Sleeping Fires: A Novel

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,171 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 859
mnybks.net#: 682
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Romance

San Francisco and New York in 1870. An original, daring treatment of the eternal triangle. Everyone who cares for a story well told will like this novel, dramatic in its simplicity, and vivid in its directness.

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ear it."

He gave her a bear-like hug. "Of course. You are the prettiest and the most animated woman in San Francisco, and that's saying a good deal. And I've given them all a mighty surprise."

"I believe that is the longest compliment you ever paid me--and because I made a good impression on some one else. What irony!"

She pouted charmingly, but her eyes were wistful. "Now sit down and talk to me. I've scarcely seen you since we arrived."

"Oh! Remember you are married to this old ruffian. You'll see enough of me in the next thirty or forty years. Run to bed and get your beauty sleep. I promised to go to the Union Club."

"The Club? You went to the Club last night and the night before and the night before that. Every night since we arrived--"

"I haven't seen half my old cronies yet and they are waiting for a good old poker game. Sleep is what you want after such an exciting day. Remember, I doctor the nerves of all the women in San Francisco and this is a hard climate o

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