"[...] "What if it were used as a smuggler's store room," she thought as her pulse gave a sudden leap. There was a fire laid in the cabin. The ladder was down. "What if some of them are on board at this very moment." She thought of the slim city girl sitting alone there in the dark. Turning, she started toward the cabin when a sudden sound from the water arrested her. The next instant, a few hundred yards from the ship, a light flared up. The sight that struck her eye at that moment froze the blood in her veins. For a full half moment she stood stock still. Then with a sudden effort she shook herself into action to go tip-toeing down the deck and thrust her head in at the cabin door and whisper: "Betty! Betty! Quick! Get into your clothes! There's something terrible going to happen. Quick! We must get off the ship!"[...]."
- Paperback | 120 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.84mm | 199.58g
- 16 Jul 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations