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Author MacLaren, Gordon, author

Title The riddle and the ring : or, worn by nerve / Gordon MacLaren
Published [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1911
©2013
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Contents Title; Contents; Chapter I -- The Little Man in Black; Chapter II -- An Amazing Offer; Chapter III -- Panic; Chapter IV -- The Emerald Ring; Chapter V -- The Power of Avarice; Chapter VI -- As in a Dream; Chapter VII -- New Grace and Dignity; Chapter VIII -- The Gates of Chance; Chapter IX -- A Woman in Distress; Chapter X -- Shirley Rives; Chapter XI -- Hide and Seek; Chapter XII -- Puzzled; Chapter XIII -- The Wheel of Fortune; Chapter XIV -- Followed; Chapter XV -- The Girl Who Vanished; Chapter XVI -- Another Woman; Chapter XVII -- Beyond Belief; Chapter XVIII -- Chaos; Chapter XIX -- Protective Measures
Chapter XX -- The Man Who LostChapter XXI -- In the Next Compartment; Chapter XXII -- The Touch of Cold Steel; Chapter XXIII -- By Force of Arms; Chapter XXIV -- The Empty House; Chapter XXV -- The Face in the Candlelight; Chapter XXVI -- The Hand of Fate; Chapter XXVII -- The Letter; Chapter XXVIII -- The House on the Avenue; Chapter XXIX -- Lawrence Pleads; Chapter XXX -- The Tangled Web; Chapter XXXI -- Despair; Chapter XXXII -- An Extraordinary Interview; Chapter XXXIII -- Gone!; Chapter XXXIV -- The Puzzle Grows; Chapter XXXV -- The Astonishing Mrs. Wilmerding; Chapter XXXVI -- Taking Up the Trail
Chapter XXXVII -- Two Sheets of PaperChapter XXXVIII -- In Capitals of Red; Chapter XXXIX -- Hamersley Takes a Hand; Chapter XL -- The Open Door; Chapter XLI -- At Cross-Purposes; Chapter XLII -- The Man in the Mirror; Chapter XLIII -- His Second Half; Chapter XLIV -- The Riddle Solved; Chapter XLV -- The Gift of the Ring
Summary Barry Lawrence is down on his luck. When a stranger appears and offers him a hefty sum to complete a seemingly simple task, he jumps at the chance and can hardly believe his good fortune. But what first seems like an easy assignment unlocks a series of ever-more complex conundrums. With the help of a few friends, Barry tries to get to the bottom of the mysterious chain of events
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed August 19, 2014)
Subject Adventure stories, American.
Dime novels -- Specimens.
Popular literature -- Specimens.
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1776584546 (electronic bk)
9781776584543 (electronic bk)