Chapter 9 – Part 7


“I think there’re other ways to git Mark’s antiques back,” he told others. “We could find a way out of this buildin’ an’ this city. Once we git home, we call them police. We’re gonna tell them ’bout the tree and this hideout. They’ll git Thief for sure!” Andrew stopped talking and looked at the others. He thought he saw George’s head nodding slowly.

To everyone’s surprise, Diane also nodded, as if considering Andrew’s words.

“That is a good one too,” she said finally. She hesitated. “Except one thing.”

“What’s that?” snapped Andrew as though Diane had offended him.