| ||Time at the Top #2|
Time at the Top
by Edward Ormondroyd
First publication: Nov 1963
At the end of the first book, motherless Susan Shaw has finally convinced her father to at least try the whole elevator-to-1881 business. After that, well, of course her father will marry the widowed Mrs. Walker, and Susan will live happily ever after in the past with her new sister and brother, Vicky and Bobbie. Unless—no, it couldn’t be!—what if Mr. Shaw sees things differently?
Mr. Shaw rallied. “No, no, thank you, frog in my throat. I’m all right. Really pleased to meet you, too. I’m ah – it’s just that – oh, look here, I’m having a hard time taking all this in. I mean, Susan’s told me an incredible story about herself and you –”