Miss Billy's Decision

Miss Billy's Decision

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Miss Billy's Decision by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

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Miss Billy's Decision

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"The story is written in bright, clever style and has plenty of action and humor. Miss Billy is nice to know and so are her friends."--New Haven Leader.

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ecided that it's been a year, almost, since I received it. I think I was really convinced, for a while, that--that she didn't want that apple pie,'' he finished with a whimsical lightness that did not quite coincide with the stern lines that had come to his mouth.

For a moment there was silence, then Calderwell spoke again.

``Where did you know--Miss Billy?''

``Oh, I don't know her at all. I know of her-- through Aunt Hannah.''

Calderwell sat suddenly erect.

``Aunt Hannah! Is she your aunt, too? Jove! This is a little old world, after all; isn't it?''

``She isn't my aunt. She's my mother's third cousin. None of us have seen her for years, but she writes to mother occasionally; and, of course, for some time now, her letters have been running over full of Billy. She lives with her, I believe; doesn't she?''

``She does,'' rejoined Calderwell, with an unexpected chuckle. ``I wonder if you know how she happened to live with her, at first.''

``Why, no, I reckon not. What d

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In this second book of the series, Billy is engaged to Bertram Henshaw, the artist. But the course of true love is fraught: She fears that he really only loves her as a model, while he believes he has a rival. Sister Kate meddles, too. The results are predictable, and I didn't like it as well as the first book.
Kimberly Packard - Love, Identity and Determination in Tornado Alley
FEATURED AUTHOR - Kimberly Packard is an award-winning author of women’s fiction. When she isn’t writing, she can be found running, asking her dog what’s in his mouth or curled up with a book. She resides in Texas with her husband Colby, a clever cat named Oliver and a precocious black lab named Tully. Her debut novel, Phoenix, was awarded as Best General Fiction of 2013 by the Texas Association of Authors. She is also the author of a Christmas novella, The Crazy Yates, and the sequels to Phoenix, Pardon Falls… Read more