About the Book
Miss Permilia Griswold may have been given the opportunity of a debut into New York high society, but no one warned her she wasn’t guaranteed to “take.” After spending the last six years banished to the wallflower section of the ballroom, she’s finally putting her status on the fringes of society to good use by penning anonymous society gossip columns under the pseudonym “Miss Quill.”
Mr. Asher Rutherford has managed to maintain his status as a reputable gentleman of society despite opening his own department store. While pretending it’s simply a lark to fill his time, he has quite legitimate reasons for needing to make his store the most successful in the country.
When Permilia overhears a threat against the estimable Mr. Rutherford, she’s determined to find and warn the man. Disgruntled at a first meeting that goes quite poorly and results in Asher not believing her, she decides to take matters into her own hands, never realizing she’ll end up at risk as well.
As Asher and Permilia are forced to work together and spend time away from the spotlight of society, perhaps there’s more going on behind the scenes than they ever could have anticipated. . . .
About the Author
Jen Turano, author of nine books and two novellas, is a graduate of the University of Akron with a degree in clothing and textiles. She is a member of ACFW and lives in a suburb of Denver, Colorado. Visit her website at www.jenturano.com.
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Jen Turano has once again written a delightfully engaging and humorous story in her first novel in the Apart from the Crowd series, Behind the Scenes. Turano’s characters are fun and charming, causing readers to immediacy fall in love with them. The story is a fairly easy and quick read that readers will thoroughly enjoy when they are looking for some light and enjoyable reading. This novel is about a “wall flower” and how she finds romance. I would recommend this book to readers that have previously read Turano’s historical novels.
Series: Apart from the Crowd
Genre: historical, romance, Christian
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: April 18, 2017
Number of pages: 352
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this novel was provided by CelebrateLit. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own
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