The secret door......in the Billiard Room
The air vent.....it's behind a decorative brass cover under his desk
The window....it leads to the balcony outside his bedroom window
A secret door.....it leads to the library
A stable man's son
A Cherokee boy
A preacher's son
That the Vanderbilts knew for sure that the next child to go missing would be Braeden
That Pratt was interested in kidnapping children so that he could make money and run away with Miss Whitley
That whomever was taking the kids was a 'creature of the night, something straight from [email protected]#"....
That there was a Man in the Black Cloak who wanted to steal all of the kids and he was a 'creature of the night...."
A black cloak
The mountain side
Tooth fanged demon
She would fix a big breakfast and serve hot cocoa to all children in and around the house
She would learn the names of all the children in the house at the time and what they liked/then she and her maid would shop in Asheville. She would get each of them a special present
She would sing Christmas carols with them, the house would be bright and filled with Christmas music/dancing, and she would make sure each child had a fabulous time.
She would have Santa Claus to come to the house especially for the children!
She buys each child in the house a present
She plans a gathering for people to all be together
She sends each person in the house a personal letter of condolence and hope
She plans a big horse riding excursion
Mr Rostonov --because he was missing his daughter - and she could speak Russian
The pastor - because he was missing his son - and he played the piano quite well as well
The Brahms - because they were missing their daughter and she played the piano
Nolan's parents ---because they were missing their son and he was good with horses
Absorb people, their souls, and their talents
Know whatever it is the person it touches knows
Grab the person's mind and make everyone think he's great
Say, "I'm not going to hurt you, child."
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." ~~Albert Einstein
"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." ~~Abraham Lincoln
"Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth." ~~unknown
"Our character isn't defined by the battles we win or lose, but by the battles we decide to fight."
The fact that Braeden trusted people the way he did
Overhearing Miss Whitley's conversation with Mr. Pratt
The note from Braeden telling her he'd gone with Mr. Thorne
Her ability to catch rats
The front lawn
The abandoned town
The lionesses' den