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The Quest of the Missing Map (Nancy Drew, Book 19)

Brought on by means of the troubles of a tender baby, Nancy investigates a small studio at the Chatham property. She discovers that there's a connection among the mysterious occurrences at send Cottage and her look for a treasure island. With purely 1/2 a map, Nancy units out to discover the guy who own the remainder of the map that may pinpoint the positioning of buried treasure. continually beset by means of chance and intrigue, Nancy courageously outwits her enemies and solves some of the most hard circumstances in her profession as a teenage investigator.

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He smiled down at her. “I have a massive be aware for you from Mr. Rorke. I can’t deliver it down simply because I’m on responsibility. Please arise and get it. ” Intrigued, Nancy spoke back, “Okay. ” As she fast wear slacks and sweater, Nancy stored brooding about what the be aware could say. was once it yet another confession, a clue to the treasure, or even a caution? Bess and George had now not woke up and he or she didn't disturb them. Nancy moved quickly up the hall and climbed the steel stairway to the open region above. The sailor was once operating at one of many colossal rowboats on deck close to the prow.

Nancy have been silent, now not wishing to break the woman’s dialog together with her worker. yet now she inquired if Ellen Smith and Hannah Gruen had left. Tears trickled down the younger woman’s face. She replied, “They either went away correct after lunch. omit Smith needed to depart due to a making a song lesson. And your housekeeper, pass over Drew, left simply because she couldn’t get something to consume. The prepare dinner resented her being right here and wouldn’t even make her a sandwich, less allow her into the kitchen to mend her personal meal.

I won’t allow cross! ” she defied him. within the wild fight the ladder used to be driven clear of the wall. It toppled, narrowly lacking Ellen, and struck the storage with a noisy crash. “Help! support! ” screamed Nancy, hoping that her cry might wake up the friends. immediately the prowler clapped his hand throughout her mouth. Shaking unfastened from her clutch, he lifted her physically and threw her down at the grass. Nancy fell so demanding that the breath was once knocked from her, yet she struggled to her toes. through this time the fellow had run around the garden and disappeared past a hedge.

The letter involved itself normally with the inheritance initially secreted by way of Captain Tomlin’s seafaring grandfather. “Listen to this! ” Mrs. Chatham exclaimed as she got here to a very major paragraph. “‘All those years i've got stored the torn portion of a treasure map given me via my father. Fearing robbery I made a duplicate of it. just a month in the past, this very replica used to be stolen from my cabin, absolutely by way of a member of the workforce. ’ ” “What is the date of the letter? ” Nancy requested because the widow paused to seize her breath.

Yet not less than i've got a caricature. ” She closed the key door and scurried into the studio. Ten mins later Mrs. Chatham arrived with a provide of umbrellas, yet insisted that the women remain on the cottage to determine the police. almost immediately their motor vehicle pulled up in entrance. the 2 officials puzzled Mrs. Chatham and the ladies in regards to the trespasser. regrettably George’s description of him used to be sketchy. the single tangible clue was once the footprint which Nancy had made. “This will be of a few use to us,” one of many policemen declared, pocketing the drawing.

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