By Dan Vining
Novels in a single alternate volume.
there are such a lot of mysteries hidden within the fog off the Pacific Coast. Jimmy Miles has been employed to resolve them. yet they're no longer the one issues preserving him up at night...
within the speedy, an research right into a long-ago homicide results in his discovery of the Sailors—restless strangers who roam the evening, trapped among the realm of the residing and dead.
within the subsequent, nonetheless haunted through the Sailors, Jimmy turns into passionate about a unexpected rash of murders, and a never-forgotten love affair which could carry the clue to his destiny.
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The mortar looked powdery and loose, and the bricks were crumbling. In one place the mortar between two bricks had fallen out, and there was a hole. Maybe that was where the spiders had gone. Johnny went back to looking at the row of books. For some reason he was interested in the book that had had the spiders on it. He wanted to take it out and look at it. Three times he reached out his hand to touch it, and three times he jerked his hand back at the last minute. Finally, on the fourth try, his hand closed over the end of the grimy book.
He blinked some more, and then he smiled. His cheeks turned red, and Johnny saw that he was really quite embarrassed. "I'll... I'll be with you in a moment," the professor muttered. He turned and groped his way over to his desk. More groping, and he found his glasses. He put them on. "Ah! Ah, yes, it is you, isn't it? " "I... I was, kinda," said Johnny shyly. The professor took Johnny by the arm and led him over to an open closet door. Johnny looked in. He saw that the walls and the floor of the closet were covered with padded gymnasium mats.
It's... it's me, Professor. Johnny Dixon. " The professor's manner changed. He blinked some more, and then he smiled. His cheeks turned red, and Johnny saw that he was really quite embarrassed. "I'll... I'll be with you in a moment," the professor muttered. He turned and groped his way over to his desk. More groping, and he found his glasses. He put them on. "Ah! Ah, yes, it is you, isn't it? " "I... I was, kinda," said Johnny shyly. The professor took Johnny by the arm and led him over to an open closet door.