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The House of the Whispering Pines

The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green
By: (1846-1935)

The country club house The Whispering Pines was closed for the winter, but only one day after he locked the place personally, the narrator sees smoke come out of the chimney. He decides to investigate and enters the house. Hidden in the dark, he sees the sister of his fiance, the girl he secretly loves, run out of the house with tears in her eyes. Upstairs then, he discovers the dead body of his betrothed... (Introduction by Carolin)

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THE HOUSE OF THE WHISPERING PINES

By ANNA KATHARINE GREEN

1910

Author of

"The Leavenworth Case," "That Affair Next Door," "One of My Sons," etc.

"Mazes intricate, Eccentric, interwov'd, yet regular Then most, when most irregular they seem".

Milton

CONTENTS

BOOK I

SMOKE

I. THE HESITATING STEP

II. IT WAS SHE SHE INDEED!

III. "OPEN!"

IV. THE ODD CANDLESTICK

V. A SCRAP OF PAPER

VI. COMMENTS AND REFLECTIONS

VII. CLIFTON ACCEPTS MY CASE

VIII. A CHANCE! I TAKE IT

BOOK II

SWEETWATER TO THE FRONT

IX. "WE KNOW OF No SUCH LETTER"

X. "I CAN HELP YOU"

XI. IN THE COACH HOUSE

XII. "LILA LILA!"

XIII. "WHAT WE WANT IS HERE"

XIV. THE MOTIONLESS FIGURE

XV. HELEN SURPRISES SWEETWATER

XVI. 62 CUTHBERT ROAD

XVII. "MUST I TELL THESE THINGS?"

XVIII. ON IT WAS WRITTEN

XIX. "IT'S NOT WHAT YOU WILL FIND"

BOOK III

HIDDEN SURPRISES

XX. "HE OR YOU! THERE IS NO THIRD"

XXI. CARMEL AWAKES

XXII. "BREAK IN THE GLASS!"

XXIII. AT TEN INSTEAD OF TWELVE

XXIV... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - June 28, 2014
Subject: House of the Whispering Pines
A good story, involved and interesting, you get used to the reader eventually though mispronounced words can still detract from the reading.


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