Aunt Crete's Emancipation is a sweet and simple novella by Grace Livingston Hill.
Aunt Crete had been ill treated by her sister Carrie and niece Luella.
She works from morning til night and even forgot about her own life.
She sat down suddenly in the nearest chair. Somehow the relief from anxiety had made her knees weak. "Hannah's boy!" she murmured again, and laid her hand caressingly over the telegram, smoothing down a torn place in the edge of the paper.
Luella and her mother were discussing plans. They had decided that they must leave on the early train the next morning, before there was any chance of the Western visitor's arriving......