A Wild-Goose Chase (Balmer)

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A Wild-Goose Chase  (1915) 
by Edwin Balmer

A mystery-adventure novel

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A WILD-GOOSE CHASE

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"IT'S I—MARGARET!" NOW SHE CRIED TO HIM. "ERIC, OPEN YOUR EYES; LOOK AT ME!"

A WILD-GOOSE
CHASE



BY
EDWIN BALMER




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GROSSET & DUNLAP
PUBLISHERSNEW YORK

Copyright, 1914, by
CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY

Copyright, 1915, by
DUFFIELD & COMPANY

To
MY WIFE

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
I The Flight of the Wild Goose 1
II Eric Hedon 21
III The Bargain Margaret Made 41
IV The Ship Chartered 53
V Cape Farewell 58
VI Quarters for the Arctic 71
VII "Nothing's the Matter" 80
VIII Off Mason Land 91
IX The Cross Above the Cabin 95
X The Record in the Cabin 109
XI The Signal to the Ship 120
XII "Mutiny" 132
XIII Winter Quarters 148
XIV The Burning of the Viborg 164
XV Margaret Explains for Price 174
XVI The Stone House of the Spirits 185
XVII "We Shot a Man" 200
XVIII "You Found His Cairn" 229
XIX Succour from the Stone Age 244
XX Can I Starve Like a Savage? 259
XXI Latham's Answer 272
XXII "Nothing Unless Good" 286

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1959, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.