Hey, Sorry I have not written in awhile but I've just been so incredibly busy... Anyway Happy Mother's Day to any Moms out there and especially My Mom who is AWESOME!!! I just finished reading Jen Turano's newest book After a Fashion and I LOVED it! It is the story of Harriet Peabody, A independent working lady and a orphan that works as a "Hat Lady". On her 23rd Birthday she asks God the same request that she asks Him every year, That He would give her something wonderful for her birthday.When she gets to work she is told that she has to a run an errand for her employer.Things take a turn for the worst when her customer freaks out about something that was in no way Harriet's fault and gets her fired. Mr Oliver Addleshaw one of the richest men in New York was present at the time of the incident that was mentioned earlier between Harriet and her customer. Oliver feels responsible for Harriet losing her job, so he offers her a position as his paid companion. Her only jobs, To buy new dresses, Look pretty and to charm the Duke so that Oliver can get a business deal with him. After much persuasion Harriet accepts Oliver's job offer and goes about pretending to be his "girlfriend". Things get all messed up when Oliver tells someone that Harriet is his fiance, Then Harriet's Aunt Jane who is a thief comes to town and tries to blackmail Harriet. Harriet is having trouble with all of the balls and fine dinners she has to attend, Not to mention wearing the clothes that people in high society wear, she knows that she will never fit into Oliver's world, If only her heart would listen to her head! Now Oliver starts to feel something for Harriet as well, but refuses to say anything to her about it. could their arranged business proposal turn out to be the "Something wonderful" that Harriet prayed for or is it just a recipe for disaster? You will have to read it to find out! Just want to say that I Love all of Jen Turano's books and would recommend them to everyone!
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