A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson

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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 booklet journal, a lot to the disdain of her family--and their society buddies. a formal younger girl of her social status isn't really intended to exertions in this type of method, yet Mia has continually had a fashion with words... whilst her writing attracts her into the area of downtrodden seamen's other halves on Philadelphia's docks, Mia uncovers a scheme that places her in harm's method. yet her center finally ends up at the line as well.... Has her decision to regularly make a fit pushed away the single guy whose esteem she covets?

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Lenore has as sweet a disposition as one could want in a child, and her sisters adore her. ” Mia asked. She offered him a smile that suggested she already knew his answer. “I have enjoyed little Lenore’s presence in our house. On more than one occasion I have held her while Mercy tended to some other things. ” “You are different than most men, Mr. ” Aldora lifted the pot and poured steaming tea into Garrett’s now empty cup. ” “I always feared dropping them,” Mr. Stanley admitted. “I find I rather like children,” Garrett told them.

And as such, he deserved to have a good wife. Mia had long considered the situation, and as the resident matchmaker who had seen her younger sisters quite happily settled, she was certain she could remedy the situation for her dear friend. She already had half a dozen young ladies in mind and hoped that with the few parties that would take place before so many families deserted the town for the summer, she could secure a wife for Garrett Wilson. Mia stopped in her tracks as a noise caught her attention.

They kept their hours as a matter of serious consideration. Lyman Stanley was known to say that a man could not run a business or family without strict adherence to the time. And because of such a belief, he was now in bed, most likely fast asleep despite the fact that there was still a dusky glow of sunset in the summer skies. Mia tiptoed across the highly polished oak floors. The candlelight reflected the disapproving stares of ancient ancestors whose portraits lined the vast hall. Great-grandfather Stanley seemed particularly perturbed this evening, Mia thought as she caught his narrowed eyes and tight expression.

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