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The Gordon Elopement

Author: Carolyn Wells E-book

Exasperated hostess Grace Gordon is tired of friends and distant relatives coming to stay, imposing themselves upon her and her husband’s lives. When a third cousin and his new bride threaten to come and stay Grace can take no more and decides to elope with her husband Bob. They find themselves in a remote and eerily quiet hotel, with plenty of adventures ahead of them. A fun, humorous story from the popular author Carolyn Wells.

Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was a prolific American novelist and poet, best known for her children’s literature, mystery novels and humorous verse. Following school in New Jersey, Wells worked as a librarian, where she developed her love of reading. It was during 1896 that Wells' first book ‘At the Sign of the Sphinx’ was published. From 1900 she dedicated herself to her literary career, writing over 170 novels in total across a range of genres. Some of her most loved works include the ‘Patty Fairfield’ and ‘Marjorie Maynard’ series for girls, as well as the ‘Fleming Stone’ mystery series for adults. Wells is also well-known for her humorous nonsense verse, and was a frequent contributor of verse to magazines. She published an autobiography ‘The Rest of my Life’ in 1937. Wells died in New York City in 1942.

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