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Against Odds

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Believed to have been written by Chicago socialite, Emma Murdock Van Deventer, this detective story set at the World's Fair follows Carl Masters as he is in pursuit of international criminals Greenback Bob and Delbras. Conmen, lost handbags, jewel robberies, an adventuress... not to mention two missing young men and a murder, all come under the detective's eye. ( Lynne Thompson)

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AGAINST ODDS

A Detective Story

BY

LAWRENCE L. LYNCH (E. MURDOCH VAN DEVENTER),

AUTHOR OF

'SHADOWED BY THREE,' 'A SLENDER CLUE,' 'A DEAD MAN'S STEP,' 'MOINA,' ETC.

COPYRIGHT.

LONDON:

WARD, LOCK & BOWDEN, LIMITED,

WARWICK HOUSE, SALISBURY SQUARE, E.C.

NEW YORK AND MELBOURNE.

1894.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. 'CHICARGO GITS MY MONEY' 1

II. 'I TOLD MY TALE OF WOE' 12

III. A CONUNDRUM 25

IV. 'I CAN'T MAKE MYSELF LIKE HIM' 35

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