By Franklin W. Dixon
ATAC Briefing for brokers Frank and Joe Hardy
MISSION: to affix the solid of a brand new fact convey known as Deprivation House - that includes a bunch of teenagers competing to work out who can live to tell the tale the longest with no glossy luxuries - and to figure out who's in the back of the dying threats acquired by way of different contestants.
LOCATION: a massive villa in Beverly Hills, CA.
POTENTIAL VICTIMS: the entire contestants and group of the convey.
SUSPECTS: The show's million-dollar prize deals robust motivation to every contestant, and a few individuals of the workforce are hiding gigantic secrets and techniques.
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Spot what? " "What are you talking about? There's nothing new in that book. " "Then you missed it! We're both over here in Headquarters. " "Bob? " But Bob had hung up. Jupiter gulped the last bite of toast, and hurried out of the house and across the street to the salvage yard. When he emerged through the trapdoor into Headquarters, Pete and Bob grinned maddeningly at him. "A detective has to keep his eyes open at all times," Pete said with mock seriousness. " Bob chortled. "If there was really anything to miss," Jupiter muttered.
Yes, I am the manager," the short man snapped, and went on glaring at Jupiter. " "That will not be necessary," Ndula said quietly. "We will settle the bill. " The manager stared at them, confused and suspicious. "Don't you think I can see--" "He looks like Ian," MacKenzie said, "but we assure you he is not," and he explained the resemblance of the two boys. "Perhaps you saw my picture in the paper the other day," Jupiter added, eager to prove who he was. The manager shook his head. "We've been extremely busy this week hosting a small conference.
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