Running Scared (The Nancy Drew Files)

By Carolyn Keene

With Nancy's ally George set to compete within the large race in Chicago, Nancy is going to the Windy urban, the place she unearths herself considering discovering the person that has been sending dying threats to most sensible runner Annette Lang.

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I’ll wager one in every of them is in right here. ” After leaving Room 926, the 2 women appeared up and down the hallway yet observed not anyone. Then they took the elevator again to the foyer and went to front table. while Nancy stated that she used to be working the marathon and requested for the room numbers of her pricey neighbors Gina Giraldi, Irene Neff, Charles Mellor, and Renee Clark, the younger lady cheerfully provided them. “Bingo! ” Nancy exclaimed after thanking the lady and strolling away. “Nine twenty-six is Irene Neff’s room! and he or she left us after we have been within the foyer speaking to Renee.

One of many notes was once looking ahead to us once we checked in the following nights in the past. It were mailed from someplace in Chicago the day sooner than. one other used to be caught into Annette’s handbag the day past. The 3rd was once slid lower than her door this morning. ” “I have to seek advice from Annette,” stated Nancy. “I be aware of she wouldn’t visit the police and didn’t wish guards, yet she has to appreciate that the chance to her can be severe. for you to be any genuine aid, I’ll desire a few additional information from her. Will she cooperate with us?

Hello, Derek. this is often Nancy. ” The trainer’s voice sounded strained and agitated as he acknowledged, “Could you come back to Annette’s room at once? ” “What’s flawed? ” Nancy requested him. there has been a mild pause earlier than Derek stated, “I—I’d particularly you observed for your self. Please, come at once, it’s Room four-twenty-eight, simply down the corridor from you. Hurry. ” “I’ll be correct there,” Nancy guaranteed him, then hung up. She grew to become to Bess and George, a grave glance on her face. “That used to be Derek Townsend. Something’s occurred in Annette’s room, yet he wouldn’t say what.

Shaking her head, Nancy responded. “No, thank you. If there are too many folks, they may get protective. ” because the doorways slid closed, Nancy thought of the right way to method the 2 girls. i'd to boot be direct, she made up our minds. Brenda’s already blown my conceal. It used to be ten-thirty, and Gina used to be most likely in mattress. If she was once stuck unprepared, she may allow anything slip or go away proof in view. upon getting out at the 9th flooring, Nancy made her solution to Room 915, which she remembered used to be Gina’s. whilst she knocked at the door, there has been no resolution.

She noticed a gleam of steel within the trees, bent down, and collected an empty bullet cartridge. a quick seek exposed extra, which she pocketed. Then she moved quickly again to the spot the place Annette and George have been nonetheless pressed opposed to the tree trunks. “All clear,” she introduced. “Whoever it used to be received away. ” George’s face was once light as she emerged from at the back of her tree. Annette additionally appeared a bit shaken. “Hey, examine that! ” Nancy exclaimed as her gaze lit on a tremendous constitution within reach. “That’s Buckingham Fountain,” Annette acknowledged.

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