By Patricia Sprinkle
Katharine Murray's dependent Atlanta domestic has been viciously vandalized! She's ready to commit all her time to getting it again in tip-top shape—until she meets Bara Weidenauer. as soon as a picture-perfect socialite, Bara has fallen on a few demanding occasions. Her husband, Foley, has hightailed it out in their marriage, and she's confident he will attempt to take her for each penny she's acquired. whereas scouring her apartment for whatever of price to conceal from her grasping ex, Bara reveals a field of army medals that after belonged to her father, a cherished warfare hero. wanting to understand the tale in the back of those important trinkets, she enlists Katharine's support.
yet as Katharine digs deeper into Weidenauer kin heritage, she discovers that every little thing Bara believed approximately her father could have been a lie. And whilst Foley is located shot to dying, Bara's global turns to accomplish chaos. it really is as much as Katharine to reveal this family's secrets and techniques from the previous and the current . . . or the longer term could be very grim certainly.
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Foley smiled. Chapter 4 Jeffers and Ann Rose Anderson lived with Jeffers’s father, Oscar, in a magnificent brick home atop a gentle hill, surrounded by acres of landscaped lawn and a high brick wall. Oscar’s wife had inherited the house from her father—a scion of a family endowed with old money. When Oscar’s wife had died the year Jeffers finished med school and married Ann Rose, Oscar had suggested that the newlyweds join him in the big house until they found something they liked better. They had lived together amicably for forty years.
As the only survivor of the triumvirate and the widow of an Episcopal priest, Rita Louise presided over any gathering like a queen. She lived with one maid in a condominium high above Peachtree Street, where, Posey pointed out, she could look down on everybody else. 28 Patricia Sprinkle Rita Louise had used her money and influence to insure her husband a pulpit in Atlanta for his entire ministry, but it was his own humility and ability to speak truth in love that had guaranteed that Father John was revered and loved.
I most certainly did. Back in nursery school, before you were born. I knew exactly who I was and what I was going to be. I had Miss Collins. ” Dau ghter of Deceit 41 Posey nodded. “So did my girls. ” “One day she asked us to go around the circle and tell what we wanted to be when we grew up. I was the first to answer, because I knew exactly what I wanted to be. You know what I said? ’ It had never occurred to me I had to grow up to be a mommy. Real shame, too. I’ve made a mess of it. ” Murdoch protested as Rita Louse drew herself up like a porcupine preparing to strike.
Daughter of Deceit by Patricia Sprinkle