The Island of Intrigue

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The Island of Intrigue  (1918) 
by Isabel Ostrander
New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1918. "The Island of Intrigue" is a book of thrills that heaps up good measure by concealing its machinery, by reflecting a good sense of humor in an excellent style, and by approaching as near real characterization as this kind of book can afford to. The situation of a millionaire's daughter kidnapped by a gang of famous criminals and marooned on an island, would not appear to offer much opportunity for a fresh-flavored yarn to-day; but this writer almost justifies the publisher's daring in putting the legend, "Try to skip a page," on the jacket, and then leaving the pages uncut! —The Nation 4 January 1919


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"I am very sorry, but it could not be helped," the girl replied rather stiffly, adding: "I have been in an accident—a taxi smash-up!"


ISLAND OF INTRIGUE


BY
ISABEL OSTRANDER

Author of
"Suspense", "The Clue in the Air", "The Primal Law", etc,

ILLUSTRATED

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NEW YORK
ROBERT M. McBRIDE & CO.
1918

Copyright, 1918, by
Robert M. Mcbride & Co.

Printed in the
United States of America.

Published October, 1918

CONTENTS


  1. CHAPTERPAGE
  2. I. THE COMING OF MRS. SMITH 1
  3. II. ON BOARD THE TORTOISE 17
  4. III. LORNA 34
  5. IV. HARD-A-LEE 49
  6. V. THE STRANGER 68
  7. VI. ROBINSON CRUSOE 85
  8. VII. MR. FORDYCE 101
  9. VIII. FATE 121
  10. IX. INCOGNITO 141
  11. X. THE LAST STRAW 159
  12. XI. THE OPENED LETTER 175
  13. XII. THE TRUTH 193
  14. XIII. THE STORM BREAKS 210
  15. XIV. IN DURESS 230
  16. XV. HOPE 251
  17. XVI. THE ESCAPE 271
  18. XVII. THE LAST WORD 291
  19. Advertisements

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1924, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 95 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.