The Disturbing Charm
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The Disturbing Charm

By Berta Ruck
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  • THE DISTURBING CHARM
  • Author of "In Another Girl's Shoes," "The Three of Hearts," "The Years for Rachel," etc.
    • ILLUSTRATED BY EDWARD C. CASWELL
    • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1919
    • Copyright, 1919 By DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, Inc.
    • VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK
    • TO THE EVER GAY AND GALLANT MEMORY OF WARREN FENN-SMITH Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps SHOT DOWN WITH HIS OBSERVER IN ACTION JANUARY 18, 1918, AGED 18
    • Here he found himself kneeling on the carpet at Olwen's feet.
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PART I
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE COMING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE ACCEPTING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER III
    • THE LAUNCHING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE CHARM BEGINS TO WORK
  • CHAPTER V
    • FURTHER PLANS FOR THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE CLUTCHING OF THE CHARM
    • "It all came again. Oh, Lord! I thought I was crashing!—--"
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE SPREADING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE FIRST ENGAGEMENT BY THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER IX
    • UNFORSEEN EFFECTS OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER X
    • DIVAGATIONS OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE FEASTING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XII
    • MOONLIGHT AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • WILD-FIRE AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • CLOUDS UPON THE CHARM
    • She stood there as if frozen, and said: "Away from here!" and in her heart exclaimed: "Away from him!"
  • CHAPTER XV
    • THE LOSING OF THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • THE COUNTER-CHARM
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • DROP-SCENE
  • PART II
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE CHARM NEGLECTED
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE LAST ALLIES
  • CHAPTER III
    • RECOVERY OF THE CHARM
    • And there was nothing to tell them what it was, the sachet of the Disturbing Charm.
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE VOICE OF THE CHARMER
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE BEST GIRL-FRIEND
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE CHARM REMEMBERED
  • CHAPTER VII
    • PETROL AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • RATIONS AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAMPAGNE AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER X
    • HER BRIDAL NIGHT
  • CHAPTER XI
    • HIS BRIDAL NIGHT
  • CHAPTER XII
    • SHRAPNEL AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • VIGIL
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • HOME AND THE CHARM
  • CHAPTER XV
    • THE CHARM ACKNOWLEDGED
  • POSTSCRIPT
    • THE CHARM CONFESSED
    • THE END
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