This carefully crafted ebook: "THE CHARM OF THE OLD WORLD ROMANCES ? Premium Collection: 10 Novels in One Volume" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Victor de Cardillac had remained motionless so long that, in the gathering darkness, he seemed but a carved stone figure on the bridge. He was leaning forward, arms folded on the top of the parapet, gazing steadily at the swirling water below, which at last became invisible save for the quivering reflection of yellow lights from the windows of the palaces on either bank." (Cardillac) TABLE OF CONTENTS Tekla: A Romance of Love and War A Woman Intervenes The O'Ruddy, A Romance (with Stephen Crane) The Measure of the Rule Lady Eleanor: Lawbreaker Cardillac A Chicago Princess Over the Border: A Romance The Victors: A Romance of Yesterday, Morning and This Afternoon One Day's Courtship Literary Article - "Canadian literature" Robert Barr (1849?1912) was a Scottish-Canadian short story writer and novelist, born in Glasgow, Scotland. His famous detective character Eugéne Valmont, fashioned after Sherlock Holmes, is said to be the inspiration behind Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.