Love Stories

Love Stories

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Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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Love Stories

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Twenty-TwoJaneIn The PavilionGod's FoolThe Miracle"Are We Downhearted? No!"The Game

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grey blanket. With the exception of the trifling formality of trousers, he was well dressed in a sack coat, a shirt, waistcoat, and a sort of college-boy collar and tie, which one of the orderlies had purchased for him. His other things were in that extremely expensive English car which the city was storing.

The plain truth is that Twenty-two was looking for Jane Brown. Since she had not come to him, he must go to her. He particularly wanted to set her right as to Mabel. And he felt, too, that that trick about respirations had not been entirely fair.

He was, of course, not in the slightest degree in love with her. He had only seen her once, and then he had had a broken leg and a quarter grain of morphia and a burned moustache and no eyebrows left to speak of.

But there was the sign. It was hung to a nail beside the elevator shaft. And far beyond, down the corridor, was somebody in a blue dress and no cap. It might be anybody, but again----

Twenty-two looked around. The elevator had

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Not all conventional romances, the deftly written "Love Stories" in this collection mostly revolve around hospital life -- in a time before insurance companies dictated lack of care. A couple also deal with unwed mothers, most sympathetically for their era, but another dating element.

If you can get past those details, these stories hold up very well.
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FEATURED AUTHOR - Katherine D. Graham is a fantasy author, developmental editor, and Top-10 Reedsy Reviewer. Her debut Epic Fantasy novel, The Vow That Twisted Fate (July 2021), is a 5-star Indie Reader Approved novel, and one of five fantasy finalists in the 2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Katherine is happily married to her high-school sweetheart (her Hero). Together they have two awesome sons and three adorable fur-daughters. Katherine loves reading, writing, swimming, traveling, grilling out, and… Read more