Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins
At the center of Hide and Seek (1854) a secret waits to be revealed. Why should the apparently respectable painter Valentine Blyth refuse to account for the presence in his household of the beautiful girl known only as Madonna? It is not until his young friend Zack Thorpe–rebelling against his repressive father–takes up with bad company and meets a mysterious stranger that the secret of Madonna can be unravelled.
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