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TO THE BRINK OF MADNESS By JEAN M. WARREN
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Only the ruins remain of what used to be an elite, all girls boarding school. In the early 1940’s, Gina, an orphaned child is enrolled in the school by a social worker. When escorted by a... More > nursemaid to the dormitory, Gina is introduced to the girls, (ages 8-13). The nursemaid informs that Gina is an orphan. From that moment, Gina is destined to endure merciless abuse from the girls. The never-ending oppressions persist and Gina, now in her third year feels she would go mad when she is falsely accused of causing a serious accident. An inquest is scheduled and all pandemonium breaks loose. Gina is then placed in a foster home and hopes it would be a haven. Months of contentment crumbles when a fate is besieged upon her that is beyond reproach. Gina graduates from high school. Soon after, she flees from her foster home. Her pillow of gallant courage, infinite hope and perseverance demonstrated conclusive elements in her life to survive.< Less
Forbidden Fruit By Anonymous
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How well I remember my early days, almost to babyhood when it was always the care of my beautiful mother to bath me herself every day; there was also Mary my nursemaid, but when Mamma had to be away... More > at any time the supervision of my bath was delegated to her sister.< Less
THE MÉSALLIANCE By ERIC ECKELMAN
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Isaac Pennybacker is saddened when his wife dies during child birth, leaving him with an infant daughter. But, when his father turns ill, he leaves his daughter in the hands of a doctor and a... More > nursemaid, only to return to find that the doctor is dead and the nursemaid has disappeared! Meanwhile, John W. and Miss Catherine, two childhood friends, experience difficulties with love. When Lady Marks is scorned, she seeks revenge, luring John W. into a poor marriage. After years of painful separation, John W. is ultimately befriended by a certain Senator’s son, and his life begins to change.< Less
THE MÉSALLIANCE By ERIC ECKELMAN
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Isaac Pennybacker is saddened when his wife dies during child birth, leaving him with an infant daughter. But, when his father turns ill, he leaves his daughter in the hands of a doctor and a... More > nursemaid, only to return to find that the doctor is dead and the nursemaid has disappeared! Meanwhile, John W. and Miss Catherine, two childhood friends, experience difficulties with love. When Lady Marks is scorned, she seeks revenge, luring John W. into a poor marriage. After years of painful separation, John W. is ultimately befriended by a certain Senator’s son, and his life begins to change.< Less
Fanny's Flight By Rita Traut Kabeto
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Fanny has graduated from a business boarding school and wants to work in her father's office. But she is trapped as housemaid to her mother and nursemaid to younger siblings. She has no rights, no... More > privileges and is anxious to get away. Fanny has a lot to learn before she's able to take life into her own hands. She runs away from home, gets stranded in a big city, is kidnapped by East German border guards, and she finds and loses love and romance.< Less
The Princess and the Goblin By George MacDonald
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The Princess and the Goblin was first published in 1872 by George MacDonald. This edition, from 1920, contains color Illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Eight year old Princess Irene lives a... More > lonely life in a wild, desolate, mountainous kingdom, with only her nursemaid, "Lootie" for company. Due to her sheltered upbringing, her father being absent attending to affairs of state and her mother being dead, Irene has never known about the existence of the goblins, which lurk in the underground mines.< Less
The Master of Redmays By Paula George
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When Aunt Win places her niece, Catherine, as nursemaid in the house of Edward Lynton, she little knows that she is sending the girl in a life threatening situation. Though everyone in the family... More > seems to like her, Catherine soon finds that all is not as it seems at 'Redmays.' Wherever she turns there are hidden secrets, and someone in the house is perhaps not as genuine as they appear to be.< Less
The Master of Redmays By Paula George
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When Aunt Win places her niece, Catherine, as nursemaid in the house of Edward Lynton, she little knows that she is sending the girl in a life threatening situation. Though everyone in the family... More > seems to like her, Catherine soon finds that all is not as it seems at 'Redmays.' Wherever she turns there are hidden secrets, and someone in the house is perhaps not as genuine as they appear to be.< Less
Quick Guide: Martin Chuzzlewit By College Guide World
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Martin Chuzzlewit was raised by his grandfather and namesake. Years before, Martin senior takes the precaution of raising an orphaned girl, Mary. She is to be his nursemaid, with the understanding... More > that she would be well cared for only for as long as he lived. She would thus have great motivation to care for his well-being, in contrast to his relatives, who only want to inherit his money. However, his grandson Martin, falls in love with Mary and wishes to marry her, ruining senior Martin's plans. When Martin refuses to give up the engagement, his grandfather disinherits him.< Less
Unwise Child By Randall Garrett
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When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda... More > Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums’ nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet. Mike the Angel--M. R. Gabriel, Power Design--has devised the power plant that is to propel the space ship Branchell to its secret destination, complete with its unusual cargo. And, as a reserve officer in the Space Patrol, Mike is a logical replacement for the craft’s unavoidably detained engineering officer. But once into space, the Branchell becomes the scene of some frightening events--the medical officer is murdered, and Snookums appears to be the culprit. Mike the Angel indulges himself in a bit of sleuthing, and the facts he turns up lead to a most unusual climax.< Less