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At half past ten on Wednesday morning young Jason Whitney came out of the bank and walked down Main Street, with a hard, set look upon his face. The books at the bank had been tampered with; suspicion had been cast on him, and now he was going away forever. His going would grieve his lovely sister Joyce, he knew, and Rose—the sweet young daughter of the minister—who had sa ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published 1937 by Grosset & Dunlap
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Aug 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another great story from the late Grace Livingston Hill.
Kristine Hansen
Two young men missing, two young ladies waiting for word - any word - and the absolute reality of a town that loves to gossip and the way a story can build and grow out of proportion until lives are ruined on all sides.

I was captured by this tale and had no idea where it was going. I felt for the families of the boys, and hated how wicked idle tongues can be. If ever there was a book against the practice of gossip, it's this one! There's some deep losses, and terrible grief in this book. But it
This book was about a 19 year old boy named Jason who gets into all kinds of trouble because he won't stand up for himself. He runs away from home, intending to go to South America, where he will discover a gold mine or something, and then come home and be the hero of everyone. His friend, Rowan, who has just graduated from college, goes after Jason because he loves Joyce, Jason's sister. They encounter all kinds of adventures along their quest. Meanwhile, back at home, Joyce and Hannah, Rowan's ...more
Jun 11, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
what a nice story.....
Jan 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Great read! Filled with all emotions. Keeps reader in their world. Trust in God, faith & love carry throughout the story.
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also wrote under the pseudonym Marcia MacDonald
also published under the name Grace Livingston Hill Lutz

A popular author of her day, she wrote over 100 novels and numerous short stories of religious and Christian fiction. Her characters were most often young female ingénues, frequently strong Christian women or those who become so within the confines of the story.
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