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The Gambler By Katherine Cecil Thurston
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Clodagh, 18 years old, is the eldest daughter of Dennis Asshlin, an Irish gentleman who lives in an area of Ireland called Orristown. Dennis is passionate, proud and indebted to no one. But, Dennis... More > has an obsession with gambling that is leading the family to ruin. When tragedy strikes, Clodagh finds herself in a situation where she must defend the family honor because no Asshlin is ever obliged to anyone.< Less
The Masquerader By Katherine Cecil Thurston
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Two incidents, widely different in character yet bound together by results, marked the night of January the twenty-third. On that night the blackest fog within a four years' memory fell upon certain... More > portions of London, and also on that night came the first announcement of the border risings against the Persian government in the province of Khorasan the announcement that, speculated upon, even smiled at, at the time, assumed such significance in the light of after events. At eight o'clock the news spread through the House of Commons; but at nine men in the inner lobbies were gossiping, not so much upon how far Russia, while ostensibly upholding the Shah, had pulled the strings by which the insurgents danced, as upon the manner in which the 'St. George's Gazette', the Tory evening newspaper, had seized upon the incident and shaken it in the faces of the government.< Less
The Story of a Bad Boy By Katherine Cecil Thurston
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This is a very engaging semi-autobiographical story of a boy being sent from his parents's home in New Orleans to live with his grandfather in the "Yankee" town of Rivermouth. He deals with... More > many of the normal trials of establishing friendships and dealing with foes.< Less
Max By Katherine Cecil Thurston
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"Max," the story of a young Russian princess, who, disguised as a boy, flees to the Montmartre Quarter of Paris the night before her arranged marriage.