Missing Melinda Author:Jacqueline Jackson On the very day the Gibbs family moved into Uncle Scoville's house the twins, Cordelia and Ophelia, discovered Melinda, a valuable antique doll, hidden away in a dusty old trunk in the attic. They promptly took her on an exploring expedition to the park, where, while the girls climbed a tree, Melinda disappeared. — Where had Melinda gone? Had s... more »he been stolen by a deliberate thief or merely picked up by some passing child who wanted a toy? Was the gray-haired lady with the shopping bag involved? Or perhaps the curious old man with the crinkly eyes? How could the twins possibly find her again in a town they didn't know among people they had never met?
With "cold fingers of dread clutching at their hearts" Cordelia and Ophelia begin their sleuthing into sometimes preposterous and sometimes dangerous corners. Here is a literate and hilarious mystery-adventure told by a skilled author.« less