Sunday, June 19, 2011

From Chapter VII - After A Year

It was late the next morning when Lady Audley went down to breakfast—past ten o'clock. While she was sipping her coffee a servant brought her a sealed packet, and a book for her to sign.

"A telegraphic message!" she cried; for the convenient word telegram had not yet been invented. "What can be the matter?"

She looked up at her husband with wide-open, terrified eyes, and seemed half afraid to break the seal.

From Lady Audley's Secret
by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Our current read to meet and discuss on July 16, 2011!

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