Leave Her to Heaven

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Ellen's wants always prevailed. She could get the time and the place and the man all together just about all of the time. It did not matter who was in the way. Ellen was judge and executioner. She knew how to escape earth's usual penalties. Never was there a woman whose appearance so belied her heart. The perfection of her proportions without concealed a fierce unbalance within. Only the posture of her lips and her large eyes betrayed the true woman. This gave to her beauty that suspense that men are impelled to disturb.

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Leave Her to Heaven by Ben Ames Williams was such an excellent read. Originally published in 1944 and made into a 1945 movie which won the lead actress an Academy Award, this is a story of obsession ... Read full review

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