At the urgent insistence of his relatives Mr. Richard Ffrench, the step-son of the Honorable Robert Charlton of Charleton Place, agrees and marries a young girl in order to avoid any possible hint at impropriety.
Written by May Agnes Fleming (1840-1880); 38 chapters; 396 pages; 127,000 words.
Transcribed and edited by Jeffrey Merrow from the 1878 Carleton edition.
[ PART FIRST. ]
I.Shaddeck Light; II.Charlton Place; III.A Fairy Tale; IV.A Man's Letter; V.Before Breakfast; VI.After Breakfast; VII.In the Cool of the Evening; VIII.By the Light of the Moon; IX.How the Game was Made; X.The End of the Fairy Tale; XI.Shaddeck Light; XII.An Evening at Shaddeck Light; XIII.A Night at Shaddeck Light; XIV.A Morning at Shaddeck Light; XV.Captain Dick's Wooing; XVI.How Dora Does It; XVII.A Girl's Letter; XVIII.The Days Before; XIX.Captain Dick's Wedding; XX.Post-Nuptial; XI."The Girl I Left Behind Me." XXII."When Day is Done."
[ PART SECOND. ]
I.Vera; II.A Look Behind; III."Love Took up the Glass of Time." IV.At Dawn of Day; V.A Summer Afternoon; VI.A Summer Night; VII."We Fell Out, My Wife and I." VIII."O, We Fell Out, I Know not Why." IX.Charlton Place; X.Husband and Wife; XI.A Cry in the Night; XII.In the Dead Hand; XIII.In the Dark Hour; XIV.Tracked; XV.Trapped; XVI.Shaddeck Light.