Rich. Beautiful. Engaged. Nothing marred Gloria Sutherland. . .until the night her fiancé was shot and killed in a speakeasy while dancing with another girl. To avoid the swirling gossip, Gloria travels to her father’s childhood home in Maine, seeking peace but doubting she’ll ever find it again. Then she meets Murray MacRae, a neighbor and promising young businessman. Murray’s faith begins to revive Gloria’s hope. . .if only her past remains hidden. Surely no beauty could rise from those ashes.
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Story is about Gloria and her sister.
Hott Synopsis: Gloria is devastated when barely a week before their nuptials her fiance is killed while out with another girl. Running away to her father’s ancestral home to avoid the well meaning attention she finds that maybe there is a bit more to this life than she’s always believed. Hott Review: This isn’t my first or even second read of this book. I’ve actually owned it for years and read it several times. Yet, this time I didn’t enjoy it as much as I have in the past. Usually, I’m more able to focus on Gloria’s growth whereas this time I couldn’t get past the devastation that started this. More… Author: Grace Livingston Hill Source: Barbour Books via Netgalley Grade: B+ – I gave this a B+ because even though I didn’t enjoy it so much this time, I have enjoyed it very much in the past. Ages: 16+ Steam: Nada Setting: 1930′s Maine