The Mystery of the Clasped Hands
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: D. Appleton and company 1901
Number of pages: 320
For a moment after he realized the true state of affairs Godfrey was spellbound with terror. Was it just possible that he would be able to head the horse off from the pit? If he could not, then it would be the end of all things as far as Miss Devereux was concerned. With the cold sweat of terror on his brow he watched the girl he loved racing down the slope on the maddened horse.
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