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 ebook journal, a lot to the disdain of her family--and their society acquaintances. a formal younger woman of her social status is not intended to exertions in one of these manner, yet Mia has continually 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 means. yet her center finally ends up at the line as well.... Has her selection to continually make a fit pushed away the only guy whose esteem she covets?
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That would take too much time. “I should have thought to have them help me when I first retired,” she said. The pale blue gown had been quite appropriate for an evening of refined dinner guests and music but would cause her too much attention in the poorer section of town. Then an idea came to mind. Her mother was known for discarding her gowns and giving them to the maids and such when she’d grown tired of them. Mia had pulled one such gown from the pile just before Ruth had happily taken the collection away.
You will always be an important part of our importing business. My father may have many interests in a variety of ventures and properties, but Wilson and Stanley will always be his favorite. He talks constantly of the old days when you were young men first starting the business. ” “It pleases me to hear you say that,” Mr. Stanley said, sitting back to draw a long breath. “Still, as I said earlier, I am content. It was the proper thing to sell my interests to your father. ” The rain held off and despite the overcast skies, the afternoon was pleasant.
Stanley turned. “I pray you’re right, son. ” He noted the time and moved toward the door. “I’m sure the ladies are wondering why we tarry so long. I’m glad you could share the news of the last shipment. It seems the crystal from Waterford is a fine choice. ” “I believe so as well. ” Garrett followed Mr. Stanley from the library and into the same drawing room from which he’d seen Mia exit the night before. He still hadn’t figured out what she was up to, but he intended to mention the matter to Mia and see what excuse she gave him.
A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson