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The Million Dollar Mystery

Harold MacGrath

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .It's yours if you will do me a small favor."

"If it doesn't get me mixed up with the police. I'm only captain of a tramp; and some of the harbor police have taken a dislike to me. What do you want me to do?"

"The police will not bother you. This man Hargreave had some enemies; they want either his life or his money; maybe both. It's a peculiar case, with Russia in the background. He might have laid the whole business before the police, but he chose to fight it out himself. And to tell the truth, I don't believe the police would have done any good."

"Heave her over; what do you want me to do for that handsome roll of money?"

"If any man or woman who is not a reporter comes to pump you tell them the man went ashore with a packet under his arm."

"Tie a knot in that."

"Say the man was gray-haired, clean-shaven, straight, with a scar high up on his forehead, generally covered up by his hair." . . . Read More

Community Reviews

I presume this was originally novelized from a film scenario, since in many ways it reminds me of the Perils of Pauline. Never a dull moment as our fair maiden and our heroes go from one crisis to another.

Old and Corny but fair

Looking at the publication date, 1915, it's clear that this novelization of a film scenario was greatly influenced by Pearl White's The Perils of Pauline and, perhaps, White's follow up, The Exploits of Elaine. Just call MacGrath's book, "The Foolishness of Florence." For like the White cliffhangers