Where There's a Will

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,538 / 188 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,989
Added to site: 2006.07.07
mnybks.net#: 5936
Origin: gutenberg.org

Set in the early 1900s, this story features a cast of memorable characters, mysterious happenings, and leads up to an astonishing conclusion!

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said--" only every winter it was a different "he."

In my wash-stand drawer I'd kept all the clippings about her coming out and the winter she spent in Washington and was supposed to be engaged to the president's son, and the magazine article that told how Mr. Jennings had got his money by robbing widows and orphans, and showed the little frame house where Miss Patty was born--as if she's had anything to do with it. And so now I was cutting out the picture of her and the prince and the article underneath which told how many castles she'd have, and I don't mind saying I was sniffling a little bit, for I couldn't get used to the idea. And suddenly the door closed softly and there was a rustle behind me. When I turned it was Miss Patty herself. She saw the clipping immediately, and stopped just inside the door.

"YOU, TOO," she said. "And we've come all this distance to get away from just that."

"Well, I shan't talk about it," I replied, not holding out my hand, for with her, so to speak, next

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****
2008.12.03
Maddie
***..

It's okay but I prefer Rinehart's mysteries.

2008.10.14
Leah A. Zeldes
*****

Rinehart at her funniest: a kind of bedroom farce set in a sanitarium -- which is what they called a health spa in 1912. Minnie the spring girl, the narrator, is a terrific character in Rinehart's best style, like Bab and Tish.


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