Evanston, Illinois: 1869
‘I burst into the house. Keeping the flimsy telegram envelope, I dumped half a dozen packages into the maid’s waiting arms.
“Where’s Father? I need to speak to him.”
“He’s in the library Miss Lily. With Mr. Todaro.”
Oh, bother. I didn’t have the time to deal with Emil Todaro, my father’s lawyer.
He was the last person I wanted to see – but that couldn’t be helped.’
They say that the first lines of a piece of writing, are always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that they may also be the most definitive, as I find they often set the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page…
What news was contained in the telegram she had received?
Why is she in such a rush to see her father?
Why does she not want to see her father’s lawyer, right now?
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