Cynthia Wakeham's Money

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,058 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,340
Added to site: 2010.09.11
mnybks.net#: 28974

A melodramatic mystery, in which a young lawyer is summoned to the house of a dying woman to draw up her will. In a search for her legitimate heirs, he encounters a beautiful woman with a mysterious scar. Events then take a very sinister turn…

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ded street which in the daylight and in the full brightness of a summer's sun I had usually found so attractive, but which at night and under the circumstances which had brought me there looked both sombre and forbidding. However I had not come upon an errand of pleasure, so I did not spend much time in contemplating my surroundings, but beckoning to the conductor of the street-car on which I was riding, I asked him if he knew Mrs. Wakeham's house, and when he nodded, asked him to set me down before it. I thought he gave me a queer look, but as his attention was at that moment diverted, I could not be sure of it, and before he came my way again the car had stopped and he was motioning to me to alight.

"'That is the house,' said he, pointing to two huge gate-posts glimmering whitely in the light of a street-lamp opposite, and I was on the sidewalk and in front of the two posts before I remembered that a man on the rear platform of the car had muttered as I stepped by him: 'A visitor for Widow Wakeham, e

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