Classic Book Review: The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins

The Law and the Lady
by Wilkie Collins, David Skilton (Editor)

4 out of 5 stars

When Valeria marries Eustace, she discovers that some dark secret has made him marry her under a false name. She meets his mother and finds out his true identity. She appeals to his friends to find out what terrible secret he is hiding. He begs her to leave it alone and warns her that it will only drive them both apart, but she persists and finds that he was accused of a terrible crime and never quite proven innocent. Valeria embarks on a desperate search for evidence that will prove her husband’s innocence, and it leads her down a dark path of insanity. In the meantime, her husband, frustrated with her stubbornness, abandons her. She must sift through rumors of suicide, poison, lies, cruelty, and madness to arrive at the truth.

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Book Thankfulness

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Here are the top ten books for which I am grateful:

10. A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens
9. The Birds’ Christmas Carol- Kate Douglas Wiggin
8. Jack and Jill- L. M. Alcott
7. The Woman in White- Wilkie Collins
6. Boundaries- Cloud and Townsend
5. The Mysterious Benedict Society- Trenton Lee Stewart
4. The Blue Castle- L.M. Montgomery
3. Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
2. The Screwtape Letters- C.S. Lewis
1. Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis