"Persons Unknown"
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"Persons Unknown"

By Virginia Tracy
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  • "PERSONS UNKNOWN"
  • Suddenly she flung one arm up and out in such a strange and splendid gesture, of such free and desperate passion, as Herrick had never seen before
  • CONTENTS
    • BOOK FIRST THE SHADOW ON THE BLIND
    • BOOK SECOND THE SHADOW ON THE SCREEN
    • BOOK THIRD WILL O' THE WISP
    • BOOK FOURTH THE LIGHTED HOUSE
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • BOOK FIRST
    • THE SHADOW ON THE BLIND
  • CHAPTER I
    • WHAT HAPPENED IN THE NIGHT
  • CHAPTER II
    • HERRICK FINDS A DOOR BOLTED
    • Not a breath, not a movement, greeted the invaders
  • CHAPTER III
    • SOMETHING ELSE IS FOUND
  • CHAPTER IV
    • HERRICK IS SURE OF ONE THING
  • CHAPTER V
    • HERRICK READS A NEWSPAPER
  • CHAPTER VI
    • HERRICK IS ASKED A FAVOR
  • CHAPTER VII
    • HERRICK HAS A BUSIEST DAY
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • MRS. WILLING TELLS WHAT SHE KNOWS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • JOE PATRICK IS DETAINED
  • CHAPTER X
    • JOE PATRICK ARRIVES
    • "Mr. Coroner," she said, "I wish to correct a false impression; may I?"
    • "'Great Scott!' I says to myself, 'there's Miss Hope!'"
  • CHAPTER XI
    • PERSONS UNKNOWN
  • CHAPTER XII
    • HERRICK RECEIVES A TELEPHONE MESSAGE
  • BOOK SECOND
    • THE SHADOW ON THE SCREEN
  • CHAPTER I
    • HERRICK PAYS A CALL, AND THE TEA IS SPILT
  • CHAPTER II
    • IN WHICH A MYSTERIOUS ARM IS OUTSTRETCHED
  • CHAPTER III
    • HERRICK GUESSES AT THE MYSTERY AND GETS IN SOMETHING'S WAY
  • CHAPTER IV
    • THE MYSTERY PAUSES, AND OTHER THINGS GO FORWARD
  • CHAPTER V
    • HERRICK HEARS A BELL RING
    • "There are detectives shadowing me," Christina said. "Don't deny it—I know!"
  • CHAPTER VI
    • AND HOLDS A RECEPTION AFTER ALL
  • CHAPTER VII
    • MORNING IN THE PARK: THE SILENT OUTCRY
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • A GREAT OCCASION APPROACHES AND THE VILLAIN ENTERS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • PRESTO CHANGE: "OUT OF THE NIGHT THAT COVERS ME!"
  • CHAPTER X
    • MIDNIGHT IN THE PARK; "JE SUIS AUSSI SANS DÉSIR—"
  • CHAPTER XI
    • KEEPING CHRISTINA OUT OF IT
  • CHAPTER XII
    • AULD ACQUAINTANCE: WHAT CHRISTINA SAW
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • THE NIGHT OF NIGHTS: THE PRINCESS IN THE TRANSFORMATION SCENE
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS
  • CHAPTER XV
    • "WHEN STARS GROW COLD"
  • BOOK THIRD
    • WILL O' THE WISP
  • CHAPTER I
    • GLEAMS IN THE RAIN: WHEELER'S STORY
  • CHAPTER II
    • CORPSE CANDLES IN THE NIGHT: MRS. DEUTCH'S STORY
  • CHAPTER III
    • SEARCH-LIGHTS FLASHED IN THE EYES: KANE'S STORY
  • CHAPTER IV
    • A LIGHT ALONG THE ROAD: DENNY GIVES AN ADDRESS
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LIGHT: WHERE CHRISTINA WAS
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE YELLOW HOUSE AND WHAT THEY FOUND AT IT
    • Nowhere was there a letter, no significant writing nor any other name.
  • CHAPTER VII
    • VANISHING LADY: THE SHADOW AT THE DANCE
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • JILL-IN-THE-BOX! THE LAST OF THE GRAY TOURING CAR
  • CHAPTER IX
    • A SIGN IN THE SKY
  • CHAPTER X
    • "THE OLD EARL'S DAUGHTER": MRS. PASCOE ON FAMILY TIES
  • CHAPTER XI
    • THE ARM OF JUSTICE ON CLEANING DAY: AN OVERTURE TO A COMIC OPERA
  • CHAPTER XII
    • THE COMIC OPERA CHORUS: "AND SAID, 'WHAT A GOOD BOY AM I!'"
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • "WILL YOU WALK INTO MY PARLOR?": A CRIMINAL PERFORMANCE
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • THE SICILIAN TRAITOR: "YOU THAT CHOOSE NOT BY THE VIEW"
  • CHAPTER XV
    • ONE WITNESS SPEAKS
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • THE LAST SHADOW: "LEAVE ALL THAT TIES THY FOOT BEHIND AND FOLLOW, FOLLOW ME!"
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • HERSELF
  • BOOK FOURTH
    • THE LIGHTED HOUSE
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE HOSTESS PREPARING
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE EXPECTED COMPANY
  • CHAPTER III
    • THE SHIPS AT ACTIUM
    • "You fool!" she cried. "You miserable, monstrous fool! Thank God, I've done with you!"
  • CHAPTER IV
    • TURN, FORTUNE, TURN THY WHEEL—
  • CHAPTER V
    • CARNAGE: A COMIC OPERA CLIMAX
  • CHAPTER VI
    • THE DARKEST HOUR: "OF WOUNDS AND SORE DEFEAT I MADE MY BATTLE STAY!"
  • CHAPTER VII
    • THE SHADOW'S FACE: BEING ALSO THE FULL STORY OF THE SHADOW'S FLIGHT
    • "Shall I let her come in? Shall I tell at last what you are, through and through?—"
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • IN WHICH CHRISTINA HOPE DOES POSITIVELY REAPPEAR
    • THE END
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