Lavender and Old Lace
Lavender and Old Lace is a Victorian romance novel written by Myrtle Reed and published Sep., 1902. It tells the story of some remarkable women, each of whom have a unique experience with love. The book follows in Reed's long history of inciting laughter and tears in her readers through provocative prose. She was often witty in dialogue and dispensing in advice, while gingerly skirting the moral issues.