By Jen Turano
Pass over Harriet Peabody goals of the day she will open up a store promoting refashioned robes to autonomous operating ladies like herself. regrettably, whilst an errand for her millinery store task is going unfortunately awry because of a tough patron, she reveals herself out of an income.
Mr. Oliver Addleshaw is at the verge of his greatest company deal but whilst he learns his capability associate prefers to house males who're settled down and wed. whilst Oliver witnesses his ex not-quite-fiance reason the hapless Harriet to lose her task, he attempts to make it as much as her by way of enlisting her help make an excellent effect on his enterprise partner.
Harriet quick reveals her love of favor can't make her trendy. She'll by no means actually healthy into Oliver's international, yet simply as she's able to name off the faux courting, fancy dinners, and chic balls, a hazard from her earlier forces either Oliver and Harriet to find that love can are available the main dazzling applications.
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I stand. "It was an accident, Mrs. Nightwing. I don't know how I could have been so clumsy. " Giving my best well-mannered smile, I swipe at her dress with my napkin, infuriating her. "She's lying, Mrs. Nightwing! " Elizabeth, the obedient dog, comes to Cecily's aid. "She did, Mrs. Nightwing. " Felicity's up now. " That is a lie, Elizabeth Poole. You know very well that it was an accident. " Well, that /'s a lie, but I'm grateful for it. Martha stands for Cecily. "She's always had it in for our Cecily.
I cried out. " The room was silent save for the flickering of the candles in the slight draft. At last the voice echoed down into the chamber. " CHAPTER ONE DECEMBER 1895 SPENCE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG LADIES AH, CHRISTMAS! The very mention of the holiday conjures such precious, sentimental memories for most: a tall evergreen tree hung with tinsel and glass; gaily wrapped presents strewn about; a roaring fire and glasses filled with cheer; carolers grouped round the door, their jaunty hats catching the snow as it falls; a nice fat goose resting upon a platter, surrounded by apples.
She sits, which is our blessed cue to begin eating. Ah, grand. Now to the bacon. I lift two thick slices onto my plate. They are like heaven. "She sounds a jolly sort," Felicity whispers naughtily, nodding toward Miss McCleethy. The others titter behind closed mouths. Only Felicity can get away with such outright cheek. If I were to make such a remark, I'd be greeted with stony silence. " "Doesn't sound Welsh to me," Martha adds. " Elizabeth Poole drops two lumps of sugar into her brackish tea and stirs daintily.
After a Fashion (A Class of Their Own, Book 1) by Jen Turano