Phoebe Deane

Phoebe Deane

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by Grace Livingston Hill
     
 
The night was hot and dark, for the moon rose late. The perfume of the petunia bed hung heavy in the air, and the katydids and crickets kept up a continual symphony in the orchard close to the house. Its music floated in at the open window, and called to the girl alluringly, as she sat in the darkened upper room patiently rocking Emmeline's baby to sleep in the little

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The night was hot and dark, for the moon rose late. The perfume of the petunia bed hung heavy in the air, and the katydids and crickets kept up a continual symphony in the orchard close to the house. Its music floated in at the open window, and called to the girl alluringly, as she sat in the darkened upper room patiently rocking Emmeline's baby to sleep in the little wooden cradle.
She had washed the supper dishes. The tea towels hung smoothly on the little line in the woodshed, the milk pans stood in a shining row ready for the early milking, and the kitchen, swept and garnished and dark, had settled into its nightly repose. The day had been long and full of hard work, but now as soon as the baby slept Phoebe would be free for a while before bedtime.
Unconsciously her foot tapped faster on the rocker in her impatience to be out, and the baby stirred and opened his round eyes at her, murmuring sleepily...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012382313
Publisher:
LHill Books
Publication date:
04/06/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
777,339
File size:
246 KB

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Phoebe Deane 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
MCELWOLF More than 1 year ago
I just love Grace Livingston Hill books!!!!!!!!!!! My mother introduced them to me so they are something real special to me!!! Although you know right away who will end up w/whom, reading the how it happens is wonderful!!! C:o)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story with some contemporary issues such as abuse, stalkiing. Hardworking characters, friendhips across social status. Classic Grace Livingston Hill but more "complete" in it's story detail and plot than some that I've read.
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