The Twenty-Six Clues Isabel Ostrander

ISBN: 9780217400459

Published: January 15th 2012

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148 pages


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The Twenty-Six Clues  by  Isabel Ostrander

The Twenty-Six Clues by Isabel Ostrander
January 15th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 148 pages | ISBN: 9780217400459 | 3.38 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter xx From Out The Past on a bright,MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index.

Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter xx From Out The Past on a bright, balmy afternoon in late November the Planters Bank of New Orleans was about to close its doors for the day when two men, obviously strangers, entered and approached the paying tellers window. One was tall and lantern jawed and moved with the lithe ease which told of perfect muscular training- the other heavy set but not bulky, with a stubby, reddish mustache on the long upper lip and keen smiling blue eyes.

Youve a director at this bank named Justin Messager. Id like to know where I can find him, please, announced the heavier of the two strangers. The languid teller stared. Mr. Messager never comes to the bank and rareiy to a meeting, he replied coldly. Is there anything we can do for you? No, its him Ive got to see. Where did you say he lived? I didnt say the teller snapped. Mr. Messager is very feeble and does not permit himself to be annoyed.

What is the nature of your business with him? Thats his look-out The blue eyes narrowed and glinted gray. Weve been sent from New York to see him and if you want to make a secret of his whereabouts, I suppose theres a directory or two in this town Come along, Denny Oh, from New York?

The teller s manner underwent a change. Mr. Messager lives out on St. Charles Avenue- Ill write the address for you. The first vice-president is here, if you would care to see him instead. The stranger declined, and receiving the proffered slip of paper, he departed, followed by his companion. Look here, Mac, youve not told me a word of what were after the latter complained. Who is this Justin Messager, and what for are we trailing a feeble old man thatll likely have us thrown out for intruding on him?

He was a crony of Pierre Chartrand, and Chartrand was t...



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