Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Arrest of Capt. Vandaleur: How Miss Cusack Discovered His Trick

Cover image for

Download


Author: L.T. Meade (Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
Co-author: Robert Eustace
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,339 / 15 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,467
Added to site: 2010.01.26
mnybks.net#: 26446
Excerpt

this resolve, thinking that he is bound in honour to support Rashleigh, whose affairs he believes are in a critical condition. In all probability before the week is up Mrs. Farrell will die. What is to be done?"

"There is only one thing to be done, Dr. Lonsdale--we must open Walter Farrell's eyes. We must show him plainly that he is Mr. Rashleigh's dupe."

"How can we do that?"

"Ah! there comes the crux of the whole situation. The further I go, the more mysterious the whole thing appears. The ordinary methods which have served me before have failed. Look here."

She pointed to a page in the book of newspaper cuttings which lay by her side.

"Through channels I need not detail, I have learned that this is a communication of one of the gang to another."

I took the book from her hands, and read the following words:--

"No mistake. Sea Foam. Jockey Club."

"Gibberish!" I said, laying the paper on the table.

"Apparently," she answered; "but Sea Fo

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Kathleen C. Perrin
Frequently wandering the stone streets of Mont Saint Michel in France as a tour guide has given author Kathleen C. Perrin a unique insight and special bond with the place. It has also allowed her to channel her passion for the place into her young adult historical paranormal series, The Watchmen Saga. In this interview she talks about her muse, how she retraces the footsteps of her characters to better understand them and the hardships of life in 15th-century France.
Read full interview...