John Fausset persuades his wife that they should take his ward, Fay, under their roof. Their young daughter, Mildred, instantly takes Fay to her heart, but mystery surrounds the young girl: how is it that Fay, supposedly an heiress, arrives at the house with torn embroidery on her underlinen? What's the nature of her relationship with Mr. Fausset and why does his wife so resent her?
Original title: The Fatal Three
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction