Mabel fluttered her wings.
"I can't disappoint my mother!" she wailed.
Jack looked at Bunny.
"She can't disappoint her mother," said Jack.
Bunny pulled out her notepad.
"Ma'am, we are private detectives,"said Bunny.
"Who appreciate sugar," said Jack.
This story is case number 8 of The High-Rise Private Eyes series.
Bunny Brown and Jack Jones are private detectives. Bunny is the brains, Jack is the snoop.
In this case, they try to find a missing box of fancy sugar cubes from Mabel's Tea Room. The sugar cubes are Mable's mother's favorite part of high tea. Therefore Mable is in trouble over missing that.
Jack and Bunny look for somebody who needed sugar cubes, and follow two ferrets. Did they do that? And why?