Book Description

Julia Ried is only sixteen when her mothers poor health forces her to leave the sheltering comfort of her childhood home and go to work as a bookkeeper. And yet, though she must live as a boarder in someone elses home, Julia is determined to make her way in the world, and make her mother proud!But a new acquaintance, the flawless graceful Mrs. Tyndall, overwhelms the impressionable young woman with her wealth and beguiling chatter. Soon Julia is drawn into a whole new life, into a world of fashionable frolics and seductive snobbery. Even tragedy and heartbreak are not enough to cut through the pride and bitterness that seem to take over Julias young heart.Then she make an amazing discovery: God has not given up on her―and neither had the man he has chosen for her to marry.Heartwarming stories of faith and love by Grace Livingston Hills aunt―Isabella Alden. Each book is similar in style and tone to Hills and is set in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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