“Strangely potent this thing we call, for want of a better name, ‘attraction,’ isn’t it?” A reader and I recently agreed that this is one of our favorite lines from Emilie Loring’s books, and I thought I would write a post with my favorite line from each book–thirty books, thirty lines. My only criterion was … More Favorite Quotations, Favorite Passages
This installment is a nice, long read, all the way to the end of our story. Enjoy. Summary of preceding chapters: A novel situation develops when after a ten minutes’ talk in the park with young Anthony Vance, whom she has never seen before, Hope Damon decides to marry him so that he may inherit … More Sunday Story, Part 5: “The Best is Yet to Be”
“I had been a selfish, foolish girl to try to keep our marriage a secret… So here I am, pearls and all.” … More Sunday Story, Part 4: “The Best is Yet to Be”
“So Tony’s ‘through with love forever,'” he thought with a chuckle. “Perhaps he is, but I wouldn’t take a thousand dollars for the fun that’s coming.” … More Sunday Story, Part 3: “The Best is Yet to Be”
Last week: Anthony Vance is jilted on the day of his wedding and will lose his inheritance, if he is not married by noon. He offers Hope Damon, a total stranger whom he sees in the Park, one hundred thousand dollars, if she will marry him. She agrees. … More Sunday Story, Part 2: “The Best is Yet to Be”
Emilie Loring’s second serial story, “The Best is Yet to Be,” was published in 1917, five years before her first novel. It has not been seen since. Let’s change that. Chapter I “What brute has hurt you?” The girl with head bowed on the back of the park seat sat erect with a start. Her … More Sunday Story, Part 1: “The Best is Yet to Be”
For years, I’ve loaned Emilie Loring books from my own collection to people who couldn’t find copies in used-book stores or garage sales. Maybe you’ve had the same problem. The desire is there, but where can we find the books? Ta da! The solution is at hand! The partially ghostwritten books were the first to … More Now on Kindle: Emilie Loring Originals!