The Carroll Girls

or How the Sisters Helped

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,420 / 192 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.4
LoC Categories: PR, PZ
Downloads: 704
Added to site: 2009.06.21
mnybks.net#: 24494
Origin: gutenberg.org

There are four heroines,--Esther, Penelope, Angela, and Poppy Carroll,--and the book tells how they each 'helped.' A good story for half-grown girls.

Show Excerpt

All her usual melancholy apathy was thrown aside; her face was alight with pleasure, her eyes bright with excitement. Mrs. Carroll loved to be the bearer of startling news, to spring a surprise on people-- just as she loved to have a pleasant one sprung on herself. She adored excitement, and under its influence saw nothing but the one thing that appealed to her at the moment.

Now, after hastily scanning her husband's letter, she grasped the one fact that he thought she might come out to him very soon. What the change might mean to others, never occurred to her; that it might be for the worse, never entered her head. She saw simply a chance of a change, an escape from the monotony and sordidness of her present life. She would have a new outfit, and travel, and meet new people, and escape from that dreadful little cheap house and dull village, not to speak of other tiresome things which had been thrusting themselves on her attention for a long time, but had been put aside and aside for consideration 'som

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Carroll Girls by Mabel Quiller-Couch - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Carroll Girls by Mabel Quiller-Couch - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Carroll Girls by Mabel Quiller-Couch - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Carroll Girls by Mabel Quiller-Couch - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Carroll Girls by Mabel Quiller-Couch - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Ulysses
by James Joyce
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Clarimonde
by Théophile Gautier
Emma
by Jane Austen
The ''Genius''
by Theodore Dreiser
The Prince
by Nicolo Machiavelli
Dracula
by Bram Stoker
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
The Arabian Nights
by Andrew Lang
The Count's Chauffeur
by William le Queux

See more popular titles from this genre.