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The Two Timing Blonde

Author: Brown, Carter (Pseudonym)
Publisher: Horwitz (1955)
Binding: Softcover
Synopsis: Johnny Storm is a private eye from NYC. He is sent to England to investigate the disappearance of one Miss Estelle Vaughan. Estelle has been missing for over a month. She was to visit a Mr Corvo and she never arrived. Her car was found a hundred yards from Corvo's house. Scotland Yard had the first crack on the case a month earlier and found no traces of her. It looks as if she vanished off the face of the earth. Mr Corvo shows Storm a crystal ball and sees very beautiful blonde girl coming forward to take his hand. Corvo tells our hero a story of a murder that happened over 60 years ago of Vicompte Guy de Falais. The prevouis night Guy de Falais challenged Sir Jeremy Trent to a duel over accusations of Trent's wife getting around around so to speak. Estelle's father, Sir Howard Vaughan in 1893, he has a wife and three kids: Ruth, James, Polly, and Estelle. A few years passed by and a Frenchman, de Falais, appears and has an interest in Polly. Polly was engaged to Trent at the time. Fast forward to the present time. 1955 in this case. Mr Corvo uses magic to transport Storm back to 1894 as an American cousin by the name of Jonathan Storm. Mr Storm is to follow Estelle back in time to clear her name. Find the answer, did the original Estelle murder Vicompte or not. In the end, he can not get back. in 1907, Storm is referenced as a distance cousin residing in America

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Notes: Collectors' Series Edition Vol. 1 No. 4, 1957 (2)
Reprint by Demand Series, 1960



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