The Bachelor's Bride

The Bachelor's Bride

by Holly Bush


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Meet the Thompsons of Locust Street, an unconventional family taking Philadelphia high society by storm...1868 Elspeth Thompson is the middle daughter in a family with tightly held secrets. While she loves her family, she longs to break out from their overprotective hold, to find herself, to be noticed for who she is rather than as chaperone to her beautiful younger sister, Kirsty, or underling to her elder sister, Muireall. A chance meeting under scandalous circumstances offers her the opportunity to be seen for herself, but the repercussions could lead to the downfall of her family.Confirmed bachelor Alexander Pendergast enjoys his position as the right-hand man of one of the most influential and powerful politicians in Philadelphia. Heir to the largest textile mill on the east coast, Alexander is handsome, charming, and the ultimate catch on high society's matrimonial market. But he has no interest in settling down with a pampered debutante. He doubts the perfect woman for him actually exists...until he meets Elspeth Thompson.But the Thompsons and Pendergasts move in different circles, and Elspeth has no desire to be judged and found wanting by Philadelphia's first families. Though she tries to resist Alexander's charms, when he comes to her family's rescue, she knows there's more to him than she'd first thought. But Alexander realizes that his ambitions may have placed Elspeth and her family in grave danger. With an unseen enemy determined to uncover the Thompson family's secrets, Alexander grapples with secrets of his own, secrets that could cost him the only woman he's ever truly cared about.When Elspeth finds herself in terrible danger, can she muster the inner strength of her ancestors to save herself and her family and find the courage to meet love head on?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578238104
Publisher: Holly Bush Books
Publication date: 11/13/2020
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Holly Bush books are set during the turbulent & transformative years of the late 1800's. The Crawford Family follows the fortunes of three Boston born sisters & include Train Station Bride, Contract to Wed, Her Safe Harbor, & novella, The Maid's Quarters. The Gentrys of Paradise chronicles Virginia horse breeders & their legacy in Into the Evermore, For the Brave, For This Moment, & For Her Honor. Fan favorites also include Romancing Olive & Reconstructing Jackson.

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