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“I—I—how far do we have to run?” she gasped.

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BY
T. S. STRIBLING
AUTHOR OF
TEEFTALLOW, Etc.
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GROSSET & DUNLAP
PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

Copyright, 1923, by

The Century Co.


Copyright, 1923, by

T. S. Stribling

to my uncle

LEE B. WAITS

Soldier, Fox-Hunter, and Philosopher

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“Although my ancestry is all of New England, I was born in the old town of Petersburg, Virginia. I went later to Richmond and finally at the age of five to Washington, D. C., returning to Richmond for a few years in a girl's school, which was picturesquely quartered in General Lee's mansion.
PEACOCK FEATHERS
The eternal conflict between wealth and love. Jerry, the idealist who is poor, loves Mimi, a beautiful, spoiled society girt.
THE DIM LANTERN
The romance of little Jane Barnes who is loved by two men.
THE GAY COCKADE
Unusual short stories where Miss Bailey shows her keen knowledge of character and environment, and how romance comes to different people.
THE TRUMPETER SWAN
Randy Paine comes back from France to the monotony of every-day affairs. But the girl he loves shows him the beauty in the common-place.
THE TIN SOLDIER
A man who wishes to serve his country, but is bound by a tie he cannot in honor break—that's Derry. A girl who loves him, shares his humiliation and helps him to win—that's Jean. Their love is the story.
MISTRESS ANNE
A girl in Maryland teaches school, and believes that work is worthy service. Two men come to the little community; one is weak, the other strong, and both need Anne.
CONTRARY MARY
An old-fashioned love story that is nevertheless modern.
GLORY OF YOUTH
A novel that deals with a question, old and yet ever new—how far should an engagement of marriage bind two persons who discover they no longer love.
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DAUGHTER OF THE SUN
A tale of Aztec treasure—of American adventure, who seek it—of Zoraida, who hides it.
TIMBER-WOLF
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THE EVERLASTING WHISPER
The story of a strong man's struggle against savage nature and humanity, and of a beautiful girl's regeneration from a spoiled child of wealth into at courageous strong-willed woman.
DESERT VALLEY
A college professor sets out with his daughter to find gold. They meet a rancher who loses his heart, and becomes involved in a feud.
MAN TO MAN
How Steve won his game and the girl he loved, is a story filled with breathless situations.
THE BELLS OF SAN JUAN
Dr. Virginia Page is forced to go with the sheriff on a night journey into the strongholds of a lawless band.
JUDITH OF BLUE LAKE RANCH
Judith Sanford part owner of a cattle ranch realizes she is being robbed by her foreman. With the help of Bud Lee, she checkmates Travor's scheme.
THE SHORT CUT
Wayne is suspected of killing his brother after a quarrel. Financial complications, a horse-race and beautiful Wanda, make up a thrilling romance.
THE JOYOUS TROUBLE MAKER
A reporter sets up housekeeping close to Beatrice's Ranch much to ber chagrin. There is “another man” who complicates matters.
SIX FEET FOUR
Beatrice Waverly is robbed of $5,000 and suspicion fastens upon Buck Thornton, but she soon realizes he is not guilty.
WOLF BREED
No Luck Drennan, a woman hater and sharp of tongue,finds a match in Ygerme whose clever fencing wins the admiration and love of the “Lone Wolf.”
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