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His Heart's Queen

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Author: Mrs George Sheldon (Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs)
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,699 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 837
Added to site: 2006.09.13
mnybks.net#: 14324
Genre: Romance
Excerpt

some women, who had come in to offer their services, with directions how to apply the restoratives he prescribed, and then turned his attention to the son of the house, who by this time had recovered consciousness and was suffering intense pain from his injuries.

His mother was bending over him in an agony of anxiety and suspense, while she strove, in various ways, to relieve his sufferings.

"Wallace--Wallace!" she cried; "how did it happen that you were going up in that car at this time of the day?"

"I cannot tell you now--some other time," he returned.

Then turning to the surgeon, who entered at that moment, while he strove to stifle his groans in his anxiety to learn how it fared with the girl whom he had so bravely tried to save, he asked, eagerly.

"How is she?"

"She is not injured; there is not a bone broken that I can discover, and she will do well enough unless the shock to her nerves should throw her into a fever or bring on prostration," the doctor replied.<

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2008.11.23
SrMPh
****.

A delightful story, but it unfortunately stops abruptly with the note:

"The further trials and experiences of Violet and how her future happiness was secured is told in the sequel to this story entitled "With Heart So True," and is published in handsome cloth binding uniform with this volume."

Hopefully the sequel will be made available soon.


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