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

The White Lie

Cover image for


Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,232 / 220 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,902
Added to site: 2009.06.20 24480
Genre: Romance

"Mr. William Le Queux's work is always excellent, and always exciting." --San Francisco Examiner.

Show Excerpt

he two existing cables went out to the German shore. But this additional line would prove of immense value if ever the army of the great War Lord attempted an invasion of our island.

As a well-known naval aviator, and as chief of the whole chain of air-stations along the East Coast, the lieutenant's mind was naturally ever set upon the possibility of projected invasion, and of an adequate defence. That a danger really existed had at last been tardily admitted by the Government, and now with our Navy redistributed and centred in the North Sea, our destroyer-flotillas exercising nightly, and the establishment of the wireless at Felixstowe, Caister, Cleethorpes, Scarborough, and Hunstanton, as well as the construction of naval air-stations, with their aeroplanes and hydroplanes from the Nore up to Cromarty we were at last on the alert for any emergency.

When would "Der Tag" ("The Day")--as it was toasted every evening in the military messes of the German Empire--dawn? Aye, when? Who could

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***

Such an intrestin novel



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

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Serenity Woods
Besides writing great romance novels, Serenity Woods enjoys juggling, archaeology and celebrating Christmas next to the pool. She lives in the sub-tropical Northland of New Zealand with her husband and teenage son and likes to write books about everyday people, with the issues that affect them. As our author of the day, Woods talks about her Christmas Boxset, Three Wise Men, why she is not a fan of alpha males and reveals what readers can expect from her pen next.
Read full interview...