About the Book
She’s always getting into trouble. He’s always getting hurt.
At the turn of the 20th century, New York socialite Jenny Westraven is in trouble . . . again. An orphaned heiress from a large banking family, she’s expected to follow the rules of society and marry according to her wealth and status. But Jenny craves adventure and anything BUT the ordinary. So, when her guardian aunt and uncle return from a European vacation to find Jenny working as a typewriter girl in a Newark law office, they are appalled. Worse yet, they interrupt a kiss between her and her young boss Mr. “Ben” Bennett.
Jenny has been getting Ben in trouble since he was ten, so he’s secretly relieved when her guardians reject him as a suitor. He has other plans for his life, and they don’t include his troublesome childhood friend. When Jenny uses outrageous methods to reject the suitors her family does approve for her, her aunt and uncle decide to send her to her brother in Wyoming.
Then, a family tragedy takes Ben out west as well, and his path crosses with Jenny’s once again. As they work together to end an injustice, what was merely an attraction between them develops into something more. Unfortunately, Jenny’s involvement with another man comes between them and puts her in the worst trouble of her life.
Now Ben must decide whether to risk his heart to rescue her once again or cut his losses and let her go.
About the Author
A south-Texas transplant to the good life of Nebraska, Kathy Geary Anderson has a passion for story and all things historical. Over the years, she has been an English teacher, a newsletter and ad writer, and a stay-at-home mom. When she's not reading or writing novels, she can be found cheering (far too loudly) for her favorite football team, traveling the country with her husband, or spending time with her adult children.
In her debut novel, The Trouble with Jenny, author Kathy Geary Anderson immediately captures the hearts of readers with her storytelling and charming characters. This sweet and sometimes funny story keeps readers engaged and wanting to read more. A main theme in this story is falling and marrying for love and the main character, Jenny, finds outrageous and funny ways to reject the suitors that her family picks out for her. In this story, Jenny is always “getting herself into trouble” and eventually it causes problems in her love life too. This is a historical romance that readers will definitely want to pick up.
Genre: historical, romance
Publisher: Purple Autumn Press
Publication date: April 20, 2021
Number of pages: 377
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, authors, and others, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited, OR borrowed from Deseret Bookshelf, OR pre-ordered/purchased for review, including Audible. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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