The Circular Staircase -  Mary Roberts Rinehart

"You miss the point," he said, still good-naturedly. "The thing that is funny to me, is that you insist on remaining here, under the circumstances. I should think nothing would keep you."

 

"You are mistaken. Everything that occurs only firmly confirms my resolution to stay until the mystery is cleared."

 

I´m cheering out loud everytime Rachel stands up againts the Armstrongs. And why do the Armstrongs insist on Rachel leaving the house in the first place? Do they hide something in the attic?