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A Big Temptation by Maggie Brown is a gripping and electrifying novel that delves into the complexities of love, lust, and the eternal struggle between good and evil. Set in a small town, the story follows the lives of three main characters whose paths intertwine in unexpected ways, leading them down a treacherous path of desire and temptation.

Brown's writing style is vivid and immersive, allowing readers to easily envision the picturesque town and its inhabitants. With each turn of the page, the author masterfully builds tension and suspense, leaving readers desperate to uncover the truth behind the characters' actions. The storytelling is paced perfectly, ensuring that the reader remains engrossed throughout.

The characters in this novel are flawlessly developed, each with their own distinct personalities and motivations. From the charismatic and enigmatic town mayor to the mysterious stranger with a haunting past, every character feels fully realized, making them relatable and believable. As their lives become intertwined, the chemistry between the characters crackles on the page, creating an intense and palpable atmosphere.

One of the standout aspects of A Big Temptation is how it explores the themes of lust and temptation. Brown skillfully delves into the darker sides of human nature, examining the lengths individuals will go to satisfy their desires. Through the characters' struggles, the author offers poignant insights into the consequences of giving in to these temptations, leaving readers reflecting on their own personal battles.

While the story mainly revolves around the characters' emotional journeys, there are also intriguing subplots that add depth and complexity to the narrative. From long-buried secrets to shocking revelations, the twists and turns in the plot keep readers on their toes, eagerly awaiting the next surprise.

Overall, A Big Temptation is a captivating read that combines romance, suspense, and thought-provoking themes. Maggie Brown's gift for storytelling shines through on every page, leaving readers enthralled until the very end. This novel serves as a reminder that in the face of temptation, the line between right and wrong can blur, challenging our notions of morality. With its richly developed characters and compelling narrative, this book is a must-read for fans of psychological thrillers and complex love stories.

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A Big Temptation.

[Illustration: " What are you doing with that baby? "]

A Big Temptation


L. T. Meade,

And Other Stories


M. B. Manwell and Maggie Browne

Illustrated by

Arthur A. Dixon

LONDON: Printed in Bavaria. NEW YORK: ERNEST NISTER. 640. E. P. DUTTON & CO.


A Big Temptation


L. T. Meade.

Netty stood on the doorstep of a rickety old house and nursed the baby. She was ten years old and had the perfectly white face of a child who had never felt any fresher air than that which blows in a London court.

It is true that the year before she had gone with her brother Ben into the country. The Ladies' Committee of the Holiday Fund had arranged the matter, and Netty and Ben had gone away. They had spent a whole delicious fortnight in a place where trees waved, and the air blew fresh, and there were lots of wildflowers to pick; and she had run about under the trees, and slept at night in the tiniest little room in the world, and in the cleanest bed, and had awakened each morning to hear the doves cooing and the birds singing, and she had thought then that no happiness could be greater than hers.

This had happened a year ago, and since then a new baby had arrived, and the baby was rather sickly, and whenever Netty was not at school she was lugging the baby about or trying to rock him to sleep... Continue reading book >>

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