The avenger

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdward Phillips Oppenheim

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... belongs," Wrayson replied. The Baroness suddenly dropped her veil, but not before Wrayson had seen a sudden change in her face. He remembered suddenly that Heneage was no stranger to her, he remembered the embarrassment of their meeting at the Alhambra. "You know him, of course," he repeated. "Heneage is not a man to be trifled with. He has had experience in affairs of this sort, he is no ordinary amateur detective." "Yes! I know Mr. Stephen Heneage," the Baroness said. "Tell me, does Louise know?" Wrayson shook his head. "I have had no opportunity of telling her," he answered. "I might not have thought so seriously of it, but this morning I received a note from Heneage." "Yes! What did he say?" "It was only a line or two," Wrayson answered. "He reminded me of his previous warning to me to leave England for a time, and he underlined it. Louise ought to know. I want to tell her!" "I am glad you did not tell me this before," the Baroness said, as they left the room together, "or it would have spoiled my luncheon. I do not like your friend, Mr. Heneage!" "You will give me Louise's address?" he asked. "Some one must see her." "I will send it you," the Baroness promised, "before the day is out." CHAPTER XXII THE CHATEAU OF ETARPE would scarcely believe," Wrayson remarked, leaning back in his chair and drawing in a long deep breath, "that we are within three miles of one of the noisiest and most bustling of-French watering places." "It is incredible," his companion admitted. They were seated in a garden behind the old inn of the Lion d'Or, in the village of St. Etarpe. Before them was a round table, on whose spotless white cloth still remained dishes of fruit and a bottle of wine--not the vin ordinaire which had been served with their repast,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... belongs," Wrayson replied. The Baroness suddenly dropped her veil, but not before Wrayson had seen a sudden ch...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217289630

ISBN - 13:9780217289634

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