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Penny Nichols and the Black Imp

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Author: Joan Clark (Mildred Wirt Benson)
Published: 1936
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,724 / 126 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Penny Nichols
Downloads: 1,395
Added to site: 2010.08.09
mnybks.net#: 28665
Origin: gutenberg.org

Penny befriends another troubled young lady, Amy Coulter. Amy's sculpture, the Black Imp, was the best entry in an art contest, but the prize went to an inferior work of art. Even worse, Amy is now accused of stealing a valuable Rembrant painting from the museum!Penny is certain that Amy is innocent and even helps Amy evade the police. After Penny chances to see Amy accepting a payment from a man connected with the museum, Penny worries that she may have acted rashly in helping Amy maintain her freedom.

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rectly after your announcement regarding the prize," Penny informed when no one spoke.

For the first time the art critic fastened his gaze upon the two girls. He instantly recognized them and his face darkened.

"Who was the young woman?" the attendant questioned Penny.

"Her name was Amy Coulter, I believe."

"A friend of yours?" Hanley Cron demanded with an unpleasant inflection to his voice.

"I met her for the first time this afternoon."

"Does anyone know anything about this girl?" the art critic questioned the crowd in general.

Although a number of persons were slightly acquainted with the young sculptress, no one could offer any information regarding her character. Susan and Penny grew slightly annoyed at Hanley Cron's method of handling the situation.

"I don't see that Amy Coulter has any connection with the disappearance of the painting in the adjoining room," Penny said impatiently. "She came here today because of her entry, 'The Black Imp' was bein

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