A Figure in Hiding (The Hardy Boys, Book 16) by Franklin W. Dixon

By Franklin W. Dixon

The 16th ebook within the Hardy Boys secret tales. The e-book was once initially released in 1937 and later rewritten. the unique e-book was once ghostwritten by way of Leslie McFarlane and integrated airborne dirt and dust jacket artwork via Paul Laune. This Applewood version is a facsimile replica of the booklet because it used to be initially released in 1937. within the unique version of A determine in Hiding, Frank and Joe aid their father around up a depressing and sinister guy posing as an eye fixed healthcare professional, who can provide shady therapies to his unsuspecting sufferers.

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There's food here, and besides that I don't think my arm will ever be much good anymore. SOUPEAU enters busily from the Hostelry. He is scrupulously dressed. SIMONE enters behind him dragging a trunk. SOUPEAU (clapping his hands) : Maurice, Robert, Gus­ tave, let's go, let's go. You have to load the china up. Everything in the storeroom has to be put on the trucks. Pack the hams in salt. But load the wine on first. Drink your coffee later : this is war. We're going to B ord e aux . They continue tlzeir breakfast.

Henri, y ou know how I dislike interfering in business matters. But I can no longer ignore your dealings with this Cap ta in Fetain. We all know that he is a Fascist. MAYOR: has returned from the Hostelry with a ven­ dor's tray, loaded with large bags, tied about her; in her hands she carries two more baskets stuffed with bags. SIMONE I suggest you be careful, Ph ili ppe, when you call the Captain a Fascist. soUP EAU: ( bitterly ) : "I suggest you be careful! " Is that all that you and your Captain Fetain can say to me, with the Germans already at the Loire?

The aristocracy is against the King. Th at's the way it reads in your book, too. While behind you stand the people, espe­ cially Maurice. Can't we come to an agreement, Joan, just you and I? MAYOR: Why not, Your Majesty? ( Hesistantly. ) Only you 'll have to take a fi rmer hand in business m atters and see that the food pails are always full. SIMON E : I'll see what I can do. In any case I'll h ave to be careful, otherwise they're l i able to cut my royal salary. I 've always been the man to close his eyes to everything, so that when I do h ave someth ing to say nobody p ays any atte n tion to me .

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