Mystery in the Apple Orchard Author:Helen Fuller Orton Did Jim take Gloria's ring? — When Gloria came to play with Dee and Ronnie in their old apple orchard, she was wearing a diamond ring that had belonged to her great-grandmother. All the boys and girls thought it was a silly thing to do, but she insisted it was quite safe. It wasn't until the children had been playing for some time that Gloria r... more »ealized her ring had disappeared. She was sure Timmy Brown, a lame boy, had taken it. The other boys and girls were equally sure he had not. What had happened to the ring?
There are strange men, lights in the orchard at night, thieving chipmunks and crows, and other peculiar happenings which puzzle Ronnie and Dee in their endeavors to find the ring and prove their friend, Timmy, innocent.