Night Watches by W. W. Jacobs

Night Watches

byW. W. Jacobs

Kobo ebook | November 14, 2015

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  Delightful stories of seamen, longshoremen, and people of sea towns.  Stories of, and by those that serve at night, guarding and watching.

    BACK TO BACK

   A man is injured in a trolly car crash, or is he?   Money can be made if the doctors can be fooled.  But, how can he live a somewhat normal life and at the same time always be available for inspection, in bed with a bad back?

    KEEPING WATCH

  A girl and boy want to get married.  However, her father, a ship's captain, is not ready to give up his little girl.   The girl is confined to the ship and a guard is set up to keep her on, and the boy off the boat.

    THE UNDERSTUDY

  A dog tale.  A con game.

    THE WEAKER VESSEL

    A wife inherits money.  But the husband tries to control that money.  There might be one way for the weaker to become the stronger.

    STEPPING BACKWARDS

  A man gets himself groom to the point that his friend says that even his own wife will not know him.  The idea is not taken seriously.  Not taken seriously until his wife and relatives decide to have some fun.

    THE THREE SISTERS

   Genre: Intrigue / Mystery  One of three sisters dies.  She declares on her death bed that she will make the way easier for the others.  But, greed and money are involved

    THE UNKNOWN

  A practical joke gone wrong.

    THE VIGIL

   A girl's military father wants her to marry only a brave man.  The father is not afraid of anything alive.  The girl's boyfriend may be able to put the fear of the 'not alive   to work for his benefit.

    EASY MONEY

   A girl needs money to get her boyfriend a gift.  She has a plan.   After all she is a pretty girl and has other suitors.

    HIS OTHER SELF

   An actor befriends a sailor.  He has a motive. He wants to be able to act the part of a sailor on stage.  He makes a very good impersonation of the sailor. The problems start.

 

Title:Night WatchesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 14, 2015Publisher:Doris PressLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990051224399

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