The Clue of the Velvet Mask (Nancy Drew #30)
A masquerade occasion on the Hendricks’ mansion quick becomes a secret while Nancy and her favourite date, Ned Nickerson, secret agent a stranger approximately to climb the rose trellis to the second one tale. who's this enigmatic guy within the black cloak and the unique lady within the Javanese dress? Are they participants of a gang of wily thieves who sneak into partied given by means of prosperous humans and scouse borrow jewels and paintings treasures? And why is the landlord of the black velvet hooded masks that Ned unearths within the Hendricks’ backyard so desirous to get it again? to discover the solutions Nancy and her good friend George devise a bold plan. the 2 women swap identities! George quickly discovers that whereas it really is interesting to play novice detective it may be risky to masquerade as Nancy Drew.
Her!” Nancy made up our minds as she parked in entrance of the leisure corporation development. “If I clear up the secret, that can do it.” She went right now to Mr. Lightner’s place of work. He listened with politeness to her request that he take Linda again yet shook his head. “Usually I depart employment issues in that division fullyyt to Mr. Tombar,” he stated. “If he discharged Linda, there should have been a very good reason.” “It was once particularly my fault, Mr. Lightner,” stated Nancy, and defined approximately asking Linda to borrow the.
the guy within the black cloak may have dropped it. “Since you can’t locate your masks, Nancy, do that one for size,” he steered. in general, Nancy don't have performed so. yet she suspected that she will be at the path of 1 of the mysterious get together thieves! “I’ll put on the hood until eventually we see the guy within the black cloak,” she agreed. Returning to the ballroom, she and Ned discovered the ground much more crowded. In useless, Nancy seemed approximately for the mysterious stranger. Then, without notice, he minimize in on.
Darkness so the Velvet Gang can rob the place!” Ned proposal. “I needs to cease him!” even though his knees sagged, Ned pulled himself to his toes and crept towards his enemy. The man’s hand reached for the change. Ned sprang at his quarry, yet a cut up moment too overdue. The swap was once pulled because the went down in a tangled heap, rolling at the tough cement flooring. The fight was once a determined one. Ned had yet one goal in brain: to knock out this muscular, wily opponent in order that he might change the lighting.
puzzled, yet you can even come fresh and let us know what number are within the gang.” The woman’s lips curled insolently. “Try and locate out.” After she have been taken away, either Mrs. Dwight and Mr. Lightner complimented Nancy for her speedy pondering and advised motion. additionally they thanked Ned for his half within the affair. end result of the effective paintings of the younger couple, now not a unmarried worthy item were stolen. “I in simple terms want I’d stuck that man,” Ned acknowledged ruefully. He and Nancy remained on the get together.
McGinnis. He praised her for her detective paintings on the Hendricks’ masquerade social gathering, and listened attentively as she mentioned her new discoveries. “You have a truly prepared eye for clues, Nancy,” the manager stated with a grin. “You definitely beat us to that one. I’ll ship a guy over to Lightner’s to ascertain at the cloak episode.” Nancy requested if the police had at any time suspected the leisure corporation in reference to the get together robberies. “We, in fact, ran a regimen money at the corporation. Had.