By Robert Bruce Stewart
“It was once interpreting this ebook that made my stopover at to Buffalo imperative.” — William McKinley
“Of the entire first novels we've reviewed this 12 months, this can be the main nascent.” — Publishers Meekly
In July 1900, hapless coverage investigator Harry Reese travels to Buffalo to seem right into a suspicious fireplace. but if Harry uncovers a smuggling ring, the case morphs into anything extra sinister, and he’s confronted with a brand new set of questions. What’s develop into of the infamous ringleader? And was once the lacking Charles Elwell killed for the coverage cash? Or is he alive and sharing within the proceeds? to discover the solutions, Harry travels to Canada and again within the corporation of a political boss’s conniving stooge and a curious younger lady who seems engaging in an research of her personal. It’s a byzantine odyssey, in which Harry can by no means make certain of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him.
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I'll leave the print in the camera until we get back. " exclaimed Frank, who had taken over the glasses again. " Biff asked as Frank shifted the binoculars slightly. "He's circling the cabin - hey! He's stopping at the chimney! " Hanleigh had a stick with which he tapped and poked at the stonework. Presently he stopped and disappeared among the trees. "Bet he's leaving," said Frank. " The boys hurried from the cabin, donned their snowshoes again, and made their way down the slope. Soon they reached the Seagull.
Let's look once more," Frank suggested, and explained that Tad and his pal knew nothing of Hanleigh's departure from the island. " Joe stated. All footprints had been obliterated by the wind-drifted snow, so their task was more difficult. "Chances are they're hidden nearby," Frank said. " As soon as breakfast was over, they set out. First they searched in the snow which had piled against the cabin, but found nothing. "Hanleigh probably carried the boxes out the back," said Frank, leading the way to the kitchen door.
Finally he said, "Do you know? " "It was so long ago - I can't remember," Mr Jefferson replied. " Joe exclaimed. " "Yes," Frank went on, "if Johnny was determined to solve the puzzle of your missing medals, he may have dug up information about Sparewell's past and learned the names of relatives. " "It's all supposition," Mr Jefferson said with a sigh. " The man looked at him in amazement. "Hot springs! Certainly not! " But his eyes met Frank's and the older boy bit back a grin. " he said to himself.
Always a Cold Deck (A Harry Reese Mystery, Book 1) by Robert Bruce Stewart