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George Barr McCutcheon

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Give me time to think, dear. I fooled him that time. Perhaps I can do it again. Great bluff, wasn't it? What do you suppose Mr. ---- will think?"

"But if they should insist upon holding us till morning," she cried, on the verge of tears, trouble looming up like a mountain.

"They won't dare do that. They'll probably send us to a hotel with a plain-clothes man unless we give bond, but that's all. I'll try another bluff and see how it works. There's no use kicking about it. We're not in a position to stir up much of a row, you see, dear."

He tried it when the captain came in unexpectedly a few minutes later, and with the most gratifying results. He obtained consent to go with a plain-clothes man to a nearby restaurant for a "bite to eat." In the meantime he was to send a messenger boy with a note to an influential friend in Brooklyn, requesting him to hurry over and give security for their appearance. If this failed, they were to go to a hotel under g. . . Read More

Community Reviews

I really liked it because this is the book that my name - Tennys - comes from. My great grandparents read this book on their honeymoon and loved the heroine of the story Lady Tennys. However it would probably not be that fascinating of a story for any one else.

Definitely not a book I will read again.

Nedra is (IMO) the ugliest name for a tropical paradise. Really, McCutcheon could have come up with something better.

Anyway, the story starts off with a young couple running off to elope. Eloping seems to have been much more complicated back then, as they felt the need to travel half way around the

A very old fashioned, predictable & contrived romance. Still, since it was the book my grandmother read as a teen ager that ultimately inspired my name I had to give it a three, even though Nedra was not a person at all, but the name of an "uncivilized" island. There's some irony in that.

This one has numerous twists and turns. It's almost like three different yet related books in one volume, such is the diversity.

The opening is a typical domestic scene, featuring a young couple - Grace & Hugh - discussing their mutual love and intentions to marry.

Unlike many stories from the ninet