The Lost Heir
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2011
Number of pages: 335
A child, the heir to the fortune of a wealthy Indian Army officer, disappears. The general has died leaving a will in favor of the child, but, in the case of the child's death, of the rogue, Sanderson who poses as John Simcoe. At length, after many intrigues and adventures, Sanderson is exposed as the murderer of the General and forger of his Will, and the child is found.
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