Disguised as itinerant musicians, the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel is working to save an innocent family from execution -- but Citizen Chauvel is hot for revenge, and following close on their heels. Treachery and betrayal within the ranks of the League! (Copyright unrenewed.)
A remarkable mystery story in which valuables disappear from locked safes; written and whispered warnings come out of nowhere and a murder is committed behind locked doors--all in a modern New York apartment. "Full of arresting situations and making a strong appeal at every stage to the instinct of curiosity."--The Pall Mall Gazette.
Penny is dismayed when her father's new friend, Mrs. Deline, travels with the Parkers on their vacation. Penny considers Mrs. Deline to be a pest and feels that Mrs. Deline has ruined their vacation. Fortunately, Penny is distracted by a search for foreign spies who are hiding in the area and have been transmitting information over the radio.