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The Boy Scouts of Lenox Or The Hike Over Big Bear Mountain

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THE BOY SCOUTS OF LENOX

Or

The Hike Over Big Bear Mountain

by

FRANK V. WEBSTER

Author of "Only a Farm Boy," "Ben Hardy's Flying Machine," "The Boy from the Ranch," Etc.

Illustrated

[Illustration: THEY HOISTED HIM TO THE LIMB, WHERE HE CLUNG WATCHING THE NEXT RESCUE. Page 202. ]

New York Cupples & Leon Company Publishers

BOOKS FOR BOYS

By FRANK V. WEBSTER

12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.

ONLY A FARM BOY TOM, THE TELEPHONE BOY THE BOY FROM THE RANCH THE YOUNG TREASURER HUNTER BOB, THE CASTAWAY THE Y...

The Strange Case of Cavendish

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THE STRANGE CASE OF CAVENDISH

by

RANDALL PARRISH

Author of "The Devils Own," "Beyond the Frontier," "When Wilderness Was King," Etc.

A. L. Burt Company Publishers New York Published by arrangement with George H. Doran Company Copyright, 1918, by Randall Parrish Printed in the United States of America

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I THE REACHING OF A DECISION II THE BODY ON THE FLOOR III MR. ENRIGHT DECLARES HIMSELF IV A BREATH OF SUSPICION V ON THE TRACK OF A CRIME VI AT STEINWAY'S ...

Within the Law

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WITHIN THE LAW

From The Play Of Bayard Veiller

By Marvin Dana

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER

I. The Panel of Light II. A Cheerful Prodigal III. Only Three Years IV. Kisses and Kleptomania V. The Victim of the Law VI. Inferno VII. Within the Law VIII. A Tip from Headquarters X. A Legal Document X. Marked Money XI. The Thief XII. A Bridegroom Spurned XIII. The Advent of Griggs XIV. A Wedding Announcement XV. Aftermath of Tragedy XVI. Burke Plots ...

L argent des autres I. Les hommes de paille

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[Note du transcripteur: Ce texte utilise l'orthographe du XIXe siècle: siège = siége, complètement = complétement, etc.]

L'ARGENT DES AUTRES

PAR 'EMILE GABORIAU

I LES HOMMES DE PAILLE

I

Vainement on chercherait dans Paris une rue plus paisible que la rue Saint Gilles, au Marais, à deux pas de la place Royale.

Là, pas d...

A Difficult Problem 1900

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A DIFFICULT PROBLEM

By Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)

Copyright The F. M. Lupton Publishing Company. 1900

"A LADY to see you, sir."

I looked up and was at once impressed by the grace and beauty of the person thus introduced to me.

"Is there anything I can do to serve you?" I asked, rising.

She cast me a child like look full of trust and candor as she seated herself in the chair I pointed out to her.

"I believe so, I hope so," she earnestly assured me. "I I am in great trouble. I have just lost my husband but it is not that. It is the...

The Mystery of Orcival

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The Mystery of Orcival

By

Emile Gaboriau

I

On Thursday, the 9th of July, 186 , Jean Bertaud and his son, well known at Orcival as living by poaching and marauding, rose at three o'clock in the morning, just at daybreak, to go fishing.

Taking their tackle, they descended the charming pathway, shaded by acacias, which you see from the station at Evry, and which leads from the burg of Orcival to the Seine.

They made their way to their boat, moo...

The Yellow Claw

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THE YELLOW CLAW

by Sax Rohmer

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I THE LADY OF THE CIVET FURS

II MIDNIGHT AND MR. KING

III INSPECTOR DUNBAR TAKES CHARGE

IV A WINDOW IS OPENED

V DOCTORS DIFFER

VI AT SCOTLAND YARD

VII THE MAN IN THE LIMOUSINE

VIII CABMEN TWO

IX THE MAN IN BLACK

X THE GREAT UNDERSTANDING

XI PRESENTING M. GASTON MAX

XII MR. GIANAPOLIS

XIII THE DRAFT ON PARIS

XIV EAST 18642

XV CAVE OF THE GOLDEN DRAGON

XVI HO PIN'S CATACOMBS

XVII KAN SUH CO...

The Diamond Cross Mystery –by: Chester K. Steele

Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stolen. Whodunnit, and how can the Colonel's expertise in fishing help to solve the case?

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THE DIAMOND CROSS

Being a Somewhat Different Detective Story

by

CHESTER K. STEELE

Author of "The Mansion of Mystery," etc.

International Fiction Library Cleveland New York Press Of The Commercial Bookbinding Co. Cleveland

1918

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. The Ticking Watch II. K...

The Silent Barrier –by: Louis Tracy

The Silent Barrier is a story of mystery and romance with Charles K. Spencer, a well-to-do young American mining engineer, as main character. Drinking his water in a hotel in London one day, he overhears a conversation between two young women, one of whom speaks of going to Switzerland. He decides to play "fairy godfather" and send the comparatively poor, but most amicable other girl there, without her knowing anything of him, under the pretext of furthering her career as a writer for a scientific journal. However, the girl is shadowed on her journey by the mysterious Mr. Mark Bower. Convinced...

La Fabrique de crimes

Arrivés à une époque où le crime fait de nouveau salle comble, sortons cette oeuvre extraordinaire, cet affreux roman de nos tiroirs.

Plein de confiance, Monsieur Féval proclame qu' << on ira pas plus loin dans la voie du crime à bon marché. >>
Et c'est bien vrai : une moyenne de soixante-treize assassinats par chapitre, c'est inou"i !
Sans parler des vols, viols, substitutions d'enfants, faux en écriture privée ou authentique, détournements de mineures, effractions, escalades, abus de confiance, bris de serrures, fraudes, escroqueries, captations, vente à...

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