Five Have a Mystery to Solve (Famous Five, Book 20)
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Whispering Island - another mysterious place, with a million stories sorrounding it ...Is it haunted? The Five are intrigued, but scared, too. Are they brave enough to go there and find out ...
tonight, when the tides out, surely that would be seen? said Anne. Dick and Julian looked at one another. �Yes! said Julian. �If we lighted it on a hilly bit it would be better still - on that cliff up there, for instance. �Wouldnt the guards see it? asked Dick. �Wed have to chance that, said Julian. �Yes - we could do that. Good idea, Anne. I say - were going to get jolly hungry, arent we? Anyone got anything to eat? �Ive two bars of chocolate - a bit soft now though, said
began to feel even more excited - all except Timmy, who didnt much like dark, secret passages, and couldnt imagine why Julian was taking them for such a gloomy and peculiar walk. He had splashed solemnly through the stream the whole time, finding the stone ledges much too slippery for his paws. The draught grew stronger and was very cold indeed. �Were coming near to the opening where the draught comes from, whispered Julian. �All quiet, now, please! They were as quiet as possible, and Anne
to laugh. �We can easily escape! �What - through that locked and bolted door? said Dick. �Not a hope! �But we can easily escape! said Anne, and George suddenly brightened up and nodded her head, smiling. �Oh yes - of course! Dont look so solemn, Dick! Look up there! Dick looked up to where Anne was pointing. �What am I supposed to look at? he said. �The old stone wall? �No - just there - over the top of that tall chest, said Anne. Dick looked - and then a large smile came over his
most awfully SLEEPY. Julian glanced at his watch. �Its very late, he said. �Long past our bedtime. What shall we do - risk sleeping here on the island - or find Wilfrids boat and row across to the mainland - and have a nice long, peaceful snooze in that dear little cottage? �Oh, dont lets stay on the island! said Anne. �Id never go to sleep! Id be afraid those men would find us. �Dont be silly, Anne, said George, trying not to yawn. �They wouldnt have the remotest idea where to
panorama! What miles of sea and sky! She put her bicycle against a gate and then climbed over and stood by herself, gazing down at the view. Dick joined her. Then suddenly a voice shouted loudly �FORE! FORE! A small white thing came whizzing through the air and landed just by Annes foot. She jumped in surprise. �Its a golf-ball, said Dick. �No, dont pick it up. Whoevers playing with it, has to come and hit it from exactly where it fell. Good thing you werent hit, Anne. I didnt realize