By Louisa May Alcott
Louisa could Alcott’s little-known novella is an inventive examine of deception, betrayal, and the ruthless strength of a lady scorned.
When demure Scottish governess Jean Muir arrives at a prosperous loved ones, the kinfolk couldn’t be extra extremely joyful with their younger new resident and locate themselves beguiled via her grace and wonder. yet this give up to her innocent’ charms quickly units the boys quarreling for her cognizance, with the ladies beside themselves with jealousy. thrilled together with her luck, omit Muir units her points of interest at the optimum prizebut she has merely 3 days to assert victory ahead of the reality, in the back of her masks, should be exposed.
American novelist Louisa could Alcott is better remembered for the perennially well known Little Women.
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