Sons and Fathers
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Sons and Fathers

By Harry Stillwell Edwards
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  • SONS AND FATHERS
    • PUBLISHED BY THE J. W. BURKE COMPANY MACON, GEORGIA
      • THE FIRST-PRIZE STORY The Chicago Record's series of "Stories of Mystery"
      • This story—out of 816 competing—was awarded the FIRST PRIZE—$10,000—in The Chicago Record's "$30,000 to Authors" competition.
      • Copyright 1896, by Harry Stillwell Edwards. Copyright 1921, by Harry Stillwell Edwards.
    • THE FIRST-PRIZE STORY The Chicago Record's series of "Stories of Mystery"
    • This story—out of 816 competing—was awarded the FIRST PRIZE—$10,000—in The Chicago Record's "$30,000 to Authors" competition.
    • Copyright 1896, by Harry Stillwell Edwards. Copyright 1921, by Harry Stillwell Edwards.
    • CONTENTS
    • SONS AND FATHERS
    • CHAPTER I.
      • TWO SONS.
    • TWO SONS.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • THE STRANGER ON THE THRESHOLD.
    • THE STRANGER ON THE THRESHOLD.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • A BREATH FROM THE OLD SOUTH.
    • A BREATH FROM THE OLD SOUTH.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • THE MOTHER'S ROOM.
    • THE MOTHER'S ROOM.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THE STRANGER IN THE LIBRARY.
    • THE STRANGER IN THE LIBRARY.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • "WHO SAYS THERE CAN BE A 'TOO LATE' FOR THE IMMORTAL MIND?"
    • "WHO SAYS THERE CAN BE A 'TOO LATE' FOR THE IMMORTAL MIND?"
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • "BACK! WOULD YOU MURDER HER?"
    • "BACK! WOULD YOU MURDER HER?"
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • ON THE BACK TRAIL.
    • ON THE BACK TRAIL.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • THE TRAGEDY IN THE STORM.
    • THE TRAGEDY IN THE STORM.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • "GOD PITY ME! GOD PITY ME!"
    • "GOD PITY ME! GOD PITY ME!"
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • IN THE CRIMSON OF SUNSET.
    • IN THE CRIMSON OF SUNSET.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • THE OLD SOUTH VERSUS THE NEW.
    • THE OLD SOUTH VERSUS THE NEW.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • FEELING THE ENEMY.
    • FEELING THE ENEMY.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • THE OLD SOUTH DRAWS THE SWORD.
    • THE OLD SOUTH DRAWS THE SWORD.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • "IN ALL THE WORLD, NO FAIRER FLOWER THAN THIS!"
    • "IN ALL THE WORLD, NO FAIRER FLOWER THAN THIS!"
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • BEYOND THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT.
    • BEYOND THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • "IF I MEET THE MAN!"
    • "IF I MEET THE MAN!"
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • HOW THE CHALLENGE WAS WRITTEN.
    • HOW THE CHALLENGE WAS WRITTEN.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • BROUGHT TO BAY.
    • BROUGHT TO BAY.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • IN THE HANDS OF THEIR FRIENDS.
    • IN THE HANDS OF THEIR FRIENDS.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • "THE WITNESS IS DEAD."
    • "THE WITNESS IS DEAD."
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • THE DUEL AT SUNRISE.
    • THE DUEL AT SUNRISE.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • THE SHADOW OVER THE HALL.
    • THE SHADOW OVER THE HALL.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • THE PROFILE ON THE MOON.
    • THE PROFILE ON THE MOON.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • THE MIDNIGHT SEARCH.
    • THE MIDNIGHT SEARCH.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • GATHERING THE CLEWS.
    • GATHERING THE CLEWS.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • THE FACE THAT CAME IN DREAMS.
    • THE FACE THAT CAME IN DREAMS.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • THE THREE PICTURES.
    • THE THREE PICTURES.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • "HOME SWEET HOME."
    • "HOME SWEET HOME."
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • THE RAINBOW IN THE MIST.
    • THE RAINBOW IN THE MIST.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • THE HAND OF SCIENCE.
    • THE HAND OF SCIENCE.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • THE FLASHLIGHT PHOTOGRAPH.
    • THE FLASHLIGHT PHOTOGRAPH.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • THE TRADE WITH SLIPPERY DICK.
    • THE TRADE WITH SLIPPERY DICK.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • THE FACE OF THE BODY-SNATCHER.
    • THE FACE OF THE BODY-SNATCHER.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
      • THE GRAVE IN THE PAST.
    • THE GRAVE IN THE PAST.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
      • THE PLEDGE THAT WAS GIVEN.
    • THE PLEDGE THAT WAS GIVEN.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
      • "WHICH OF THE TWO WAS MY MOTHER?"
    • "WHICH OF THE TWO WAS MY MOTHER?"
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
      • UNDER THE SPELL.
    • UNDER THE SPELL.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
      • BARKSDALE'S WARNING.
    • BARKSDALE'S WARNING.
    • CHAPTER XL.
      • THE HIDDEN HAND.
    • THE HIDDEN HAND.
    • CHAPTER XLI.
      • WITH THE WOMAN WHO LOVED HIM.
    • WITH THE WOMAN WHO LOVED HIM.
    • CHAPTER XLII.
      • THE SONG THE OCEAN SANG.
    • THE SONG THE OCEAN SANG.
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
      • THE DEATH OF GASPARD LEVIGNE.
    • THE DEATH OF GASPARD LEVIGNE.
    • CHAPTER XLIV.
      • THE HEART OF CAMBIA.
    • THE HEART OF CAMBIA.
    • CHAPTER XLV.
      • THE MAN WITH THE TORCH.
    • THE MAN WITH THE TORCH.
    • CHAPTER XLVI.
      • WHAT THE SHEET HID.
    • WHAT THE SHEET HID.
    • CHAPTER XLVII.
      • ON THE MARGINS OF TWO WORLDS.
    • ON THE MARGINS OF TWO WORLDS.
    • CHAPTER XLVIII.
      • WAR TO THE KNIFE.
    • WAR TO THE KNIFE.
    • CHAPTER XLIX.
      • PREPARING THE MINE.
    • PREPARING THE MINE.
    • CHAPTER L.
      • SLIPPERY DICK RIGHTS A WRONG.
    • SLIPPERY DICK RIGHTS A WRONG.
    • CHAPTER LI.
      • A WOMAN'S WIT CONQUERS.
    • A WOMAN'S WIT CONQUERS.
    • CHAPTER LII.
      • DEATH OF COL. MONTJOY.
    • DEATH OF COL. MONTJOY.
    • CHAPTER LIII.
      • THE ESCAPE OF AMOS ROYSON.
    • THE ESCAPE OF AMOS ROYSON.
    • CHAPTER LIV.
      • HOW A DEBT WAS PAID.
    • HOW A DEBT WAS PAID.
    • CHAPTER LV.
      • THE UNOPENED LETTER.
    • THE UNOPENED LETTER.
    • CHAPTER LVI.
      • "WOMAN, WHAT WAS HE TO YOU?"
        • GERALD MORGAN. Died 1888.
      • GERALD MORGAN. Died 1888.
    • "WOMAN, WHAT WAS HE TO YOU?"
      • GERALD MORGAN. Died 1888.
    • GERALD MORGAN. Died 1888.
    • CHAPTER LVII.
      • FRAGMENTARY LIFE RECORDS.
    • FRAGMENTARY LIFE RECORDS.
    • CHAPTER LVIII.
      • "THE LAST SCENE OF ALL"
      • THE END.
    • "THE LAST SCENE OF ALL"
    • THE END.
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