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Long Live the King!

Mary Roberts Rinehart

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Did she fancy it, or did the figure salute her? Then came the quick ring of heels on the old stone pavement. She knew his footsteps, even as she knew every vibrant, eager inflection of his voice. He went away, across the Square, like one who, having bent his knee to a saint, turns back to the business of the world.

In the boudoir the Archduchess had picked up some knitting to soothe her jangled nerves. "You may play now, Hilda," she said.

Into Hilda's care-free young life came two bad hours each day. One was the dinner hour, when she ate under her mother's pitiless eyes. The other was the hour after dinner, when, alone in the white drawing-room beyond the boudoir, with the sliding doors open, she sat at the grand piano, which was white and gold, like the room, and as cold, and played to her mother's pitiless ears.

She went slowly into the drawing-room. Empty, it was a dreary place. The heavy chandeliers of gold and cut glass were unlighted. . . Read More

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Entertaining listening

Right after I finished reading "K," which I found delightful, I decided to try another by this author. Judging by the title, I didn't expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. I loved the author's portrayal of the lonely little heir to the throne, and his interactions with--and his concerns for--t

Rather fun. Full review to follow.

This could have been a sweet story, if Miss Rinehart had shortened it by 100+ pages. I have a number of her books downloaded on my kindle. I will try one more and see if this mistake is a one shot deal.

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