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Title :
Trixie Belden and the Mysterious Visitor

Author :
Julie Campbell

First Published :

Chapter Titles :
1.  An Unhappy Friend
2.  A Mysterious Suitcase
3.  A Long-lost Relative
4.  Trixie Is Suspicious
5.  Di's Initiation
6.  Halloween Plans 
7.  Lots of Surprises
8.  Hidden Portraits
9.  A Clue and a Warning
10. Bad News
11. Hawthorne Street
12. A Narrow Escape
13. Blue Eyes - or Brown?
14. "I'm Not Afraid!"
15. Too Many Problems
16. Just One Chance
17. Prisoners
18. "A Likely Tale"
19. Rewards for Everybody

Setting :
Sleepyside, New York

Synopsis :
Trixie and Honey befriend a lonely classmate and neighbour, Diana Lynch and become aware of her troubles and the arrival of a long-lost uncle.  Trixie struggles to convince the others that he is an impostor and with Mart's help they manage to discover the truth, putting their lives at risk in the process.

Characters : 
Trixie Belden
Jim Frayne - newly adopted son of the Wheeler's
Honey Wheeler - Trixie's best friend
Brian Belden - Trixie's eldest brother
Mart Belden - Trixie's "almost twin" brother
Diana Lynch - a classmate and neighbour
Mrs Belden - Trixie's mother
Peter Belden - Trixie's father
Bobby Belden - Trixie's six year old brother
Miss Trask - Honey's governess
Celia - the Wheeler's Maid
Regan - the Wheeler's Groom
Tom Delanoy - the Wheeler's chauffeur
Mr Lynch - Diana's father
Mrs Lynch - Diana's mother
Monty Wilson (Tilney Britten) - Diana's"uncle"
Spider Webster - Police officer
Molinson - Police officer
Harrison - Diana's butler
Miss Golden - Trixie's maths teacher

Villains :
Tilney Britten alias Montague Wilson - posing as Mrs Lynch's long-lost brother.

Points of Interest:
Brian is said to be sixteen, a year older than Jim and both juniors.  Mart is eleven months older than Trixie.
Molinson is on patrol with Spider Webster and isn't referred to as Sergeant.  In fact, Spider tells him what to do.
Diana's parents aren't named, although it would be the perfect opportunity to name them.
Harrison and the nannies are fired at the end of the book.