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In the Shadow of the Tower (The Dana Girls Mystery Stories #3)

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Title:In the Shadow of the Tower (The Dana Girls Mystery Stories #3)
Author:
McFarlane, Leslie  Writing under the pseudonym: Keene, Carolyn   
(3 of 5 for author by title)
The Secret at Lone Tree Cottage (The Dana Girls Mystery Stories #2)
The House on the Cliff (Hardy Boys #2)
Published:   1934
Publisher:Grosset & Dunlap
Tags:fiction, juvenile, mystery
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"It's all the money I have in the world—" The pathetic hunchback, Josy Sykes, despairs as a fox runs off with her one thousand dollar bill. Louise and Jean help the lonely orphan by having her first come to Starhurst and then to a friend's during Christmas vacation.

Josy's luck changes when a hunter finds her one thousand dollar bill, but when the hunter accidentally humiliates Josy because of her deformity, she runs away. The hunter also runs away, upsetting his employer, Miss Melbourne, and the Dana girls' friend, Miss Marsh, who is in love with him. The Dana girls are puzzled at this strange turn of events.

The mystery deepens when Miss Melbourne learns the name of the man who sent Josy the thousand dollar bill, Joseph Sykes, and collapses, insisting that Josy be found immediately. The Danas must find Josy as quickly as possible in order to save Miss Melbourne's life.--series-books.com. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for McFarlane, Leslie

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Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 – September 6, 1977) was a Canadian journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and filmmaker, who is most famous for ghostwriting many of the early books in the very successful Hardy Boys series using the pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon. As a young man he worked in Sudbury, Ontario, as a newspaper reporter, then for a weekly paper in Toronto before taking a job at the Springfield Republican newspaper in Springfield, Massachusetts.

While in the U.S., he replied to a want ad placed by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and freelanced in 1926 and 1927 as one of the authors using the pseudonym Roy Rockwood to write seven of the Dave Fearless serialized mystery novels. This led to his involvement with the Hardy Boys, a project on which he was a large contributor, writing 19 of the first 25 books between 1927 and 1946, and 21 overall. He also wrote books in several other juvenile series, published in pulp magazines, novellas or novels over his fifty-year career, at one point writing six novels in one year. McFarlane also wrote the first four volumes of The Dana Girls series for the Stratemeyer Syndicate under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene, which the Syndicate also used for the Nancy Drew series of books.

McFarlane returned to Canada, while still writing for the Hardy Boys series, to work for the National Film Board of Canada where he wrote and directed documentaries and short dramas.

Source: https://hardyboys.fandom.com/wiki/Leslie_McFarlane

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