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 pals. a formal younger girl of her social status isn't really intended to hard work in the sort of means, yet Mia has continuously had a manner with words... whilst her writing attracts her into the realm of downtrodden seamen's better 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 continuously make a fit pushed away the single guy whose esteem she covets?
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Often she could be found instructing one of the servants to trim this or that, while she plucked and planted alongside. Mia thought her mother’s talent amazing, for they always had the most beautiful gardens of anyone in Philadelphia. Thick lilac bushes lined the boundaries between the Stanley and Wilson houses, but their blossoms were long since past. Farther in the garden a variety of flowering trees offered a canopy of shade during warm summer days. Of everything here, Mia thought the lilacs to be her favorites.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the prior written permission of the publisher. The only exception is brief quotations in printed reviews. Published by Bethany House Publishers 11400 Hampshire Avenue South Bloomington, Minnesota 55438 Bethany House Publishers is a division of Baker Publishing Group, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Peterson, Tracie.
The candle flickered, and she almost imagined the old gentleman had offered an exasperated sigh. It did nothing to deter Mia. Knowing she’d be less likely heard exiting the drawing room door to the gardens, Mia carefully pushed back the extravagant folds of her mother’s lace curtains and unlatched the French doors. They didn’t make so much as a creak, but the rush of air blew out her candle and instantly left Mia in darkness. Outside, the light was fading fast, and while the moon seemed to offer some assistance, Mia paused to decide whether she should take a lantern.
A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson