Ruth Fielding Down East

or, The Hermit of Beach Plum Point

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,327 / 132 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.9
LoC Category: PS
Series: Ruth Fielding
Downloads: 1,075
Added to site: 2007.10.21
mnybks.net#: 18615
Origin: gutenberg.org

Ruth, already successful as a scenario writer, had planned an unusual outline for a new moving picture. This outline disappeared and then turned up in a most unexpected fashion!

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elieved it to be the very best thing she had ever originated, and she said she wished to surprise them all.

He even knew that all her notes and "before-the-finish" writing was in the notebooks that had now gone with the completed manuscript. It looked more than mysterious. It was suspicious.

Tom looked all around the summer-house. Of course, after this hard downpour it was impossible to mark any footsteps. Nor, indeed, did the raider need to leave such a trail in getting to and departing from the little vine-covered pavilion. The sward was heavy all about it save on the river side.

The young man found not a trace. Nor did he see a piece of paper anywhere. He was confident that Ruth's papers and notebooks and pen had been removed by some human agency. And it could not have been a friend who had done this thing.

CHAPTER III

THE DERELICT

"Didn't you find anything, Tom?" Ruth Fielding asked, as Helen's twin re

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