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The Boy from the Ranch Or Roy Bradner s City Experiences

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THE BOY FROM THE RANCH

Or

Roy Bradner's City Experiences

by

FRANK V. WEBSTER

Author of "Only a Farm Boy," "The Newsboy Partners," "Bob the Castaway," "The Young Treasure Hunter," Etc.

Illustrated

[Frontispiece: "Some fired their revolvers"]

New York Cupples & Leon Company Publishers Copyright, 1909, by Cupples & Leon Company THE BOY FROM THE RANCH

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. ROY RECEIVES A MESSAGE II. MR. BRADNER IS SUSPICIOUS III. A FAREWELL RIDE IV. ROY IS PUZZLED V. A QUEER BED VI. A SUDDEN AWAKENING VII. A GAME ON...

Ruth Fielding at Snow Camp Or, Lost in the Backwoods

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RUTH FIELDING

AT SNOW CAMP

OR

LOST IN THE BACKWOODS

BY

ALICE B. EMERSON

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. A LIVELY TIME

II. A SURPRISING APPEARANCE

III. THE NEWSPAPER CLIPPING

IV. THE MYSTERIOUS BEHAVIOR OF FRED HATFIELD

V. OFF FOR THE BACKWOODS

VI. ON THE TRAIN

VII. A RUNAWAY IN GOOD EARNEST

VIII. FIRST AT SNOW CAMP

IX. "LONG JERRY" TODD

X. BEARS AND OTHER THINGS

XI. THE FROST GAMES

XII. PERIL AND A TAFFY PULL

XIII. SHELLS AND KERNELS

XIV. A TELEPHONE CHASE

XV. THE BATTLE IN THE SNOW

XVI. AN...

Through the Wall

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THROUGH THE WALL

BY

CLEVELAND MOFFETT

AUTHOR OF

THE BATTLE, ETC.

With Illustrations by

H. HEYER

NEW YORK 1909

TO

MY WIFE

AND OUR DELIGHTFUL PARIS HOME IN THE

VILLA MONTMORENCY, WHERE THIS

BOOK WAS WRITTEN

C. M.

NEW YORK, AUGUST 1, 1909.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. A BLOOD RED SKY II. COQUENIL'S GREATEST CASE III. PRIVATE ROOM NUMBER SIX IV. "IN THE NAME OF THE LAW" V. COQUENIL GETS IN THE GAME VI. THE WEAPON VII. THE FOOTPRINTS VIII. THROUGH THE WALL IX. COQUENIL MARKS HIS MAN X. GIBELIN SCORES A POINT XI. ...

Case Of The Registered Letter –by: Augusta Groner

A man is found shot dead and the man to whom all evidence points insists he is innocent.

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THE CASE OF THE REGISTERED LETTER

By Augusta Groner

Translated by Grace Isabel Colbron

INTRODUCTION TO JOE MULLER

Joseph Muller, Secret Service detective of the Imperial Austrian police, is one of the great experts in his profession. In personality he differs greatly from other famous detectives. He has neither the impressive authority of Sherlock Holmes, nor the keen brilliancy of Monsieur Lecoq. Muller is a small, slight, plain looking man, of indefinite age, and of muc...

Fire-Tongue

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FIRE TONGUE

By Sax Rohmer

CONTENTS

I. A CLIENT FOR PAUL HARLEY II. THE SIXTH SENSE III. SHADOWS IV. INTRODUCING MR. NICOL BRINN V. "THE GATES OF HELL" VI. PHIL ABINGDON ARRIVES VII. CONFESSIONS VIII. A WREATH OF HYACINTHS IX. TWO REPORTS X. HIS EXCELLENCY ORMUZ KHAN XI. THE PURPLE STAIN XII. THE VEIL IS RAISED XIII. NICOL BRINN HAS A VISITOR XIV. WESSEX GETS BUSY XV. NAIDA XVI. NICOL BRINN GOES OUT XVII. WHAT HAPPE...

Great Secret –by: Edward Phillips Oppenheim

English gentleman Hardross Courage has a good life. He has all the money he needs, enjoys sports and hunting, manages the family estate, and in general leads a satisfying life. On a trip to London to participate in a cricket match, Hardross is confronted by a man who forces his way into his hotel room imploring him to hide him. His reason - “They want to kill me”. So begins a tale that is likely to change Hardross' idyllic life forever to one of mystery and espionage.

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THE GREAT SECRET

BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. ROOM No. ...

Jacob s Ladder –by: Edward Phillips Oppenheim

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JACOB'S LADDER

by

E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM

With Frontispiece by F. Vaux Wilson

Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1921

Copyright, 1921, By Little, Brown, and Company.

All rights reserved

Published February, 1921

The Colonial Press C. H. Simonds Co., Boston, U. S. A.

[Illustration: "I AM OBLIGED TO YOU ALL FOR PUTTING UP WITH MY COMPANY FOR SO LONG." FRONTISPIECE. See page 17. ]

JACOB'S LADDER

PROLOGUE

Seated at breakfast on that memorable July morning, Jacob Pratt presented all the appearance of a disconsolate man....

Fenton s Quest –by: Mary Elizabeth Braddon

This story revolves around Gilbert Fenton, a very talented middle class businessman from London, who falls in love with a beautiful country woman far below his station. He decides to marry her anyway. But is she all that she seems?

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FENTON'S QUEST

BY

M. E. BRADDON

The Author of "Lady Audley's Secret," "Aurora Floyd," Etc. Etc. Etc.

CHEAP UNIFORM EDITION OF MISS BRADDON'S NOVELS.

Price 2s. picture boards; 2s. 6d. cloth gilt; 3s. 6d. half parchment or half morocco; postage 4d.

MISS BRADDON'S NOVELS

INCLUDING

"LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET," "VIXEN," "ISH...

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