A Bid for Fortune by Guy Boothby Page 1 of 274

CONTENTS.
PART I

PROLOGUE--Dr. Nikola
CHAPTER I. I determine to take a Holiday,-Sydney, and what Befel me there
CHAPTER II. London
CHAPTER III. I Visit my Relations
CHAPTER IV. I Save an Important Life
CHAPTER V. Mystery
CHAPTER VI. I Meet Dr. Nikola again
CHAPTER VII. Port Said, and what Befel us there
CHAPTER VIII. Our Imprisonment and Attempt at Escape
CHAPTER IX. Dr. Nikola permits us a Free Passage

PART II

CHAPTER I. We reach Australia, and the Result
CHAPTER II. On the Trail
CHAPTER III. Lord Beckenham's Story


CHAPTER IV. Following up a Clue
CHAPTER V. The Islands, and what we found there
CHAPTER VI. Conclusion


A BID FOR FORTUNE

PART I
PROLOGUE
DR. NIKOLA

The manager of the new Imperial Restaurant on the Thames Embankment went into his luxurious private office and shut the door. Having done so, he first scratched his chin reflectively, and then took a letter from the drawer in which it had reposed for more than two months and perused it carefully.



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