?" she answered, laughing.
"Not that, anything but that. You speak when you have something to say; you are not an aimless chatterer."
"Warren says my tongue is never still."
"Warren is an ass," he snapped.
"Oh, dear no, not at all. He is by no means stupid."
"I retract; I ought not to have made use of the expression."
"I will keep it to myself in strict confidence," she replied, with a smile.
The door opened, and a maid said--
"Shall I light the lamps, sir?"
The room was soon aglow with a soft, delicate light, and as the maid went out she said to herself--
"Well, I never. The ways of these gentry are past me. Fancy her sitting like that, and going to stop here all night. It's not respectable."
She was a new maid, with a narrow mind and a relaxable conscience, which could be stretched to any required length to suit her own purposes.
The maid, the luggage, and Bob Heather duly arrived. Bob had taken good care Ma
When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more
"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more
Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more
After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more
*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more
See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.
The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.
See more popular titles from this genre.