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The Lone Tiger

By Grant, Maxwell

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Title: The Lone Tiger  
Author: Grant, Maxwell
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Excerpt: THERE was a murmur, a stir, throughout the well?thronged courtroom. Buzzing sounds were silenced by the stern rap of the judge?s gavel. The quiet that ensued seemed chilled with fearful omen, particularly to the three prisoners who awaited the verdict. The judge?s eyes were fixed upon that trio. His gavel looked like a weapon more formidable than any that these prisoners had ever before faced. Those raps that the hammer had delivered were fateful strokes that ended all hope of future freedom. Steadily, grimly, the judge droned the names of the defendants, adding the aliases that the three men had used in crime. Then, to emphasize the identity of the culprits, he added.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Lone Tiger, 1 -- Maxwell Grant, 1 -- Chapter I. JUSTICE RENDERED, 1 -- Chapter II. THE TIGER HUNT, 5 -- Chapter III. THE SILENT WITNESS, 9 -- Chapter IV. THE FACE FROM THE DARK, 12 -- Chapter V. THE BALKED TRAIL, 14 -- Chapter VI. LINKED TRAILS, 18 -- Chapter VII. THE NEW INFORMANT, 22 -- Chapter VIII. WORD TO THE SHADOW, 26 -- Chapter IX. THE MAN WHO KNEW, 29 -- Chapter X. DEATH FROM THE BOOTH, 33 -- Chapter XI. EXIT THE SHADOW, 36 -- Chapter XII. CROOKS MAKE TERMS, 40 -- Chapter XIII. UNFINISHED DOOM, 44 -- Chapter XIV. AFTER MIDNIGHT, 47 -- Chapter XV. THE TIGER MOVES, 50 -- Chapter XVI. THE NEW MOB, 54 -- Chapter XVII. CROOKS INVADE, 58 -- Chapter XVIII. THE DEATH THRUST, 61 -- Chapter XIX. THE PROOF, 66 -- Chapter XX. SETTLED SCORES, 69


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