The Curse of Carne's Hold: A Tale of Adventure
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The Curse of Carne's Hold: A Tale of Adventure

By G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
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  • THE CURSE OF CARNE'S HOLD
  • A Tale of Adventure
    • AUTHOR OF "ALL BUT LOST," "GABRIEL ALLEN, M.P.," ETC., ETC.
    • "'Hold tight, Mary,' he said, as he cut down a native who was springing upon him from the bushes."
  • CONTENTS
  • THE CURSE OF CARNE'S HOLD
  • CHAPTER I.
    • HOW THE CURSE BEGAN.
    • "Charles Gulston thought he had never seen a prettier and brighter face than that of the girl."
  • CHAPTER II.
    • MARGARET CARNE.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • TWO QUARRELS.
    • "He grasped her suddenly by the throat."
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • A TERRIBLE DISCOVERY.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • THE INQUEST.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • RUTH POWLETT.
    • "'What verdict did you find, father?' Ruth asked."
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE VERDICT.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • ENLISTED.
    • "'You have served before, have you not?' the Adjutant said."
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE OUTBREAK.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • A SUCCESSFUL DEFENCE.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • ATTACK ON A WAGGON-TRAIN.
    • "The greatest caution was observed in their passage through the great Addoo Bush."
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • IN THE AMATOLAS.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE RESCUE.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • RONALD IS OFFERED A COMMISSION.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • A PARTING.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • SEARCHING FOR A CLUE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • RUTH POWLETT CONFESSES.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • GEORGE FORESTER'S DEATH.
    • George Forester's death.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE FIRE AT CARNE'S HOLD.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • CLEARED AT LAST.
    • "'I did,' Reginald Carne said, angrily—'I killed her myself.'"
    • THE END.
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