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Worth

Worth

122K Reads 6.7K Votes 34 Part Story
Stephanie Murphy By SeventyMurphy Completed

When an eccentric old neighbour dies and names Violet March in his will, she is even more surprised than his estranged and spoiled family. To make matters stranger, she learns that all must attend a pretend murder-mystery weekend for any to claim a share of the inheritance. Being a good sport under constant scrutiny and suspicion becomes trickier when she finds herself torn between the romantic attentions of both the deceased's "favourite" grand-nephew and the charming black sheep of the family. Loyalty forces her to favour the former, but when it is the latter who inherits the bulk of the estate, a grave case of mistaken identities is revealed leaving Violet to determine whether pride and an unwillingness to be labelled a gold-digger may stand in the way of the love of a lifetime.

*Cover from "Lake Louise, An Alpine Wonderland" by Norman Fraser, which is to the best of my research and knowledge in the Public Domain.

Why is he asking what apartment? Thats so invasive and completely inappropriate since they just met
A vague-ish version of Toronto actually :) I'm not familiar with Dorothy Sayers.  It's off to Google I go!
Kerry0Niell Kerry0Niell Mar 23
There are these huge apples my mom used to buy (I unfortunately never figured out what they're called) which are SO good. They've got a faint taste like sour watermelon flavoring and sorta like cherries and pink ladies or something. I don't know how you describe a taste, lol.
RuralWriter RuralWriter Jul 01
You beat me to this! A delightful moment of humor.  This feels like the classic Agathe Christie or Dorothy Sayers 'cozy', yet it's set in...Boston?
a-weeknd a-weeknd Nov 14, 2016
this introduction is making me feel pleasant feels for the rest of the story
MurphyGordon MurphyGordon Apr 06, 2016
This is  a well written and very entertaining story.  You do Austen proud!