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The Lady Doc

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,836 / 258 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,821
Added to site: 2007.11.04
mnybks.net#: 18855
Genres: Western, Romance
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ow that Alice was dead and the fact that she, as a physician, had blundered, was too obvious to be denied, the situation held alarming possibilities. Consternation replaced her grief and the tears dried on her cheeks while again she paced the floor.

She was tired almost to exhaustion when she stopped suddenly and flung her shoulder in defiance and self-disgust. "Bah! I'm going to pieces like a schoolgirl. I must pull myself together. Twenty-four hours will tell the tale and I must keep my nerve. The doctors will--they must stand by me!"

Dr. Harpe was correct in her surmise that her suspense would be short. The interview between herself and the husband of her dead friend was one she was not likely to forget. Then the coroner, himself a physician, sent for her and she found him waiting at his desk. All the former friendliness was gone from his eyes when he swung in his office chair and looked at her.

"It will not be necessary, I believe, to explain why I have sent for you, Dr. Harp

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2013.10.01
griselda
****.

One of the nastiest villainesses ever. Typical of the time, the ending is farfetched, but satisfying.


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