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Aunt Jane's Nieces are a series of novels written by L. Frank Baum under the pen name "Edith Van Dyne."
These were specifically designed by Baum for adolescent girls and were very successful with the target audience even outselling the OZ books. The Books are Very Popular as grammar school graduation gifts for girls.
Jane Merrick, a wealthy, elderly, difficult woman preparing for death, calls for her three teenaged nieces, Louise, Beth, and Patsy, to determine who will inherit her money. Each of the three is a different type. Louise is a would-be society girl, on the look-out for a rich husband; Beth is a hot-headed small-town beauty and Patsy is a temperamental redhead.
There is also the central character of Uncle John who is long lost brother of Aunt Jane.
The novels in the series feature travel, adventures, accidents, kidnappings, recues and romances of the three nieces of Aunt Jane.
Novels in this eBook Set:
Aunt Jane's Nieces
Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad
Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville
Aunt Jane's Nieces at Work
Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society
Aunt Jane's Nieces and Uncle John
Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation
Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West
Aunt Jane's Nieces in the Red Cross