By Carolyn Keene
With Nancy's ally George set to compete within the sizeable race in Chicago, Nancy is going to the Windy urban, the place she unearths herself fascinated with discovering the person that has been sending loss of life threats to best runner Annette Lang.
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Nancy’s temper was once grim as she walked again to the place the sniper had hidden. She noticed a gleam of steel within the timber, bent down, and collected an empty bullet cartridge. a quick seek exposed extra, which she pocketed. Then she moved quickly again to the spot the place Annette and George have been nonetheless pressed opposed to the tree trunks. “All clear,” she introduced. “Whoever it was once received away. ” George’s face used to be light as she emerged from at the back of her tree. Annette additionally appeared a bit shaken. “Hey, examine that! ” Nancy exclaimed as her gaze lit on a big constitution close by. “That’s Buckingham Fountain,” Annette acknowledged. Water was once pouring down the perimeters of the multitiered fountain to a pool that surrounded it. anything stirred at the back of Nancy’s reminiscence, yet she couldn’t convey it into concentration. “Did you spot the individual? ” George requested, breaking into Nancy’s strategies. Nancy braced herself. George wasn’t going to love what she needed to say. “No, whoever it was once wore a mask,” she all started. “The individual jumped in a automobile and escaped. ” She took a deep breath sooner than including, “I did detect something. The getaway automobile had a placard with the ICT emblem within the window. ” George stared blankly at Nancy for a second. “ICT? yet you don’t . . . you can’t imagine that Kevin is concerned with any of this! ” Nancy took one other deep breath. “I wish now not. yet examine what this tale is doing for his profession. He may have prompted any of the incidents. And now, the ICT placard in that car . . . i must examine the proof, George. ” Nancy observed a short flash of soreness in her friend’s eyes. Then George seemed down and tugged on the cutoff hem of her sweats. “He simply may by no means do any of these issues, Nancy,” she acknowledged, nonetheless having a look down. “You need to think that. ” “I are looking to, George,” Nancy stated speedy. “But until eventually i do know needless to say, i must give some thought to him a suspect. ” ultimately George met Nancy’s gaze. there has been a decided glint in her eyes as she acknowledged, “Well, fantastic. I suggest, i assume I comprehend. yet I already be aware of evidently, and I’m certainly going to maintain spending time with him whereas we’re right here. ” George walked away, kicking a few gravel at the direction, then leaned down and ran one hand throughout the water within the pool. Nancy George along with her eyes for a second, then compelled herself to accommodate the case. Turning to Annette, she stated, “Now that you’ve been shot at, we need to name within the police. ” “But you acknowledged you wouldn’t! I relied on you! ” Annette cried angrily. “I acknowledged I’d attempt to not. yet now you’ve been shot at, and that’s the place the police are available. in a different way, we’re all in serious trouble. ” “But what in the event that they won’t enable me run? ” Annette demanded. “You’ll need to paintings it out with them,” Nancy responded. “Now, you and George wait the following whereas i locate a cellphone. ” Nancy trudged up the line. nice, she suggestion. George is disappointed, and Annette won’t enable herself be safe. a lot for my enjoyable weekend in Chicago! • • • Fifteen mins later a police vehicle drove as much as the spot the place Nancy had chanced on a mobile. plainclothes law enforcement officials obtained out. “Are you Nancy Drew? ” requested one officer, a thickset guy with jet black hair and lengthy sideburns.