A Lady of High Regard by Tracie Peterson

By Tracie Peterson

Born into affluence, Mia Stanley is a winsome socialite with a knack for matchmaking. She's additionally a author for Godey's Lady's booklet journal, a lot to the disdain of her family--and their society acquaintances. a formal younger woman of her social status isn't really intended to hard work in this sort of approach, yet Mia has consistently had a manner with words... whilst her writing attracts her into the area of downtrodden seamen's better halves on Philadelphia's docks, Mia uncovers a scheme that places her in harm's manner. yet her center finally ends up at the line as well.... Has her choice to continuously make a fit pushed away the single guy whose esteem she covets?

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Mrs. Custiss took her bonnet from the butler. “The pedestal was also very costly. Mr. ” “Of course,” Mia said, sweeping past Garrett toward the door. “Oh look, the weather is still most pleasant. ” Garrett helped both women into the carriage, positioning them on one side before taking his own seat opposite. He could only hope that Mrs. Custiss might prove more companionable when they reached the party. “I can see that your gown is of the finest silk,” Mrs. Custiss said. Garrett sensed the inappropriate remark made Mia uncomfortable, but true to nature the younger woman held her own.

He could only hope that Mrs. Custiss might prove more companionable when they reached the party. “I can see that your gown is of the finest silk,” Mrs. Custiss said. Garrett sensed the inappropriate remark made Mia uncomfortable, but true to nature the younger woman held her own. “I have a wonderful seamstress who recognizes quality. ” “But of course. I only wear the best. Most of my gowns were designed in Paris. I absolutely despise gowns made by common seamstresses here in America. ” Mia rolled her eyes, causing Garrett to laugh.

Mrs. Hale believes there should be better working conditions and increased pay. She also believes the hours should be shortened and fewer days worked. ” Abigail shook her head. “Rest at work? You’ll never see that accepted. ” “But perhaps they should,” Mia argued. “You must understand that nothing gets changed without someone seeing a need for change. There are ways to make conditions more acceptable so that less die from exhaustion or disease. Why, I know for a fact that many factories nail their windows shut summer and winter.

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