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By T. J. Brown

The hugely expected moment installment within the Summerset Abbey sequence “that will in actual fact entice fanatics of PBS’s Downton Abbey” (New York magazine of Books).
<I >As the icy kick back of wintry weather, 1914, settles at the tremendous nation property of Summerset Abbey, 3 younger women search convenience and heat within the smiles of acquaintances, the fireplace of their hearts, and the promise of spring…</I>

<B >Victoria Buxton</B>

With her soft structure yet robust, unflappable spirit, Victoria hasn't ever societal conventions, the foundations of style, or the pursuit of a husband. as an alternative, she unearths herself drawn into the controversial—and dangerous—fight for women’s suffrage. yet her dream is compromised, and her middle divided, while her fight for equivalent rights collides with unforeseen love.

<B >Rowena Buxton</B>

After craving to no avail for a undeniable younger pilot to fly again into her lifestyles, Rowena fears her possibilities for happiness were jeopardized through recklessness and scandal. stressed with guilt for bringing her sister Prudence to Summerset Abbey as a lady’s maid whereas she herself led a lifetime of privilege, Rowena hopes to at least one day make amends. yet her wish to set issues correct is advanced through her ardour for flight and a surprising engagement…to the incorrect man.

<B >Prudence Tate</B>

Raised like a sister to Victoria and Rowena, then banished to the servants’ quarters while their father passed on to the great beyond, Prudence has obvious either side of existence, upstairs and down. yet as soon as the reality approximately her parentage used to be published, Prudence solid a brand new existence for herself, married to a penniless veterinary pupil. residing in poverty in a shabby London flat, she wonders if she’s made a bad mistake—and there’s no turning back…

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A Bloom in Winter (Summerset Abbey, Book 2)

The hugely expected moment installment within the Summerset Abbey sequence “that will in actual fact entice lovers of PBS’s Downton Abbey” (New York magazine of Books).
<I >As the icy relax of iciness, 1914, settles at the significant kingdom property of Summerset Abbey, 3 younger ladies search convenience and heat within the smiles of pals, the hearth of their hearts, and the promise of spring…</I>

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After craving to no avail for a definite younger pilot to fly again into her lifestyles, Rowena fears her percentages for happiness were jeopardized via recklessness and scandal. confused with guilt for bringing her sister Prudence to Summerset Abbey as a lady’s maid whereas she herself led a lifetime of privilege, Rowena hopes to 1 day make amends. yet her wish to set issues correct is complex through her ardour for flight and a surprising engagement…to the inaccurate man.

<B >Prudence Tate</B>

Raised like a sister to Victoria and Rowena, then banished to the servants’ quarters whilst their father gave up the ghost, Prudence has obvious each side of lifestyles, upstairs and down. yet as soon as the reality approximately her parentage used to be published, Prudence cast a brand new existence for herself, married to a penniless veterinary pupil. residing in poverty in a shabby London flat, she wonders if she’s made a negative mistake—and there’s no turning back…

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To think that a man of his stature—not to mention age, wisdom and genius—should have to scramble continually to make ends meet, struck me then as unconscionable, as it does now, all these years later. And yes, I’d heard the rumors—that he was broke, pitifully few commissions coming in as a result of his misadventures and the scandals that had dogged him through the course of the past twenty years, the Depression drying up the pool of potential clients, his work considered derrière-garde in the face of changing fashion, the Fellowship simply a way of milking money out of those gullible enough to think his aura could communicate anything bankable to them—but still I was shocked to discover how much of the man was involved in simply keeping things afloat.

An arctic front had advanced across the Great Lakes and the skies were stripped of color. 10 She would remember that journey all her life, the sense of enclosure and security the coach gave her as the snow ran against the windows and she ate the sugared buns she’d brought with her and sipped coffee from the cup of her thermos, the world reduced and tranquil. Though she had a book with her—a bound manuscript Georgei had given her when she left Paris—she never opened it. She hardly noticed the other passengers, didn’t speak a word to anyone.

A thousand fields. Trees beyond counting. I clung to the wheel and gritted my teeth. Three days earlier I’d celebrated my twenty-fifth birthday—alone, on the overnight train from Grand Central to Chicago’s Union Station, a commemorative telegram from my father in my suitcase alongside my finger-worn copies of the Wendingen edition and the Wasmuth portfolio and several new articles of clothing I felt I might find useful in the hinterlands, denim trousers and casual shirts and the like. I never did bother to unpack them.

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