The Case of the Vanishing Boy by Alexander Key

By Alexander Key

Jan is determined simply because he has misplaced his reminiscence. Jan and Ginny are quickly at the run - and needs to use all their supernatural skills to outwit their would-be captors!

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But let’s not waste time with matters we already know about. It’s obvious Jan escaped from somewhere, or the police wouldn’t be after him. Let’s get to something more important. ” “I—I don’t know. ” “Somehow I don’t think so. ” “Hm. ” Hecuba Rhodes said, “That’s almost elemental, Heron. The name Riggs has been impressed upon him in a hateful way. ” Heron Rhodes nodded sagely. “Very good, Doctor. ” “I’d feel better,” she told him, “if I knew the cause of his amnesia. ” He shook his head. “Nope. ” Heron Rhodes paused.

Of course, it is Jan. But I can’t get the last. It’s all mixed up and fuzzy, as if there were several names and they didn’t really belong to you. ” He searched through the pockets of his jeans and found only a pearl-handled knife, a bandana handkerchief, some small change and twelve dollars in bills. It wasn’t much to go on. ” Ginny asked, surprised. ” “Why, I—I dunno. ” She fingered the handkerchief and held it before her eyes a moment. “A blue bandana, and it’s clean. ” “I can get along in the dark much better than in the light.

Hey,” he burst out. “I was here earlier this evening—at that church we just passed. I was talking to Father Dancy when Sergeant Bricker came, and—and I had to run. ” Heron Rhodes, who had hardly spoken except for a mumble or a grunt, pulled the car to the curb and braked it. Now he said, “If you were a criminal, son, you wouldn’t be confessing it quite so soon, and anyhow, Ginny would have known it. You’d be surprised how far off she can spot a phony or a rat. ” “Hm. ” Jan had no trouble repeating every word of it, for it would have been impossible to forget it.

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