He said that when he arrived on land, Gardner was nowhere to be found.
But what makes The Neighbor stand out is the exquisite way in which Gardner slowly spools out the threads of her plot.
Unknown to the magazine's editors, Gardner's nights were, by now, fueled by drugs.
Mr Gardner said the Queen was not lobbying the government but was “merely voicing the views that many have”.
Gardner writes about the menace that lurks beneath the surface of her villains with an intensity that would make Ted Bundy blush.
There seems to be a tolerable landing-place on the north-west side of Gardner's Island.
Then I will give her plenty of time to consider matters, Mr. Gardner.
By Gardner's reckoning he would have been far along in the forties in 1790.
Here is the oddest thing about Mr. Gardner's mushroom-growing.
"An athletic man might jump that distance," remarked Major Gardner thoughtfully.