Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,797 / 167 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 407
Added to site: 2011.11.29
mnybks.net#: 31040
Origin: gutenberg.org

A brand new adventure with the Motor Maids. This time around they visit Great Britain.

Show Excerpt

n spheres fell on the bed and Billie took it and touched it with the tip of her tongue.

"I wonder if it will put me to sleep?" she thought.

She tasted it again, then calmly chewed it up and swallowed it. But she felt no inclination to sleep as the others had done.

After administering a brown pill to Nancy, who responded to treatment almost before it was given and fell asleep like a baby immediately, Mr. Kalisch took his departure. Billie tiptoed to the door after him.

"Were the pills made of brown bread?" she asked, smiling.

"How did you find it out?" he demanded, the humorous look deepening in his eyes.

"I chewed one of them up."

The doctor gave her a delightful smile.

"Never tell them," he said. "Let it be a little secret between you and me. Not even Feargus O'Connor knows that he was cured by a 'suggestion pellet.' For some reason it always makes people mad to know that they have been taking bread instead of medicine."

"But it was something els

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Rob Sinclair
Rob Sinclair promised his wife that he could pen a “can’t-put-it-down thriller” and, three books later, he is still doing it. Today he talks to us about keeping his books fresh in a genre known for its tropes, the key to writing good action scenes and which actor could best fill the shoes of Carl Logan.
Read full interview...