A spicy Victorian romance.
After Maryville’s only doctor perishes in a tornado, his daughter, Cora Patton, assumes his duties until a new doctor can be found. Robert Helston, a dashing, newspaper magnate and widower, wants a new wife to adorn his arm and charm his august company. Weary from duty, Cora is eager to be courted.
A satirical suspense novel.
Professor Martha Gray expects to pay a brief visit to her father, Gordon Gray before returning to Vancouver for the fall semester. Instead, Martha finds Gordon disheveled, wheezy, and cantankerous in his squalid bungalow and she remains in Elmington, Ontario to help him. Trouble is, Gordon doesn’t want help.