The Blue Lights

A detective story

Cover image for

Download


Author: Frederic Arnold Kummer (Arnold Fredericks)
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,451 / 181 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 2,259
Added to site: 2012.01.18
mnybks.net#: 31210
Excerpt

on you. He has the utmost faith in your abilities. He knows your familiarity with Paris--the work you have done there, in the past. He believes that, by intrusting the matter to a fellow countryman, he will get his boy back again. He hasn't much faith in foreign detectives. He's set his heart on having you start for Paris at once. I can't go back and tell him that you have refused." Mr. Hodgman spoke in a loud and earnest voice, due to his very evident excitement. Neither he nor Duvall noticed that Grace had approached them, and was standing in the open doorway of the house.

Before the detective had an opportunity to reply, Grace spoke. "What is it, Richard?" she inquired, quietly.

Duvall rose, presented Mr. Hodgman to his wife, and bade her sit down. Then, in a few words, he acquainted her with the circumstances which led to the latter's visit.

"Think of that poor mother, alone there in Paris," Hodgman supplemented. "Think of her suffering, her anxiety. I realize how much we are asking,

Reviews

Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2012.09.01
S M
**...

A detective husband and wife are both working on a kidnapping case. Somewhat lame. No surprises anywhere. The lead pair appears more inept than the perfect couple in love and genius detectives they are supposed to be.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Blue Lights by Frederic Arnold Kummer - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hollywood Assassin
by M.Z. Kelly
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
'Doc.' Gordon
by Mary Wilkins Freeman
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
The Attic Murder
by S. Fowler Wright
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
'Laramie'
by Charles King
The Accused
by Harold R. Daniels

See more popular titles from this genre.