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The Moonlit Way   By: (1865-1933)

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THE MOONLIT WAY

A Novel

by

ROBERT W. CHAMBERS

Author of "The Common Law," "The Fighting Chance," Etc.

Illustrated by A. I. Keller

D. Appleton and Company New York London 1919

[Illustration: HIS STRAINED GAZE SOUGHT TO FIX ITSELF ON THIS FACE (PAGE 325)]

Copyright, 1919, by Robert W. Chambers

Copyright, 1918, 1919, by the International Magazine Co.

Printed in the United States of America

TO MY FRIEND FRANK HITCHCOCK

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE Prologue Claire de Lune 1 I. A Shadow Dance 19 II. Sunrise 28 III. Sunset 39 IV. Dusk 46 V. In Dragon Court 57 VI. Dulcie 78 VII. Opportunity Knocks 87 VIII. Dulcie Answers 102 IX. Her Day 109 X. Her Evening 123 XI. Her Night 131 XII. The Last Mail 155 XIII. A Midnight Tête à Tête 170 XIV. Problems 186 XV. Blackmail 194 XVI. The Watcher 205 XVII. A Conference 216 XVIII. The Babbler 233 XIX. A Chance Encounter 249 XX. Grogan's 265 XXI. The White Blackbird 278 XXII. Foreland Farms 292 XXIII. A Lion in the Path 312 XXIV. A Silent House 328 XXV. Starlight 339 XXVI. 'Be N Eirinn I! 349 XXVII. The Moonlit Way 366 XXVIII. Green Jackets 385 XXIX. Asthore 407

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

His strained gaze sought to fix itself on this face before him Frontispiece Nihla put her feathered steed through its absurd paces 8 "You little miracle!" 100 He came toward her stealthily 382

Novels By Robert W. Chambers

The Laughing Girl The Restless Sex Barbarians The Dark Star The Girl Philippa Who Goes There! Athalie The Business of Life The Gay Rebellion The Streets of Ascalon The Common Law The Fighting Chance The Younger Set The Danger Mark The Firing Line Japonette Quick Action The Adventures of A Modest Man Anne's Bridge Between Friends The Better Man Police!!! Some Ladies in Haste The Tree of Heaven The Tracer of Lost Persons The Hidden Children The Moonlit Way Cardigan The Reckoning The Maid at Arms Ailsa Paige Special Messenger The Haunts of Men Lorraine Maids of Paradise Ashes of Empire The Red Republic Blue Bird Weather A Young Man in a Hurry The Green Mouse Iole The Mystery of Choice The Cambric Mask The Maker of Moons The King in Yellow In Search of the Unknown The Conspiritors A King and a Few Dukes In the Quarter Outsiders

PROLOGUE

CLAIRE DE LUNE

There was a big moon over the Bosphorus; the limpid waters off Seraglio Point glimmered; the Golden Horn was like a sheet of beaten silver inset with topaz and ruby where lanterns on rusting Turkish warships dyed the tarnished argent of the flood... Continue reading book >>




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