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This book was given to two separate reviewers and neither could determine a cohesive and understandable storyline enough to give it an honest review.

As a teenager, Faith Penwilliger lost both her brother and father during WWII. Faith had to grow up fast in order to learn her father’s business in order to keep herself and her mother surviving. Four years later, she is a competent boss at her father’s brick company, but the ravages of war have changed her… and the main reason for those changes is arriving home.


Isabella is the only family member to ever attend college. Her scholarship is the only way she’s made it this far. She’s set to graduate in few months, and her mentor and professor, a notorious investigative reporter whom she’s known for years gives her a final assignment that is outrageous, and her entire grade hinges on it. If she doesn’t deliver, she risks not graduating.

HISTORICAL: Esther Fitzroy, the peacemaker between her sisters, deflects another confrontation and resumes reading her book. Even Caroline’s gossip regarding the Duke of Kendal doesn’t pique her interest until Caroline’s husband, Stuart, enters the sitting room with that very man.

Velma Gone Awry

8 Ballo is a private investigator in Brooklyn, New York during the roaring 1920s. He’s hired by a wealthy German businessman to locate his daughter and have her returned home. 8 shows undeniable confidence (born the eighth child, never renamed legally, and is a highly educated man) which takes him far with the bootleggers, gangsters, and unsavory characters of the times.