Her Mother's Secret

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Her Mother's Secret by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

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with his old ancestral manor had faded away, it became the dearest wish of Abel Force's heart to unite his eldest daughter and his orphan cousin in marriage, so that Mondreer should not pass into another family.

With this object in view, he encouraged the affection that soon began to show itself between the boy and girl who were being brought up and educated in his home together.

He even sought to lead them to believe that they were destined for each other.

It is true that such a plan very seldom succeeds, perhaps not more than once in a hundred times, since the boy and girl so trained will, through the very perversity of human nature, if from no other cause, fall in love with any other boy or girl whom he or she may happen to meet, rather than with each other.

But in the case of these two young ones, Leonidas and Odalite, the plan succeeded to perfection.

The two children were attracted to each other, grew very fond of each other, became inseparable companions--seemed to h

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The story of Odalite who has to give up the love of her life to marry a blackmailer in possession of "Her Mother's Secret". But will it be stopped in time?

It's a pretty good story the only problem is that there's a sequel that's not available on manybooks.net at this time.
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