On Sale: September 1, 2012
Featuring: Maureen OíReilly
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Maureen OíReilly and her younger sister flee Ireland in hope
of claiming the life promised to their father over twenty
years before. After surviving the rigors of Ellis Island,
Maureen learns that their benefactor, Colonel Wakefield, has
died. His family, refusing to own his Civil War debt, casts
her out. Alone, impoverished, and in danger of deportation,
Maureen connives to obtain employment in a prominent
department store. But she soon discovers that the elegant
facade hides a secret that threatens every vulnerable woman
in the city.
Despite her familyís disapproval, Olivia Wakefield
determines to honor her fatherís debt but canít find
Maureen. Unexpected help comes from a local businessman,
whom Olivia begins to see as more than an ally, even as she
fears the secrets heís hiding. As women begin disappearing
from the store, Olivia rallies influential ladies in her
circle to help Maureen take a stand against injustice and
fight for the lives of their growing band of sisters. But
can either woman open her heart to divine leading or the
love it might bring?
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