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The Black Eagle Mystery

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,909 / 199 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 852
Added to site: 2011.09.06
mnybks.net#: 30712
Origin: gutenberg.org

Enjoy this exciting novel as the mystery unravels from the perspectives of two separate narrators.

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liking the simple life. The neighbors, high and low, soon got acquainted with them and found them nice genteel ladies, the mother very quiet and dignified, but Miss Carol a live wire and as handsome as a picture.

They'd been in the place about a year when the railroad threw out a branch that crossed over the hills near their land. This increased its value immensely and folks were wondering if they'd sell out--they had several offers--when it was announced that they were going to start a villa site company to be called the Azalea Woods Estates. In the Autumn when I was down at the Cressets--Soapy and I go there for Sundays sometimes--the Cresset boys had been over in their new Ford car, and said what were once open fields were all laid out in roads with little spindly trees planted along the edges. There was a swell station, white with a corrugated red roof, and several houses up, some stucco like the station and others low and squatty in the bungalow style.

It was a big undertaking and there was

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