The Mystery of Mary

The Mystery of Mary

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by Grace Livingston Hill
     
 

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He paused on the platform and glanced at his watch. The train on which he had just arrived was late. It hurried away from the station, and was swallowed up in the blackness of the tunnel, as if it knew its own shortcomings and wished to make up for them.
It was five minutes of six, and as the young man looked back at the long flight of steps that led to the bridge…  See more details below

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He paused on the platform and glanced at his watch. The train on which he had just arrived was late. It hurried away from the station, and was swallowed up in the blackness of the tunnel, as if it knew its own shortcomings and wished to make up for them.
It was five minutes of six, and as the young man looked back at the long flight of steps that led to the bridge across the tracks, a delicate pencilling of electric light flashed into outline against the city's deepening dusk, emphasizing the lateness of the hour. He had a dinner engagement at seven, and it was yet some distance to his home, where a rapid toilet must be made if he were to arrive on time.

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ISBN-13:
2940011880988
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
12/14/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
85 KB

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Mystery of Mary 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just started reading Miss Hill's works this year and am so thankful that all I have read so far keep me wanting to finish so I can start the next one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good light mystery - A page turner.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book. Loved it.
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scanned version is unreadable
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Jasleen Kaur More than 1 year ago
good but not as good as the book the afterlive by gary soto maybe the book needs more suspence to make it more intresting. stick only losers would read this book. id rather stick my head in my brothers sweaty gym bag. hope you like it, LOSERS!