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Charred Wood

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Author: Francis Clement Kelley (Myles Muredach)
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,857 / 160 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Categories: BL, PS
Downloads: 1,904
Added to site: 2005.08.24
mnybks.net#: 11501
Origin: gutenberg.org

If you like a story that keeps you guessing, where interest in its people makes you want to guess--"CHARRED WOOD" will hold you.

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"Look out at that sea, you old money-grabber. There's a sight for your soul. Did you ever think of the beauty of it? Such a day!--no wonder you're loafing. Oh! I beg your pardon, Madam. I am in your way."

Keeping Saunders' back to the lady, Mark stepped aside to let her pass. Saunders could not even look back, as she walked quickly behind them. The agent stammered a reply to Mark's unwelcome greeting before he turned. But it was too late, for Mark heard the click that told him that the tree had closed. He looked for the constable, to see if he had been watching her and had discovered the secret door; but the constable was leisurely walking toward the village.

CHAPTER II

MONSIGNORE

As the two men walked along, Mark Griffin, tall and of athletic build, offered a sharp contrast to the typical American beside him. With his gray tweeds, Mark, from his cap to shoes, seemed more English than Irish, and one instinctively looked for the m

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