inheritance.
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Ned stated, “Pretty shabby method to deal with the Emerson Drama membership. ” Nancy all at once had an concept. “Ned,” she stated, “let’s get my automobile and visit where the place Nancy Smith Drew lives. might be we will nonetheless cease her from getting married to Edgar Nixon! ” the 2 acknowledged good-by to the opposite couple and dashed off towards the fraternity condo. that they had virtually reached it while a wide rock got here whizzing throughout the air. It used to be aimed without delay at Nancy! bankruptcy XIV Elusive Niece NED had stuck a glimpse of the rock coming in Nancy’s path. immediately he pulled her right down to the pavement and the stone sailed over the girl’s head. It crashed via one of many fraternity-house home windows. “Oh! ” Nancy exclaimed, having a look round quick to determine the person that had thrown the rock. either she and Ned observed a guy operating towards the car parking zone. They dashed after him. Ned quickly outdistanced Nancy and in a last dash overtook the guy, who used to be quite shabbily dressed. Ned grabbed carry of the assailant’s collar and yanked him round. “What used to be the massive proposal? ” he acknowledged angrily. “You may have harmed my pal badly. ” “But I didn’t, so enable me cross! ” the stranger retorted. “I’ll do not anything of the kind,” Ned snapped. “Suppose you supply me an evidence. Then I’ll come to a decision what to do. ” via this time Nancy had joined them. She, too, demanded to understand why the fellow had acted the best way he had and what his identify used to be. Their captive started to tremble with fright. “I—I quite didn’t suggest no damage, miss,” he acknowledged. “Please don’t make me inform my identify. It’ll be undesirable for me. ” “Why? ” Nancy acknowledged. “Would you fairly inform the police? ” “Oh no! now not the police! ” the fellow pleaded. “As I stated, I didn’t damage you while I threw the stone, so that you received no correct to carry me. permit me pass! ” Nancy and Ned checked out one another. Legally the fellow was once correct. He may possibly insist that he had now not meant to hit Nancy or the window with the stone. “You may still pay for repairing the window,” Nancy acknowledged. “I ain’t bought no funds. ” “In that case, i suppose the police must come to a decision what to do,” Ned advised him. “Please, mister, don’t do this. I’ll inform you my identify. It’s Otto Busch. I’m only a no-good man during this city. I’ll inform you the complete tale. A smoothlookin’ man got here as much as me down within the village and requested me if I’d prefer to earn a few cash. ” “Yes? ” Nancy prodded the guy as he paused. “Well, he gave me a couple of cash to do a task. He confirmed me an image of you, leave out, and stated if you come domestic this night, the following at this apartment, i used to be to throw a big-sized rock at you and scare you. ” “Scare me approximately what? ” Nancy queried, staring demanding at Otto Busch. the guy shrugged. “I dunno. the man didn’t say. I s’posed he had anything on you. ” Busch stopped talking. “Is that each one? ” Ned requested. “Yeah. Now am i able to pass? ” Nancy requested for an outline of the fellow and was once definite he was once Edgar Nixon. He needs to be getting wanting to test this sort of villainous approach to continue her from attempting to remedy the secret approximately him. possibly he had discovered she had taken the letters for his Lonely Hearts membership to the postal inspector in River Heights.