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Holly Hotel: a Mystery
There's an impoverished family in the big Holly House, in the Scottish village of Whistleblow, and they solve their financial problems by taking in first two desolate but well-to-do English children who needed mothering, and two strange men, who brought mystery with them. The valuable Mungo Blythe letter became the object of intensive search, with the children as partners. ...more
Hardcover, 297 pages
Published January 1947 by Houghton Mifflin Company
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This is a cute book about plucky children tackling adversity, in this case, the daughter of an impoverished widow in Scotland. Her scheme to turn their big house inot a hotel by marketing its drawbacks & flaunting its deficiencies pays off with surprising results.