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Whispering Walls

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Author: Mildred A. Wirt
Published: 1946
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,587 / 133 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,065
Added to site: 2011.06.22
mnybks.net#: 30222
Genre: Young Readers
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a picture of him."

"But you can describe the man?"

"Oh, yes. He is forty-five, though he looks older. His hair is gray at the temples. He wore an expensive tailored suit--brown, I believe. One of the most distinguishing marks I should say, is a scar on his left cheek."

"I'll send one of the detectives around," Sergeant Gray promised. He had completed his investigation and with the other patrolman, started to leave the office.

Albert Potts drew a deep breath and seemed to relax. Only then did it occur to Penny that throughout the greater part of the interview he had stood in front of the outside balcony door, as if to shield it from attention.

Taking the plumed serpent drawing with them, Sergeant Gray and the patrolman left the office. Penny lingered, intending to ask Albert Potts a few questions about Mr. Rhett. But the man gave her no opportunity.

Barely had the others gone when he turned toward her, making no effort to mask his dislike.

"Now will you get out

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