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I am a fun of the old gothic mysteries, snd like to write about 1800 and early 1900
A fiery haired Irish lass who grew up in the brownstones in Chicago,is summoned by her grandfather to visit him in his huge mansion, Glenmoor Manor, in Southern Indiana. Maggie had no wish to know Donovan O'Connor, a wealthy businessman, who had disowned her mother when she married Maggie's father and she would have refused to go if her Ganny Gaffney had not insisted
The headstrong Maggie agrees to go. When a feeling of impending doom overcomes her on the train, she dismmisses it. but after her arrival, she becomes embroiled in a mystery that involves her grandfather, a secret society and murder.
When I reached the head of stairs, I noticed the door to the turret was ajar.
My curiosity got the better of me and I pushed the door open wide.
a hand reached out, grabbed my wrist. and pulled me into the room.
"Shhh," he whispered into my ear. his breath moist against my cheek. Just as guick, as he had grabbed me. he turned me towards hime holding me close to his body.
"I heard something move inside the panel"