A Cabinet Secret
by Guy Boothby
Publisher: F. V. White 1901
Number of pages: 340
Witty spy adventure set during the Boer Wars of the late 19th Century. While the War between England and the South African Republics forms the basis of the story, the characters and incidents therein described are purely fictional, and have no sort of resemblance, either intended or implied, with living people.
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by Guy Boothby - ManyBooks
Mr. Boothby is at his best in this romance, which is characterized by unflagging interest and by most stirring adventures in which Dr. Nikola plays a leading part. 'Dr. Nikola' was considered one of the most thrilling stories ever published.
by Guy Boothby - D. Appleton and Company
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 ...
by Guy Boothby - D. Appleton and Co.
Richard Hatteras rescues a lovely young woman in distress, the start of a series of events that sees him falling in love and becoming ever more entangled in the machinations of the shadowy Doctor Nikola, who will stop at nothing to steal his prize.
by Guy Boothby - D. Appleton and company
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? ... it would be the end of all things as far as Miss Devereux was concerned.