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The Eye of Dread

The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
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The Civil War is upon the United States, and the town of Leauvite has sent away its young men, among them Peter Junior and Richard Kildene. When they leave, Betty Ballard is but a child, but by the time the war has ended, she has become something else entirely. Wounded, Peter Junior finds his time at Betty's father's studio, learning to become an artist, until one day he proposes to her after deciding to go to France. Of course, she agrees to wait for him. Meanwhile, Richard, who has decided to work on the railways, expects that when he gets back, that Betty will be waiting for him. With these complications, problems begin to arise...

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[Illustration: "Listen. Go with the love in your heart for me." FRONTISPIECE. See Page 329. ]

THE EYE OF DREAD

By PAYNE ERSKINE

Author of "The Mountain Girl," "Joyful Heatherby," Etc.

With Frontispiece by

GEORGE GIBBS

A. L. BURT COMPANY, PUBLISHERS

114 120 East Twenty third Street New York

Published by Arrangement With Little, Brown & Company

Copyright, 1913,

By Little, Brown, and Company.

All rights reserved

Published, October, 1913

Reprinted, October, 1913

CONTENTS

BOOK ONE

I. BETTY 1 II. WATCHING THE BEES 9 III. A MOTHER'S STRUGGLE 23 IV. LEAVE TAKING 34 V. THE PASSING OF TIME 49 VI. THE END OF THE WAR 59 VII. A NEW ERA BEGINS 69 VIII. MARY BALLARD'S DISCOVERY 87 IX... Continue reading book >>


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