The Blythe Girls: Helen’s Strange Boarder; Or, The Girl from Bronx Park. Blythe #4. Laura Lee Hope. Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. First edition. Original dust jacket.
Helen meets a strange girl, Jean Ridgeway, in Bronx Park. Jean recounts an amazing story of how her uncle poisoned her in order to steal her money. Jean has fled from her uncle.
The story takes a strange twist when the Blythes discover that Jean’s story exactly matches the plot of a popular novel, even as to the meeting of an artist in a park. How can this be?