The Sheridan Road mystery

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byPaul Thorne

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... stopped and looked around him. On one corner was the building of a great department store. On the other three corners, big office buildings towered above him. At this corner also there was one of the Madison Street stations of the elevated railroad system. Certainly, it was a most logical location for a man in his supposed line of work, so he entered one of the buildings, approached the starter in front of the elevators, and inquired if he knew anyone who would rent desk room. The starter furnished him with the names and room numbers of two places where he might inquire. The first of these which he visited proved satisfactory. He arranged with the young woman in charge to receive all mail and telephone calls for him and forward these to his regular address. Making a note of the telephone number, he paid two month's rent in advance so as to get the matter off his mind, and returned to the street. The details of this arrangement had taken but a short time, so Marsh went up to the men's grill maintained by a nearby department store, intending to eat a leisurely luncheon in one of the secluded booths. As he sat studying the menu, a small finger suddenly began to direct his attention to certain items, while a soft voice whispered in his ear, "How do you do, Mr. Marsh?" In work such as his, startling things were apt to occur at any moment, so Marsh gave no outward indication of his surprise.. "How do you do," he returned, without looking up, but his mind was working rapidly to place the voice. "What are you doing here?" the voice asked. "You know better than to ask that question, Miss Allen." Marsh now glanced up with a smile. The waitress stood up, and to anyone across the room it would have appeared as if they were merely discussing his...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... stopped and looked around him. On one corner was the building of a great department store. On the other three ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217612008

ISBN - 13:9780217612005

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