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Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir

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Author: Charles Garvice
Language: English
Wordcount: 109,035 / 320 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 750
Added to site: 2011.09.14
mnybks.net#: 30752
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terrupted the woman, holding up a forefinger. "Here she comes."

"Not a word!" said Gideon, warningly.

As he spoke the door opened, the dog bounded in with a short yelp of satisfaction, and close behind him, framed like a picture in the dark doorway, stood a young girl.

CHAPTER II.

She had evidently run some distance, for she stood panting and breathless, the color coming and going on her face, which shone out of the hood which half covered her head.

She was dressed in a plain cotton dress which a woodman's daughter might wear, and which was short enough in the skirt to reveal a shapely foot, and scant enough in the sleeves to show a white, shapely arm.

But no one would have wasted time upon either arm or foot after a glance at her face.

To write it down simply and curtly, it was a beautiful face; but such a description is far too meager and insufficient. It requires an artist, a Rembrandt or a Gainsborough, to descr

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2014.01.06
gibel
*****

A good romance, in the same style as Garvice’s other books and fashionable to most romance books written in that period where good overcomes evil and true love always prevails. If you love wholesome traditional romances, you’ll enjoy this and other Charles Garvice’s books.


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