The Short Cut
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The Short Cut

By Jackson Gregory
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory, Illustrated by Frank Tenney Johnson
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      • [Frontispiece: Surely the rider was just what the owner of the voice, half laughing, half crooning, tenderly lilting, must be.]
    • [Frontispiece: Surely the rider was just what the owner of the voice, half laughing, half crooning, tenderly lilting, must be.]
  • THE SHORT CUT
    • BY
    • JACKSON GREGORY
      • Author of "Under Handicap," "The Outlaw"
      • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON
        • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1916
        • TO "MOTHER" McGLASHAN AND GENERAL C. F. McGLASHAN
      • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1916
      • TO "MOTHER" McGLASHAN AND GENERAL C. F. McGLASHAN
    • Author of "Under Handicap," "The Outlaw"
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON
      • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1916
      • TO "MOTHER" McGLASHAN AND GENERAL C. F. McGLASHAN
    • NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1916
    • TO "MOTHER" McGLASHAN AND GENERAL C. F. McGLASHAN
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • Surely the rider was just what the owner of the voice, half laughing, half crooning, tenderly lilting, must be . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • "I want just to smoke and watch you and listen while you talk."
      • She made herself as comfortable as she could, drew her camera from its case, and waited a patient quarter of an hour.
      • "I call upon you to give yourself up!" he shouted. "Stop, Red, or I shoot this time!"
    • Surely the rider was just what the owner of the voice, half laughing, half crooning, tenderly lilting, must be . . . . . . Frontispiece
    • "I want just to smoke and watch you and listen while you talk."
    • She made herself as comfortable as she could, drew her camera from its case, and waited a patient quarter of an hour.
    • "I call upon you to give yourself up!" he shouted. "Stop, Red, or I shoot this time!"
  • THE SHORT CUT
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE TRAGEDY
      • CHAPTER II
      • THE SHADOW
      • CHAPTER III
      • SUSPICION
      • CHAPTER IV
      • THE WHITE HUNTRESS
      • CHAPTER V
      • THE HOME COMING OF RED RECKLESS
      • CHAPTER VI
      • THE PROMISE OF LITTLE SAXON
      • CHAPTER VII
      • THE GLADNESS THAT SINGS
      • [Illustration: "I want just to smoke and watch you and listen while you talk."]
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • "A GAME OF BLUFF AND THE GAMBLER WINS!"
      • CHAPTER IX
      • THE CONTEMPT OF SLEDGE HUME
      • CHAPTER X
      • SHANDON'S GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
      • CHAPTER XI
      • WANDA'S DISCOVERY
      • [Illustration: She made herself as comfortable as she could, drew her camera from its case, and waited a patient quarter of an hour.]
      • CHAPTER XII
      • THE TALES OF MR. WILLIE DART
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • SLEDGE HUME MAKES A CALL AND LAYS A WAGER
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • IN WANDA'S CAVE
      • CHAPTER XV
      • WILLIE DART PICKS A LOCK
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • AND SOLVES A FASCINATING MYSTERY
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • "WHERE'S THAT TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND? WHAT'S THE ANSWER?"
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE TRUTH
      • CHAPTER XIX
      • SHANDON TAKES HIS STAND
      • CHAPTER XX
      • HUME PLAYS A TRUMP
      • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE SHORT CUT
      • CHAPTER XXII
      • THE FUGITIVE
      • CHAPTER XXIII
      • HELGA STRAWN PLAYS THE GAME
      • CHAPTER XXIV
      • UNDER THE SURFACE
      • CHAPTER XXV
      • RED RECKLESS ON LITTLE SAXON
      • [Illustration: "I call upon you to give yourself up!" he shouted. "Stop, Red, or I shoot this time!"]
      • CHAPTER XXVI
      • THE LAUGHTER OF HELGA STRAWN
      • CHAPTER XXVII
      • HUME RIDES THE ONE OPEN TRAIL
      • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • "IT IS HOME!"
    • THE TRAGEDY
    • CHAPTER II
    • THE SHADOW
    • CHAPTER III
    • SUSPICION
    • CHAPTER IV
    • THE WHITE HUNTRESS
    • CHAPTER V
    • THE HOME COMING OF RED RECKLESS
    • CHAPTER VI
    • THE PROMISE OF LITTLE SAXON
    • CHAPTER VII
    • THE GLADNESS THAT SINGS
    • [Illustration: "I want just to smoke and watch you and listen while you talk."]
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • "A GAME OF BLUFF AND THE GAMBLER WINS!"
    • CHAPTER IX
    • THE CONTEMPT OF SLEDGE HUME
    • CHAPTER X
    • SHANDON'S GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
    • CHAPTER XI
    • WANDA'S DISCOVERY
    • [Illustration: She made herself as comfortable as she could, drew her camera from its case, and waited a patient quarter of an hour.]
    • CHAPTER XII
    • THE TALES OF MR. WILLIE DART
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • SLEDGE HUME MAKES A CALL AND LAYS A WAGER
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • IN WANDA'S CAVE
    • CHAPTER XV
    • WILLIE DART PICKS A LOCK
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • AND SOLVES A FASCINATING MYSTERY
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • "WHERE'S THAT TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND? WHAT'S THE ANSWER?"
    • CHAPTER XVIII
    • THE TRUTH
    • CHAPTER XIX
    • SHANDON TAKES HIS STAND
    • CHAPTER XX
    • HUME PLAYS A TRUMP
    • CHAPTER XXI
    • THE SHORT CUT
    • CHAPTER XXII
    • THE FUGITIVE
    • CHAPTER XXIII
    • HELGA STRAWN PLAYS THE GAME
    • CHAPTER XXIV
    • UNDER THE SURFACE
    • CHAPTER XXV
    • RED RECKLESS ON LITTLE SAXON
    • [Illustration: "I call upon you to give yourself up!" he shouted. "Stop, Red, or I shoot this time!"]
    • CHAPTER XXVI
    • THE LAUGHTER OF HELGA STRAWN
    • CHAPTER XXVII
    • HUME RIDES THE ONE OPEN TRAIL
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
    • "IT IS HOME!"
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