Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/cordeliamagnific00scotCordelia Marlowe carries a high society name but no fortune. She has to make ends meet but what kind of work can a young lady do whose main education has been social manners and tennis? Her acts lead her in the courtships of three completely different men, but in the end, fate chooses for her, and Cordelia emerges a changed person. A tale of mystery, blackmail and love, written in just 23 days by Leroy Scott, a reporter familiar with the intrigues and social scandals the public enjoys, as the story was also made into a silent film in 1923. (Summary by Rapunzelina)
Cordelia decides to work to earn money so she puts out an ad. From all the replies she gets, one attracts her interest so she visits a crooked lawyer, who misleads her into spying on her high society friends, his aim being to find matter for blackmail. Cordelia spends the summer in her friends Gladys' house. Gladys had returned from the war in Europe with a young child, saying she had adopted a war orphan, or was he her own son? And who is this suspicious butler?
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