Sarah Cummings has one goal in life––to break
into Chicago's high society. Desperate to stop serving
dinner and to start eating at society tables, Sarah alters
cast–off gowns from the wealthy Banning women to
create lustrous, flattering dresses of her own. On a whim at
a chance meeting, she presents herself as Serena Cuthbert,
weaving a fictitious past to go with her fictitious name.
But as she gets closer to Simon Tewell, the director of St.
Andrew's Orphanage, Sarah finds that she must choose between
the life she has and the life she dreams of. Will she
sacrifice love to continue her pretense? Or can Simon show
her that sometimes you don't have to pretend for dreams to
Olivia Newport brings us back to Prairie Avenue to explore
the place where class, social expectations, and romance come
together. Readers will enjoy following the intrepid Sarah as
she searches for true love in a world of illusions.