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A Forest Hearth A Romance Of Indiana In The Thirties

Auhtor: Charles Major

Language: english

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Review by C. F. Hill, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
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Summary of the Book 'A Forest Hearth A Romance Of Indiana In The Thirties':

Cecil John Charles Street MC OBE (1884 - January 1965) known as CJC Street and John Street began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I he became a propagandist for MI7 in which role he held the rank of Major. After the armistice he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin Castle working closely with Lionel Curtis. He later earned his living as a prolific writer of detective novels.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Forest Hearth A Romance Of Indiana In The Thirties':


... MONEY GRATIS Such an hour as our young friends spent upon the ciphering log would amply compensate for the trouble of living a very long ...
... with delight to the narrative of his trip. When an opportunity arose, Tom, Sr., said:- I have a fine opportunity to go into business with Jim ...
... more than a journey of as many minutes and when he stabled his horse at home, just as the east was turning gray and the sun-blinded stars were blinking, ...
... The firm owes Williams nearly four times that amount, and he isn't a man who will stand much foolishness. Father is not making so much money, either, ...
... screech, allowing the noise to die away in its throat in a series of disagreeable gurgles. When the owl was seated upon the hag's shoulder, ...
... feet and stood behind her. When Dic stopped, at the command of Mrs. Bays, Billy made an impatient gesture and pointed to the room above, emphasizing ...
... troubles. At no time in that young man's life had his troubles been so heavy. He feared Billy Little's scorn and biting sarcasm, though he well ...
... Billy's own pain and grief also had a softening effect upon his anger for with Dic out of the way, Rita Bays, he thought, would soon become Mrs. ...
... Dic answered:- Miss Tousy, the truth is, I have lost all self-respect, and know that I am both a fool and a-a criminal. Rita will not, cannot, ...
... come to her through her love for Dic? What agony more poignant could she suffer than the loss of him? But, putting Dic aside, what calamity could ...
... By JAMES LANE ALLEN Author of The Choir Invisible, A Kentucky Cardinal, etc., etc. Cloth 12mo $1.50 'The Mettle of the ...
... and feared her father and mother would mark her troubled eagerness and guess its cause. But her dread of their comments was neutralized by the ...
... a little pot of ink-and a sand-box! I wonder if the quill is a good one! Ah, two-three quills! Dear old Billy Little! Here is enough paper to last ...
... soil covered with as fine oak, walnut, and poplar as the world could produce and might still be a poor man, though the timber in these latter days ...
... that I might give Dic and Rita a moment to themselves on the sycamore divan. You may have known the time in your life when you were thankful for ...
... own mother who has toiled and suffered and endured for her sake all her life long to her own mother who has nursed her and watched over her and tried ...
... Bays, but Billy's words put a new thought into her head that was almost sure to cause trouble for Rita. When Billy and Dic went around the ...
... unfortunate malefactor with an injured, fixed, and icy stare. Dic retired in disorder but he soon rallied his forces and again took up the battle. ...
... the world. She has never caused me a moment of pain- Rita moved her chair to her father's side and took his hand-she has brought me nothing but ...
... she was bound by her letter, and that she could not in justice mistreat him. It was by her invitation he had come. He could not know that she had been ...