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(1915) Mystery(Detective) / Romance


R: * * * *



Plot bullets

Kitty's jewels are stolen off her neck while waiting in a carriage in a London fog..
She also overhears voices as two unseen men make a wager, that adds to the mystery of the night.
Thomas begins a new life as a Stewart on the ship that Kitty is taking to America.
He has a secret, but soon becomes appreciated by Kitty and her father, who offer him a job.
A mix of confusion, leads to suspicions and allegations of wrong doing by Thomas.
A relentless detective has to weigh the numerous, disjointed clues.
Is there a connection between Thomas and the jewel robbery. And was he, The Voice in the Fog.

05/19/2014
(1905) Humor


R:***


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Two men back a down-and-out magician.
One man\'s marriage hopes, depend on the money from the performances.
A merry-go-round of events makes each wonder about life.
You can search me, if any one event in life, makes sense in the light of others that may follow.

09/17/2013
Diane Zinna - A Mesmerizing, Disturbing, and Heart-Wrenching Read About Loneliness and Grief
FEATURED AUTHOR - Diane Zinna is originally from Long Island, New York. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and has taught writing workshops for more than a decade. She formerly worked at AWP, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, and in 2014, Diane created the Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, helping to match more than six hundred writers over twelve seasons. Diane has become well-known for her popular, online grief writing sessions that have grown each Sunday since the start of… Read more