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Behind the Bookcase by Mark Steensland

By Mark Steensland

A woman stumbles right into a significant international during this story ideal for lovers of Coraline, Alice in Wonderland, and The Twilight Zone.

Spending the summer time at her grandmother's home is the very last thing Sarah desires to do—especially now that Grandma Winnie has died—but she has no selection. Her mom and dad need to repair where up earlier than they could promote it, and Sarah and her brother, Billy, need to aid. however the tedious paintings becomes an exciting secret whilst Sarah discovers an unfinished letter her grandmother wrote: unusual issues are occurring at the back of the bookcase. . . .

Sarah's mom dismisses the letter as one among Grandma Winnie's loopy tales, yet Sarah does a few investigating and makes a striking discovery: at the back of the bookcase is a doorway into Scotopia, the land the place shadows come from. With a conversing cat named Balthazat as her consultant, Sarah starts off an unforgettable event right into a global jam-packed with numerous risks. Who can she belief? and will she face her fears, not just in Scotopia, but in addition again at Grandma Winnie's condo, the place extra secrets and techniques and unusual goings-on anticipate her?

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What? . Oh, yes, Mr. Boring, yes, yes. The Hollywood Talent Scout Modeling Agency. Just a moment, please. I think Mr. Boring is out of the office at the moment. " "This is Perry Mason," the lawyer said. "I want him to call me on a matter of considerable importance. " "I'll try and see that he gets the message just as soon as possible," the feminine voice said. "Thank you," Mason said, and hung up. He sat for a few moments looking speculatively at Dianne. "Do you think there's any chance of getting something for me, Mr.

Come on up," Della Street said. She cradled the phone, turned to Perry Mason and caught the interest in his eye. " Mason asked. " Mason resumed his contemplative study of the ceiling. " "When she comes," Mason said, "invite her in. " Mason lit a cigarette, watched the smoke curl upward. At length he said, "I have become more than a little curious about Harrison T. Boring. " The lawyer lapsed into silence, remained thoughtful until the chimes sounded and Della Street opened the door. Dianne Alder said, "I won't come in, Della, thanks.

Well, of course, Dianne is an open book," Drake said. "My operatives quietly nosed around down there at Bolero Beach. She worked for a firm of attorneys, Corning, Chester and Corning. She hadn't been there too long. She hasn't had too much legal experience but she's an expert typist and shorthand operator. The point is, everyone likes her. The members of the partnership liked her, the clients liked her, and the other two stenographers liked her. "Then something came along and she quit, but she didn't tell them why she was quitting.

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