The Dressmaker's Dowry by Meredith Jaeger

For readers of Lucinda Riley, Sarah Jio, or Susan Meissner, this gripping historical debut novel tells the story of two women: one, an immigrant seamstress who disappears from San Francisco?s gritty streets in 1876, and the other, a young woman in present day who must delve into the secrets of her husband?s wealthy family only to discover that she and the missing dressmaker might be connected in unexpected ways. This is a paperback from 2017 but it is a brand new copy For more books like this, check this website or email barneylovesbooks@gmail.com...MORE
Immigrant dressmakers Hannelore Schaeffer and Margaret O'Brien struggle to provide food for their siblings, while mending delicate clothing for the city's most affluent ladies. When wealthy Lucas Havensworth enters the shop, Hanna's future is altered forever. With Margaret's encouragement and the power of a borrowed green dress, Hanna dares to see herself as worthy of him. Then Margaret disappears, and Hanna turns to Lucas. Braving the gritty streets of the Barbary Coast and daring to enter the mansions of Nob Hill, Hanna stumbles upon Margaret?s fate, forcing her to make a devastating decision...one that will echo through the generations.
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