Excerpt: ...in the daily paper about it, you know." Cora was not sure she believed herself, but at the moment she decided it would be best for the happiness of the party to think lightly of the meeting with the strange men. Rob Roland's voice still rang in her ears like a threat, and while she was no coward neither did she invite trouble. There ...Read MoreExcerpt: ...in the daily paper about it, you know." Cora was not sure she believed herself, but at the moment she decided it would be best for the happiness of the party to think lightly of the meeting with the strange men. Rob Roland's voice still rang in her ears like a threat, and while she was no coward neither did she invite trouble. There seemed now to be clearly some connection between the missing papers from the mailbag and the missing promise book, but of the two Cora's girlish heart considered the loss of the book the more serious. "Did you ever see such old-fashioned houses in all your born days?" asked Bess. "Look at that one over there. If our table is not in that house, then we had better abandon the antique and look in some new, first-class hotel." "That house over there is my aunt's!" shouted Daisy, laughing at Bess for making the blunder, "and I am going to tell Duncan exactly what you have said about it." Bess begged off, and made all sorts of apologies, but Daisy insisted that her cousin, the doctor, should hear what Bess thought of one of the finest old mansions in Breakwater. "Here we are!" called Daisy, pulling up on the gravel drive. "And there are Duncan and Aunt May." Out on the broad veranda stood a young man - plainly a professional, for while at a glance a girl might decide that Duncan Bennet was "up to date," still there was about him that disregard for conventionality that betokens high thinking, with no room for the consideration of trifling details of every-day life. Cora instantly said: "There! He's fine!" Ray was thinking: "How unpolished!" Bess whispered to Belle: "I see trouble ahead. Gertrude will want to take him along." Maud was "adjusting her eyes." She could not forget her famous "imploring look." But Duncan Bennet, with one bound, left the veranda, clearing the steps without touching them, and he was in front of Daisy's car dangerously soon. "Look out, Duncan!" called Daisy. "Do you want to spatter yourself all over my...Read Less
Poor. HB, Goldsmith Pub. Co. c1910, 2 pages of ads in back. Gray covers with black lettering are lightly soiled, stained and worn, tear on front side of backstrip, contents browning, cracked front hinge, gift note on fep dated 1932. Fair Reading Copy.
Yes. Fair. No Jacket. This 5"x7.5" hard cover book has a color illustrated cover with white and black lettering on the front and spine of the cover. There is a gift inscription written on the inside, the cover has stains, edgewear, faded spine, light foxing and there is page edgewear. A Motor Girls Series book. The book is illustrated with black and white illustrations throughout the book. 245 pages.
Fair. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Grey boards. 245 pages. 6 pages of book adverisements. Picture of girls in red car on the cover. Front hinge starting to crack. Title page has seperated about 2" up from the bottom. Small brown stain at the bottom of the last pages and the bottom of the back cover. There are no other marks or writing in the book. Wear to the corners. Light wear top and bottom of spine. There are no loose pages. Light soiling to the covers. Spine is sun faded.
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