The Beautiful White Devil
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company 1897
Number of pages: 318
The last stroke of twelve was just booming out on the muggy night when I stepped on to the landing-stage to await my mysterious employer. The hotel servant who had carried my bag put it down, and having received his gratuity left me ...
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