Aunt Jane's Nieces focuses on three girls, Louise Merrick, Elizabeth De Graf, and Patsy Doyle, nieces of Jane Merrick, a wealthy, elderly, difficult invalid woman who is preparing for her approaching death and Jane's decision as to who will inherit her estate. The three cousins display their traits while living on Aunt' Jane's estate and handling various incidents. The rest of the series feature travel, adventures, accidents, a kidnapping and rescue, romances, and a marriage. L. Frank Baum was an author of children's books, best kwn for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote 55 vels in total, plus four lost vels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, and more.