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The Cry at Midnight   By: (1905-2002)

The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt

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The Cry at Midnight

By MILDRED A. WIRT

Author of MILDRED A. WIRT MYSTERY STORIES TRAILER STORIES FOR GIRLS

Illustrated

CUPPLES AND LEON COMPANY Publishers NEW YORK

PENNY PARKER MYSTERY STORIES

Large 12 mo. Cloth Illustrated

TALE OF THE WITCH DOLL THE VANISHING HOUSEBOAT DANGER AT THE DRAWBRIDGE BEHIND THE GREEN DOOR CLUE OF THE SILKEN LADDER THE SECRET PACT THE CLOCK STRIKES THIRTEEN THE WISHING WELL SABOTEURS ON THE RIVER GHOST BEYOND THE GATE HOOFBEATS ON THE TURNPIKE VOICE FROM THE CAVE GUILT OF THE BRASS THIEVES SIGNAL IN THE DARK WHISPERING WALLS SWAMP ISLAND THE CRY AT MIDNIGHT

COPYRIGHT, 1947, BY CUPPLES AND LEON CO.

The Cry at Midnight

PRINTED IN U. S. A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE 1 MIDNIGHT AT THE GATE 1 2 "NO TRESPASSING" 8 3 STRANGER OF THE STORM 17 4 VANISHING FOOTPRINTS 24 5 A CRYSTAL BALL 35 6 CREAKING WOOD 45 7 A WARNING 51 8 INTO THE CREVASSE 59 9 A CALL FOR HELP 67 10 MR. ECKENROD'S SECRET 73 11 MAP OF THE MONASTERY 79 12 THE LOCKED DOOR 86 13 OLD JULIA'S WARNING 96 14 AN ASSIGNMENT FOR PENNY 105 15 FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW 116 16 THE KITCHEN CUPBOARD 125 17 THE CULT CEREMONY 132 18 ELEVEN BOWLS 141 19 A DORMITORY ROOM 147 20 TRICKERY 155 21 SNATCHED FROM THE FLAMES 163 22 THE CANOPIED BED 170 23 DESCENT INTO THE CRYPT 178 24 CHAMBER OF THE DEAD 186 25 THE STAR SAPPHIRE 197

CHAPTER 1 MIDNIGHT AT THE GATE

After a long, tiring climb, the two friends, Penny Parker and Jerry Livingston, had reached the summit of Knob Hill, far above the city of Riverview.

Now as they paused in the moonlight to catch their breath, the slim, golden haired girl bent to adjust the irons of her skis before making a swift descent to the clearing below... Continue reading book >>




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