The False Faces

Further Adventures from the History of the Lone Wolf

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,229 / 243 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: PS
Series: Lone Wolf
Downloads: 3,628
Added to site: 2005.04.30
mnybks.net#: 10227
Origin: gutenberg.org

Lanyard comes out of retirement to battle an enemy spy ring after Germany sinks a cross-atlantic passenger ship.

"We have indeed seldom read a more incessantly fascinating detective or secret service tale than this. There is literally not a dull page in it." --New York Tribune.

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off; and I--I have been over there for years, a spy, a hunted thing, subsisting as casually as a sparrow!"

"Sit down. Orderly!"

And there was no more talk between these two for a time. Not only did the officer refuse to hear another word before Lanyard had gorged his fill of food and drink, but an exigent communication from the front, transmitted through the trench telephone system, diverted his attention temporarily.

Gnawing ravenously at bread and meat, Lanyard watched curiously the scenes in the cellar, following, as best he might, the tides of combat; gathering that German resentment of a British bombing enterprise (doubtless the work of that same squad which had stolen past him in the gloom of No Man's Land) had developed into a violent attempt to storm the forward trenches. In these a desperate struggle was taking place. Reinforcements were imperatively wanted.

Activities at the signallers' table became feverish; the commanding officer stood over it, reading incoming messages as they were jo

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