Driven to desperation, Emilie Howe proposes a hasty marriage to an apparent stranger, and by doing so hopes to outwit her scheming guardian.
Written by Mrs. Harriet Newell (O'Brien) Lewis (1841-1878) and published as F. M. Lupton's The Arm Chair Library No. 107.
Transcribed and edited by Jeffrey Merrow. 30 chapters, 71000 words.