New PDF release: A Figure in Hiding (The Hardy Boys, Book 16)

By Franklin W. Dixon

The 16th ebook within the Hardy Boys secret tales. The publication was once initially released in 1937 and later rewritten. the unique publication used to be ghostwritten via Leslie McFarlane and incorporated airborne dirt and dust jacket paintings through Paul Laune. This Applewood version is a facsimile copy of the ebook because it used to be initially released in 1937. within the unique variation of A determine in Hiding, Frank and Joe support their father around up a dismal and sinister guy posing as a watch health practitioner, who offers shady therapies to his unsuspecting sufferers.

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Dette var hendes forberedelse til «ballet». Hvordan finder De det? spurte hun. Forunderlig, svarte jeg. Vi gik ut av stuen. Jeg sa: Men hør nu, Edvarda, har De ganske glemt mig? Jeg forstår mig ikke på Dem, svarte hun forundret. Så De ikke alt det jeg hadde gjort? Kunde jeg så komme til Dem? Nei, sa jeg også, så kunde De kanske ikke komme til mig. Jeg var forvåken og utmattet, min tale blev intetsi­ gende og ubehersket, jeg hadde været ulykkelig den hele dag. - Nei så kunde De jo ikke komme til mig.

Og senere engang kom Edvarda på tale og jeg avbrøt doktoren igjen. Gud må vite hvad jeg frygtet for å få høre. Hvorfor avbryter De mig? spurte han. Kan De slet ikke tåle at jeg tar hendes navn i munden? Si mig, sa jeg, hvad er Deres egentlige mening om jomfru Edvarda? Det interesserer mig å vite. Han så mistænksomt på mig. Min egentlige mening? De kan kanske meddele mig nye ting idag, De har kanske endog fridd og fåt ja. Kan jeg lykønske Dem? Ikke? Ja, pokker tro Dem, ha-ha-ha. Så det var det De var rædd for!

En time gik. Meisen tidde oppe i åsen, skogen lå død. Nei nei, det var ingenting iveien, alt var som før, hun gav mig sin hånd til godnat og så på mig i kjærlighet. Imorgen? sa jeg. Nei ikke imorgen, svarte hun. Jeg spurte ikke hvorfor. Imorgen skal vi jo ha vor fest, sa hun leende. Jeg vilde bare overraske dig, men du fik en så ulykkelig mine at jeg måtte si det straks. Jeg vilde ha indbudt dig skriftlig. Og mit hjærte letnet usigelig. Hun gik nikkende til avsked. Endnu ett, sa jeg stående på samme plet.

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