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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret

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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret is a thrilling adventure story that follows the intrepid young protagonist, Ned Gray, as he uncovers a dangerous conspiracy in the heart of rural England. Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, the novel is rich in historical detail and vividly brings to life the world of early 19th century England.

The author, George Alfred Henty, expertly weaves together elements of mystery, suspense, and action, keeping readers on the edge of their seats from start to finish. The characters are well-developed and engaging, each with their own motivations and secrets that add depth to the story.

One of the highlights of the book is the action-packed plot, which is full of twists and turns that will keep readers guessing until the very end. From daring escapes and secret rendezvous to dramatic showdowns and unexpected betrayals, Colonel Thorndyke's Secret is a rollercoaster ride of adventure and intrigue.

Overall, Colonel Thorndyke's Secret is a thrilling and entertaining read that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and adventure stories. George Alfred Henty has crafted a gripping tale that is sure to delight readers of all ages.

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Intrigue, murder, highwaymen... A British soldier serving in India has stolen a diamond bracelet from a Hindu idol. The bracelet comes into the possession of Colonel Thorndyke, who is subsequently sent home to England, where he dies of wounds received and bequeaths the bracelet to his relatives, having told his brother about it, but not its location. Meanwhile, the theft has caused a stir in India, and the Hindu faithful regard it as their religious duty to reclaim the jewel at any cost. Also published under the title: "The Brahmin's Treasure".

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