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Ritanseras Novms.—Sincaid's Battery. By George W. Cable. (Hodder and Stoughton.

6s.)—A tale of the American Civil War, very picturesque, but a little hard to understand.—His Father's Honour. By David Christie Murray. (Ward, Lock, and Co. 6')—An old transgression, the acts of an unscrupulous black- mailer, and a love complication are skilfully combined.—The Interrupted Kiss. By Richard Marsh. (Cassell and Co. 6s.) —A murder story in which Mr. Marsh has performed the feat of Causing the reader to suspect all the principal characters in turn of being the criminal.—Katherine the Arrogant. By B. M. Croker. (Methuen and Co. 6s.)—A good story on a theme Which always attracts, the woman who has to conquer the world for herself.—The Happy Elopement. By E. H. Lee= Watson. (Brown, Lstnghain, and. Co. 6s.)—A story of golf and love, the golf part being decidedly original.—The Fetish of Truth. By Eileen Fitzgerald. (Hutchinson and Co. 6s.)—A well-contrived story, but the love element is not the best part.