Danger at the Drawbridge

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Author: Mildred A. Wirt
Published: 1940
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,209 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Penny Parker
Downloads: 2,394
Added to site: 2010.12.02
mnybks.net#: 29802
Origin: gutenberg.org

When the newspaper's society editor becomes ill, Penny gets to cover a society wedding at a mysterious old estate which is surrounded by a moat. Penny discovers quite a mystery when the groom fails to show up for the wedding. Penny also learns about a missing tax evader and searches for both men at the same time.

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her on the estate. She has a guard stationed on the drawbridge to see that you don't get past."

The car drove on toward Riverview. Salt sat staring down the road, drumming his fingers thoughtfully on the steering wheel.

"Looks like we're up against a tough assignment," he said. "If Les can't get in--"

"I'm not going back without at least an attempt," announced Penny firmly.

"That's the spirit!" Salt cried with sudden approval. "We'll get on the estate somehow if we have to swim over."

He jerked the press card from the windshield, and reaching into the back seat of the car, covered the Model X camera with an old gunny sack. The miniature camera he placed in his coat pocket.

"No use advertising our profession too early in the game," he remarked.

Twelve-thirty found Penny and Salt in the sleepy little town of Corbin. Fortifying themselves with a lunch of hot dog sandwiches and pop, they followed a winding, dusty highway toward the Kippenberg estate.

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