By Tracie Peterson
Born into affluence, Mia Stanley is a winsome socialite with a knack for matchmaking. She's additionally a author for Godey's Lady's publication journal, a lot to the disdain of her family--and their society associates. a formal younger woman of her social status is not intended to hard work in this type of manner, yet Mia has consistently had a fashion with words... while her writing attracts her into the realm of downtrodden seamen's other halves on Philadelphia's docks, Mia uncovers a scheme that places her in harm's method. yet her middle finally ends up at the line as well.... Has her selection to consistently make a fit pushed away the only guy whose esteem she covets?
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Agnes, age eight, and Bliss, not yet six, were delightful girls who had managed to charm themselves into Garrett’s heart from birth. Much the way Mia had done. The girls seemed to return his affection, seeking him out for horsey rides and penny candy. No doubt baby Lenore would grow up to be the same way. It was funny how his father’s marriage to Mercy and the girls’ subsequent births only made Garrett more desirous to have such things for himself. His friends had been certain that living in such an environment would drive Garrett even deeper into bachelorhood.
Stanley said, a hint of sadness in his tone. “I think the world is a much more complicated place these days. Not that we didn’t have our issues, of course. Why, the matter of whether locomotives should be taken seriously or not was cause enough to have people in the streets. Now you have the ordeals of women who want to go to college and take on the roles normally reserved for men. You have economic issues that threaten to leave us all paupers, not to mention the dreaded problem of slavery and the ghastly 1850 decision.
I find that such collections are quite pleasurable and make for a special occasion. ” She met Lydia’s eyes and saw pure gratitude. No doubt Lydia worried that such a wedding would suggest her father was less than solvent in his financial affairs. And rumor had it there were problems with the family coffers. “I will insist that you are all invited. Your families too. Mother may have her say now, but I won’t see my wedding done in shabby fashion,” Lydia declared. “What of your gown? ” Abigail asked.