The Fortune Hunters Author:Joan Aiken Annette's eyes could make out the strange light that was playing on her ceiling. Could someone be in her garden with a light? At this time of night? — She got up and looked out of the window. Her heart beat wildly with fear. Someone was in the garden, on the lawn, moving about with a flashlight, shining here and there, now down, now up. — The ... more »moon was hidden and the night was quite dark; she could not see who the mysterious intruder was. She flung open the window and called:
"Who are you? What do you think you're doing?"
Instantly the light was switchede off. And a terrible silence and blackness lay over the garden.« less