The Lady Evelyn: A Story of To-day
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The Lady Evelyn: A Story of To-day

By Max Pemberton
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  • "She was aware instantly that the strangers were speaking of her"
  • "She was aware instantly that the strangers were speaking of her" - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Frontispiece
    • "Oh, please let me go; your hands hurt me"
      • "As you came in folly, so shall you go——"
      • "Evelyn, beloved, I am here as you wish"
      • (Facsimile Page of Manuscript from THE LADY EVELYN)
    • "As you came in folly, so shall you go——"
    • "Evelyn, beloved, I am here as you wish"
    • (Facsimile Page of Manuscript from THE LADY EVELYN)
  • THE LADY EVELYN
    • PROLOGUE
      • THE FACE IN THE RIVER
    • THE FACE IN THE RIVER
  • BOOK I
  • THE ESCAPADE
    • CHAPTER I
      • A TELEGRAM TO BUKHAREST
    • A TELEGRAM TO BUKHAREST
    • CHAPTER II
      • ETTA ROMNEY IS PRESENTED
    • ETTA ROMNEY IS PRESENTED
    • CHAPTER III
      • SUCCESS AND AFTERWARDS
    • SUCCESS AND AFTERWARDS
    • CHAPTER IV
      • TWO PERSONALITIES
    • TWO PERSONALITIES
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE LETTER
    • THE LETTER
    • CHAPTER VI
      • STRANGERS IN THE HOUSE
    • STRANGERS IN THE HOUSE
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE NONAGENARIAN
    • THE NONAGENARIAN
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • LADY EVELYN RETURNS
    • LADY EVELYN RETURNS
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE THIRD EARL OF MELBOURNE
    • THE THIRD EARL OF MELBOURNE
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE ACCIDENT UPON THE ROAD
    • THE ACCIDENT UPON THE ROAD
    • CHAPTER XI
      • A RACE FOR LIFE
    • A RACE FOR LIFE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE UNSPOKEN ACCUSATION
    • THE UNSPOKEN ACCUSATION
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • THE INTERVIEW
    • THE INTERVIEW
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • INHERITANCE
    • INHERITANCE
    • CHAPTER XV
      • THE PRICE OF SALVATION
      • "Oh please let me go; your hands hurt me. I can never be your wife, never, never!"
    • THE PRICE OF SALVATION
    • "Oh please let me go; your hands hurt me. I can never be your wife, never, never!"
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • A GAME OF GOLF
    • A GAME OF GOLF
  • BOOK II
  • THE ENGLISHMAN
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • GAVIN ORD BEGINS HIS WORK
    • GAVIN ORD BEGINS HIS WORK
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • A DUEL OVER THE TEA-CUPS
    • A DUEL OVER THE TEA-CUPS
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • FROM THE BELFRY TOWER
    • FROM THE BELFRY TOWER
    • CHAPTER XX
      • LOVERS
    • LOVERS
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • ZALLONY'S SON
    • ZALLONY'S SON
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • A SPY FROM BUKHAREST
    • A SPY FROM BUKHAREST
  • BOOK III
  • THE LIGHT
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • BUKHAREST
    • BUKHAREST
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • THE PRICE OF WISDOM
    • THE PRICE OF WISDOM
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • THE HOUSE ABOVE THE TORRENT
    • THE HOUSE ABOVE THE TORRENT
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • THROUGH A WOMAN'S HEART
      • "As you came in folly, so shall you go——"
    • THROUGH A WOMAN'S HEART
    • "As you came in folly, so shall you go——"
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • ETTA ROMNEY'S RETURN
    • ETTA ROMNEY'S RETURN
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • THE IMPRESARIO'S PRAYER
    • THE IMPRESARIO'S PRAYER
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • THE PRISONERS AT SETCHEVO
    • THE PRISONERS AT SETCHEVO
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • THERE IS NO NEWS OF GAVIN ORD
    • THERE IS NO NEWS OF GAVIN ORD
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • THE HOUSE AT HAMPSTEAD
    • THE HOUSE AT HAMPSTEAD
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • A SHOT IN THE HILLS
    • A SHOT IN THE HILLS
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • DJALA
    • DJALA
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • THE SHADOW OF THE RIVER
      • "Evelyn, beloved, I am here as you wish."
    • THE SHADOW OF THE RIVER
    • "Evelyn, beloved, I am here as you wish."
    • EPILOGUE
      • THE DOCTOR DRINKS A TOAST
    • THE DOCTOR DRINKS A TOAST
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