By Ann Parker
Compliment for Mercury's Rise... "Mercury is poison, yet Inez Stannert's most modern event is natural gold." -Sarah Smith Agatha-winning writer of the opposite aspect of darkish It's 1880, and Inez Stannert is touring to the modern summer season retreat of Manitou for a reunion together with her son, now a child within the care of her sister. without notice a fellow passenger, Edward velocity, grows faint, swigs a few drugs, and dies less than their horrified gaze. Pace's widow begs Inez to enquire. quickly Inez uncovers the shady aspect of spa tourism together with spurious claims, profiteering, and scientific practitioners who kindle fake hopes within the determined and loss of life. Then Inez's husband reappears after a yr and a half's unexplained absence. Now she needs to struggle to carry directly to her baby and the existence she has outfitted for herself.... Ann Parker is a technological know-how author through day, and lives within the San Francisco Bay zone www.annparker.net
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As you continue on your way, you sense that someone is still behind you. You decide to cross to the other side of the street. The Tapper does the same thing as you do. All kinds of frightening thoughts pass through your mind as you try to lose the stranger. You hope you'll see a police officer, but there's no one in sight. All the stores are closed. The streets are deserted. You wish you hadn't stayed so long at the arcade. You sneak alongside parked cars and quickly scamper across the street again.
He is a professional tennis player, but you have never seen Felix. Uncle Jake mentioned him often in letters, but there was never a photograph of him. To locate Felix, you decide to visit Peru. On the plane you reread Uncle Jake's letters and look at the photographs, hoping to find Felix's address or home town. You uncover no clues. Looking through telephone books in Peru, you find that there are many people in different cities with the name, Felix Miros. You 50 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE are not even sure if your Felix has a telephone.
Type in the program and then return to the book. 34 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE NEW 1 FOR C = 1 TO 2 LET C » C + 10 PRINT " 20 PRINT " 30 PRINT " 40 PRINT 50 PRINT 60 NEXT 5 1 C RUN Racing toward it, you run up the steps. It feels good to be out of the street. With long strides you rush up to the first floor. It seems as if the building is deserted. You hope the stranger doesn't follow you. But once again you hear the tapping sound, this time on the stairs. Quickly you run up to the next floor. But you can still hear the tapping sound following you.
Mercury's Rise (Silver Rush Mysteries, Book 5) by Ann Parker