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The dressmaker"s dowry

Meredith Jaeger

The dressmaker"s dowry

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secrecy,
  • Missing persons,
  • Dressmakers,
  • Immigrants,
  • Rings,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco"s gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in present day who must delve into the secrets of her husband"s wealthy family only to discover that she and the missing dressmaker might be connected in unexpected ways. An exquisite ring, passed down through generations, connects two women who learn that love is a choice, and forgiveness is the key to freedom ... San Francisco: 1876 Immigrant dressmakers Hannelore Schaeffer and Margaret O"Brien struggle to provide food for their siblings, while mending delicate clothing for the city"s most affluent ladies. When wealthy Lucas Havensworth enters the shop, Hanna"s future is altered forever. With Margaret"s encouragement and the power of a borrowed green dress, Hanna dares to see herself as worthy of him. Then Margaret disappears, and Hanna turns to Lucas. Braving the gritty streets of the Barbary Coast and daring to enter the mansions of Nob Hill, Hanna stumbles upon Margaret"s fate, forcing her to make a devastating decision ... one that will echo through the generations. San Francisco: Present Day In her elegant Marina apartment overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, Sarah Havensworth struggles to complete the novel she quit her job for. Afraid to tell her husband of her writer"s block, Sarah is also hiding a darker secret-one that has haunted her for 14 years. Then a news headline from 1876 sparks inspiration: Missing Dressmakers Believed to be Murdered. Compelled to discover what happened to Hannelore and Margaret, Sarah returns to her roots as a journalist. Will her beautiful heirloom engagement ring uncover a connection to Hanna Schaeffer?

    Edition Notes

    Includes reading group discussion questions.

    StatementMeredith Jaeger
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3610.A35697 D74 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 347, 24 pages
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27229969M
    ISBN 100062469835
    ISBN 109780062469830
    OCLC/WorldCa971118877


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