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THE

MARDI GRAS
MYSTERY

H•BEDFORD~JONES

 
 

THE MARDI GRAS
MYSTERY

 
 
 
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"'You frightened me holy man!' she cried gaily. 'Confess to you, indeed! Not I.'"

 

 

THE MARDI GRAS
MYSTERY


BY
H. BEDFORD-JONES


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FRONTISPIECE

BY

JOHN NEWTON HOWITT


 

GARDEN CITY, N. Y., AND TORONTO
DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY
1921

 

 

COPYRIGHT, 1920, 1921, BY

DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THAT OF TRANSLATION
INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES, INCLUDING THE SCANDINAVIAN

 

 

CONTENTS

  1. chapterpage
  2. I. Carnival 3
  3. II. Masquers 21
  4. III. The Bandit 38
  5. IV. Callers 58
  6. V. The Masquer Unmasks 82
  7. VI. Chacherre 107
  8. VII. In the Open 125
  9. VIII. Comus 143
  10. IX. On the Bayou 169
  11. X. Murder 190
  12. XI. The Gangsters 209
  13. XII. The Ultimatum 228
  14. XIII. The Coin Falls Heads 249
  15. XIV. Chacherre's Bundle 262
  16. XV. When the Heavens Fall 280
  17. XVI. The Impregnability of Mr. Fell 299
  18. XVII. Mi-Carême 310
 

 

THE MARDI GRAS
MYSTERY

 


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