The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories

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Author: Grant Allen
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 129,126 / 396 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 693
Added to site: 2012.01.11
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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.04.25
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THE BECKONING HAND
o You are enchanted by a beautiful girl and marry her.
o The strange infatuation portends danger.

LUCRETIA
o Another search for love
o But this girl is married

THE THIRD TIME
o A marriage of convenience for one and love for the other.
o Love grows.
o Hidden truths are yet to come.

THE GOLD WULFRIC
o A man is accused of stealing a gold coin.
o More than mere circumstances are against him.
o He stays steadfast in his idea not to compromise his innocence and pays the price.
o Will his honor ever be regained?

MY UNCLE'S WILL
o You have an Uncle with the last name of Aiken.
o Your last name is Payne.
o What if, to inherit your Uncles money you must adopt his last name as your first name.
o Can you or the woman you love endure it?

THE TWO CARNEGIES
o Two brothers with a unique trait.
o About two weeks after one has a memorable occurrence, the other experiences the same.
o They seem to know what each other thinks.
o They are so much alike in looks and manner.
o No real problem, until they both fall in love with the same girl.

OLGA DAVIDOFF'S HUSBAND
o She unknowingly marries a Russian brigand.
o There is revenge, for betrayal
JOHN CANN'S TREASURE
o Quest for treasure
o Madness and death

ISALINE AND I
o A society girl
o A dedicated man
o Can love conquer all?

PROFESSOR MILLITER'S DILEMMA
o A question of faith
o If one concept is confirmed, can others be true.

IN STRICT CONFIDENCE
o A marriage of love, doomed my misunderstanding

THE SEARCH PARTY'S FIND
o An Attic expedition.
o A confession of a dying man.
o A confession of murder.
o Are you saving your lover or dealing with a beast?

HARRY'S INHERITANCE
o Your a soldier.
o Money is missing from your possession.
o Do you dare, find out who is
thee thief.


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