By Franklin W. Dixon
At the excessive twine of international affairs, one slip can result in disaster!
The Hardys and good friend Callie Shaw are off to Washington, D.C. Callie ultimately has the opportunity to fulfill her Parisian pen buddy, Madeleine Berot, whose mom and dad were assigned to the French embassy. but if Maddy is stuck shoplifting, Frank and Joe suspect that there's anything rotten within the country of French diplomacy.
Determined to resolve the Madeleine Berot secret, the Hardys locate themselves stuck in an internet of foreign intrigue. They take of on a tingling chase during the nation's capital, pursuing a gang of continental con artists. In a case of D.C. deceit, it's as much as Frank and Joe to nip the caper within the bud!
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My father was standing in the doorway where he'd been posted. I've heard him tell about it a hundred times; he was always telling it. He heard the shot fired and ran to the corner of the building and sent one glance at the site and saw what had happened - and don't tell me that in that short time someone could have come out of the building and run away, because they couldn't. ' he appealed to Inspector Block. 'No,' said Block. 'In that short time, anyone shooting, from the window where the gun was could hardly even have reached the top of the stairs.
May it please your lordship, members of the jury. Fifteen years ago, almost to this very day, the police The Scapegoat 23 were shown an anonymous letter which had been received by the famous stage magician, Mr Mysterioso. It was the first of a dozen or so, over the next six months. They were composed of words cut out from the national dailies, and enclosed in cheap envelopes,, varying in size and shape, posted from widely differing parts of the country. I may add here that no one concerned with the case appeared to have had the opportunity to post them, unless of course it was done for the sender by different persons.
I don't want to hear all this, I know what I know. Because of what he did, my father's life was ruined. I meant all those threats. ' said Mr Photoze, appealing to the rest of them with outflung arms and a tinkling of gold. 'Your father was never accused of anything,' said Inspector Block. 'He was dismissed - ' ' "Dismissed for negligence" - everyone knew what that meant. ' 'We are going to lift that suspicion,' said Mysterioso. 'That's what we're here for; we're going to clear the whole thing up.