Author: Valerie Loveless
Series: Promises of the Heart #2
Genres: Historical Romance
Format: eBook, Print
Date: June 16, 2020
Publisher: Cedar Fort
When Liz and Mary scheme to make Mary’s dream of owning a hat shop come true, they are unaware that their husbands, Michael and Peter, are scheming behind their backs to try to realize a dream of theirs, too.
Harriet, Liz’s sister, has come home and has eyes for the mysterious Isaac all the while being pursued by the quirky revered Lyons. Harriet, with the help of her famous sister, gets a job editing at the Gazette but the pudgy, foolish son of the owner continually makes her job awkward are difficult. He is determined to undermine her position and make her his wife.
Liz struggles with being a newlywed, being “with child,” and keeping up on her writing. Mary and Harriet attempt to help her navigate this difficult time as Peter seems to be preoccupied.
In the meantime, the gazette featurette progresses with the botched wedding of Lavender and John by the miraculously undead pirate, Morose. Morose claims to have been rescued by a mermaid. Morose bestows a precious gift to Lavender and then she uncharacteristically runs off with him. John has to travel the world to discover the reason his true love has left him for Morose with the help of Paully and his reformed daughter. Nan Fey.