The Portal of Dreams

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,827 / 194 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,510
Added to site: 2010.04.10
mnybks.net#: 27288
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

er than nursery toys.

One gracious afternoon, while I was occupying the front seat beside the driver, I almost attained a state of contentment. I was pretending that I had forgotten all about the human freight in the tonneau. My eyes were drinking in the smiling beauty framed by the wide horizon, when suddenly the droning of the motors fell quiet and with no warrantable reason the automobile slid to a halt and declined to proceed farther.

CHAPTER II

PURSUING A WILL-O'-THE-WISP

Aunt Sarah and the girls were much annoyed and their annoyance did not grow less when, after a half-hour of diagnosis, the chauffeur emerged, grease-stained and exhausted from under the car, shaking his head. He frankly admitted that his worm's eye view had failed to enlighten him as to the trouble. Aunt Sarah turned upon me eyes mirroring a faith sufficient to move even stalled motor cars.

"I am sure, my dear," she said, sweetly, "your mechanical aptitude c

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2013.09.10
Henry L. Ratliff
****.

(1912) Romance / Adventure


Plot bullets


  • You must travel and renew your health.

  • You see the same lovely girl every where you go. She haunts your waking hours..

  • through shipwreck and hardship, she haunts your dreams.

  • Always she is somehow, in some way, there.

  • In your dreams, she is the only portal to sanity and some handle on reality.

  • Will your dream remain just that?



(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux
A Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens
At the Mountains of Madness
by H.P. Lovecraft

See more popular titles from this genre.