Lady Amelia has only known the comfort of life in mid-eighteenth century English aristocracy. But when her father dies, she finds herself alone, grief-stricken, and not of age. Her appointed guardian, an American uncle, has ordered her to move to America, where she must remain until she comes of age. With the help of Grace and Sarah, Amelia gets her uncle to agree to give her four weeks to settle her affairs and unbeknownst to him…find an English lord to marry. Despite her mourning period, she endeavors to trap one of London’s eligible bachelors in matrimony so she can remain in her beloved England.
The Girl She Wanted
What was my sister doing standing over Florence’s cot in the middle of the night? I trust my sister Carrie with my daughter’s life. But then she’s accused of a terrible crime. Carrie lives under our roof, she pushes my daughter on the swings, she takes her out for ice cream. You might ask, why do I let her? Why would I risk my darling baby? How could I let my sister stay? Because I have a dangerous secret too. One that only Carrie knows about. And if that secret gets out, I could lose my little girl…