By T. J. Brown
The hugely expected moment installment within the Summerset Abbey sequence “that will sincerely entice lovers of PBS’s Downton Abbey” (New York magazine of Books).
<I >As the icy kick back of iciness, 1914, settles at the terrific nation property of Summerset Abbey, 3 younger ladies search convenience and heat within the smiles of associates, the fireplace of their hearts, and the promise of spring…</I>
<B >Victoria Buxton</B>
With her gentle structure yet powerful, unflappable spirit, Victoria hasn't ever societal conventions, the foundations of style, or the pursuit of a husband. in its place, she unearths herself drawn into the controversial—and dangerous—fight for women’s suffrage. yet her dream is compromised, and her center divided, while her fight for equivalent rights collides with unforeseen love.
<B >Rowena Buxton</B>
After craving to no avail for a definite younger pilot to fly again into her existence, Rowena fears her percentages for happiness were jeopardized by way of recklessness and scandal. stressed with guilt for bringing her sister Prudence to Summerset Abbey as a lady’s maid whereas she herself led a lifetime of privilege, Rowena hopes to at least one day make amends. yet her wish to set issues correct is complex through her ardour for flight and a unexpected engagement…to the inaccurate man.
<B >Prudence Tate</B>
Raised like a sister to Victoria and Rowena, then banished to the servants’ quarters while their father kicked the bucket, Prudence has obvious either side of lifestyles, upstairs and down. yet as soon as the reality approximately her parentage was once printed, Prudence solid a brand new lifestyles for herself, married to a penniless veterinary pupil. dwelling in poverty in a shabby London flat, she wonders if she’s made a poor mistake—and there’s no turning back…
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In the first place he was a stranger, and had no right inside the big fence that surrounded the Swift machine plant. Then, too, the very fact that he ran away was suspicious. And this, coupled with the confusion on the part of Bower, and his proximity to the safe, made Tom fear that some of his plans had been stolen. These he was very anxious to recover if this strange man had them, and so he raced after him with all speed. "Stop! " called Tom, but the on−racing stranger did not heed. The cries of the young inventor soon attracted the attention of his men, and Jackson and some of the others came running from their various shops to give whatever aid was needed.
Then he looked at the prostrate figures around him, none of them hurt, but all stunned and very much startled. Then the gaze of Eradicate traveled to the hole in the roof. It was a gaping, ragged hole, for the motor was heavy and the roof of flimsy material. And then the colored man exclaimed: "Good land ob massy! " His tone was one of such startled contrition, and so tragic, that Tom Swift, rueful as he felt over the failure of his experiment and the danger they had all been in, could not help laughing.
Called the young inventor into the transmitter, and as he received an answer a look of pleasure came over his face. "Yes, Mary, this is Tom," he said. He remained silent a moment, while it was evident he was listening to the voice at the other end of the wire. Then he suddenly exclaimed: "What's that? Tell him to come home? Why, he isn't here. " With a rather strange look on his face Tom covered the mouth− piece of the instrument with his hand, and, turning to his father, asked: "Is Mr. " "No," replied Mr.