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Game and the Candle

Game and the Candle by  Eleanor M. Ingram
By: (1886-1921)

Faced with inherited debts, an estate to maintain, and no money to pay for either, brothers John and Robert Allard have a difficult decision to make. How much of their integrity are they willing to compromise in order to save their aunt and cousin from a life of poverty and to preserve "all that they call life"? Two young men with a classical education, no trade, and no outstanding talents have little chance to make the fortune they need while staying on the right side of the law. Especially as they only have six months..... (

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THE GAME AND THE CANDLE

By ELEANOR M. INGRAM

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY P. D. JOHNSON

INDIANAPOLIS THE BOBBS MERRILL COMPANY PUBLISHERS

COPYRIGHT 1909 THE BOBBS MERRILL COMPANY

OCTOBER

PRESS OF BRAUNWORTH & CO. BOOKBINDERS AND PRINTERS BROOKLYN, N. Y.

TO THAT GRACIOUS FAMILY CIRCLE OF WHICH I HAVE THE HAPPINESS TO BE ONE

[Illustration: He carried her back to the cream tinted boudoir.]

CONTENTS

I THE DECISION

II THE KEY TO THE DOOR

III HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS

IV THE BOND

V THE NEW DAY

VI "THE KING IS DEAD LONG LIVE THE KING"

VII ALLEGIANCE

VIII TO MEET THE EMPEROR

IX GUINEVERE OF THE SOUTH

X A STANIEF'S OWN

XI IN THE REGENT'S STUDY

XII THE TURN IN THE ROAD

XIII THE INTERVENTION OF ADRIAN

XIV THE ORDEAL

XV AT THE GATES OF CHANGE

XVI FIRE LILIES

XVII AN ARABIAN NIGHT

XVIII THE LAST WEEK

XIX ADRIAN'S DAY

XX CLOSED

THE GAME AND THE CANDLE

CHAPTER I

THE DECISION

"It will last about six months," stated John Allard. "Afterward "

His brother looked up at him helplessly... Continue reading book >>


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