By Don Winslow
Neal Carey isn't really your ordinary deepest eye. A graduate pupil at Columbia collage, he grew up at the streets of recent York, often at the flawed facet of the legislation. Then he met Joe Graham, a one-armed P.I. who brought him to the financial institution, an unique New England establishment with a sideline in holding its prosperous consumers chuffed and out of hassle. They pay Neal's university college, and Neal will get an schooling that can't be present in any textbook-- from studying find out how to path a suspect to getting to know the right kind solution to seek a room.
Now its payback time. The financial institution wishes Neal to place his abilities to paintings find Allie Chase, the rebellious teenage daughter of a in demand senator. the matter: Allie has long past underground in London, and to get her again, Neal has to persist with her into the punk scene, a violent netherworld the place medicines run rampant and rage is the secret. Up opposed to punk junkies, vintage e-book thieves, and murderous betrayal, Neal has his paintings reduce out for him to save lots of Allie-- and come back above flooring for good.
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Ned, it's a success! I've got my first photo telephone picture! " CHAPTER XIV. " "It's a success, Ned! " cried Tom, in delight. "Ouch! " replied Ned, rubbing his shoulder, where the young inventor had imparted a resounding blow of joy. " exclaimed Tom. "My apparatus works! I can send a picture by telephone! " "But I don't exactly understand how it happened," said Ned, in some bewilderment, as he gazed at the selenium plate. "Neither do I," admitted Tom, when he had somewhat calmed down. "That is, I don't exactly understand what made the thing succeed now, when it wouldn't work for me a little while ago.
There were no traces of the intruders, however, though the two chums looked carefully about outside the building. "You were too quick for them, Ned," said Tom. "You came as soon as I called. " "They must have been pretty quick at getting away. " After some consultation and consideration it was decided to set the burglar alarms in every building of the Swift plant. Some time previous, when he had been working on a number of valuable inventions, unscrupulous men had tried to steal his ideas and models.
He pointed upward to the darkness. Like some black bird of prey the airship was already lost to sight, though CHAPTER XI. THE AIRSHIP IS TAKEN 39 Tom Swift And His Photo Telephone it would have seemed as if her white planes might render her visible. But she had moved so swiftly that, during the short search, she had already disappeared. " asked Ned. "Certainly," spoke Tom. "I'm going to telephone an alarm to all the nearby towns. " CHAPTER XII. A STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE Disappointed and puzzled, Tom and Ned went to where Koku was standing in rather a dazed attitude.
A Cool Breeze on the Underground (Neal Carey Mysteries) by Don Winslow