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The Wyvern Mystery, vol. 2

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Published: 1869
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,478 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Category: PR
Series: Wyvern
Downloads: 3,024
Added to site: 2009.11.12
mnybks.net#: 25788
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real name, darling?"

"I'm ashamed to say that Harry knows ten times as well as I all about my affairs. I pay interest through his hands, and he watches those people's movements; he's a rough diamond, but he has been very kind, and you see his note--where is it? Oh, thanks. I must be off in half an hour, to meet the coach at the 'Pied Horse.'"

"Let me go up, darling, and help you to pack, I know where all your things are," said poor little Alice, who looked as if she was going to faint.

"Thank you, darling, you are such a good little creature, and never think of yourself--never, never--half enough."

His hands were on her shoulders, and he was looking in her face, with sad strange eyes, as he said this, slowly, like a man spelling out an inscription.

"I wish--I wish a thousand things. God knows how heavy my heart is. If you cared for yourself Alice, like other women, or that I weren't a fool--but--but you, poor little thing, it was such a venture, such a sea, such a

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2009.12.09
Cheryl
****.

The plot thickens in part two ( of three parts) of this gothic sensation novel. We see more of the mystery, which centers around the concealing of a mysterious person from the heroine. If you liked the French governess in Le Fanu's "Uncle Silas", you're in for a treat in volume 2. Being the center book of the trilogy, it ends with the fate of a main character in doubt. Hopefully volume 3 will be available soon.


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