chapter  4
22 Pages

A Princess’s Vengeance.

‘The girl is young, pretty, friendless, and a foreigner, you say, and has disappeared as completely as if the earth had opened to receive her,’ said Miss Brooke, making a résumé a of the facts that Mr. Dyer had been relating to her. ‘Now, will you tell me why two days were allowed to elapse before the police were communicated with?’