„The Mystery Road” an antique book written by E Phillips Oppenheim follows the heroine on her journey to true love and independence from family pressures. An orphan French girl, Myrtile, who is living with her stepfather horrifies at the prospect to marry to a local barkeep and runs away from the farm. Struck by Myrtile’s desperation and beauty, two Englishmen rescue her and bring her to Monaco with them, buy her new clothes, and try to find her a respectable position. One of them Christopher falls in love with her. The emergence of her true nature, and the evolution of their relationships forms the basis of the plot. It’s all great fun and Oppenheim keeps the action moving along swiftly, as he always did. Wonderful entertainment and highly entertaining.