The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (Nancy Drew, Book 26)
Nancy Drew and her good friend Bess observe infrequent and precious chinese language vase has been stolen from the pottery store of Dick Milton, a cousin of Bess. Dick had borrowed the vase from his chinese language pal, aged Mr. Soong, and he's made up our minds to pay off Mr. Soong for the loss. He tells Nancy that if he can locate “the leaning chimney,” he'll be at the music of a discovery with a purpose to clear up his monetary difficulties. Nancy unearths the leaning chimney, however it in basic terms leads her into extra puzzles. Can there be any connection among the vase robbery – certainly one of a few comparable crimes – and the unusual disappearance of the pottery specialist Eng Moy and his daughter Lei?
“WHAT are the lacking Engs?” Nancy inquired whilst she and her father have been seated in his examine. “Some necessary jewels?” Mr. Drew laughed. “You’re now not even hot! The Engs are chinese language neighbors of Mr. Soong’s; Eng Moy and his daughter Eng Lei. As you know,” he further, “Chinese final names come first!” Carson Drew paused for a second. “Go on, Dad,” Nancy begged impatiently. “Five years in the past Eng Moy wrote to Mr. Soong from China. He stated he and his daughter have been leaving on a visit to the us.
women with a “Glad you made it. I’d began to imagine I’d need to devour 4 items of birthday cake!” Helen smiled and acknowledged, “If i do know Nancy, she most likely used to be monitoring down a few villain.” “That’s right.” Nancy laughed. “A new approach to say ‘Happy Birthday.’ ” Helen took the ladies’ coats and purses upstairs to her room. In a couple of minutes Mrs. Townsend known as each person into the eating room. As Nancy was once approximately to stick to, she spotted a phenomenal vase at the table close to a window. She lifted the vase.
Milton’s pottery shop,” Bess went on. “Dick’s vase is eco-friendly, too, and it has a black chinese language dragon with pink claws!” Dick Milton was once a cousin of Bess’s. He had a small store on Bedford highway in River Heights the place he made and offered pottery. The younger guy additionally held periods in ceramics, one among which Bess was once attending. “The vase is beautiful,” Bess went on. “Dick didn’t make It—somebody lent it to him, I think.” Bess babbled on, explaining the perfection of the vase with the keenness of 1 who.
Offenses. turns out he’s of combined blood.” “Part Chinese?” Nancy interrupted. “His mom used to be chinese language. He’s American on his father’s aspect. In visual appeal, Carr is meant to resemble his father.” “Oh!” Nancy stated excitedly. “Now I’m commencing to placed and together.” “And that’s now not all of the story,” stated her father. “Carr has a brother who’s additionally stated to be a felony. yet he’s too crafty for whatever yes to be identified approximately him. He might be within the Orient or he might be within the United.
attesting to the lifestyles and site of the pit, had lain untouched in Shanghai for a few years. Then, 5 years in the past, David Carr and his brother had chanced on the documents and had instantly come to the USA to seem over the pit. utilizing the identify of the geologist Miles Monroe, to prevent suspicion, Carr had bought the tract of land, although it didn't have a transparent name. “Here’s whatever interesting,” Nancy stated. The Carrs had later realized guy named Petersen had.