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Mrs. Martin's Incomparable Adventure

by Courtney Milan

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Mrs. Bertrice Martin — a widow, some seventy-three years young — has kept her youthful-ish appearance with the most powerful of home remedies: daily doses of spite, regular baths in man-tears, and refusing to give so much as a single damn about her Terrible Nephew. Then proper, correct Miss Violetta Beauchamps, a sprightly young thing of nine and sixty, crashes into her life.