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A Lady of Secret Devotion by Tracie Peterson

A Lady of Secret Devotion“Eager to ease the financial burdens of her family, Cassandra Stover is thrilled she is hired to be a companion to Mrs. Jameston, a wealthy woman. Cassie finds herself living a life she’d never imagined – and growing close to the elderly woman who treats her like a daughter. Her new position is tarnished only by Mrs. Jameston’s son. As Sebastian’s resentment and cruelty toward his mother mount, Cassie begins to harbor concerns for her employer’s safety… and ultimately her own. When Sebastian is suspected of fraud, insurance investigator Mark Langford solicits Cassie’s help to uncover the truth. But what begins as a game of pretense is quickly complicated by matters of the heart.”

A Lady of Secret Devotion is the third and final novel in the Ladies of Liberty trilogy. Full of mystery and tension, this novel had me on the edge of the seat. Continue reading

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A Lady of Hidden Intent by Tracie Peterson

A Lady of Hidden Intent“A life of privilege becomes only a distant memory when Catherine Newbury’s father is falsely imprisoned and she is whisked away from her home in England to America. Forced to disguise her past and create a completely new life, Catherine takes on a servant’s last name and carves out a tenuous future for herself as a seamstress. Soon her dress designs are sought throughout Philadelphia. When the dashing Carter Danby accompanies his mother and sister for a design consultation, Catherine suddenly encounters her past face-to-face. Is Carter’s avid interest in her genuine… or does he, as she suspects, recognize her as the young lady he met while touring England? She cannot deny the attraction, but admitting her true identity may jeopardize her father’s only hope for freedom. Will Catherine be forced to sacrifice her dreams of love?”

A Lady of Hidden Intent is the second novel in the Ladies of Liberty trilogy. This novel greatly reminded me of the tale of Cinderella. Continue reading

A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson

A Lady of High Regard“Born into affluence, Mia Stanley is a winsome socialite with a knack for matchmaking. She’s also a writer for Godey’s Lady’s Book magazine, much to the dismay of her family – and their society friends. A proper young lady of her social standing isn’t meant to labor in such a way, but Mia has always had a way with words… When her writing draws her into the world of downtrodden seamen’s wives on Philadelphia’s docks, Mia uncovers an alarming scheme that puts her in harm’s way. But her heart ends up on the line as well… Has her determination to always make a match driven away the one man whose esteem she covets?”

A Lady of High Regard is the first novel in the Ladies of Liberty trilogy. Mia Stanley not only has a way with words but a way of talking to people. People trust her and feel comfortable telling her the truth about their life and what is really going on in their neighborhood. Once Mia realized the scandals and schemes that were occurring at the docks she had no other choice then to help those in need. Continue reading