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Harriet and the Piper: -1920 Paperback – July 24, 2009
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I love these books by Kathleen Thompson and love that they are totally free on the kindle!
Isabelle Carter is a gorgeous 41 year old woman and she knows it! A huge flirt, she is pursued by men of all ages. Her husband, Richard keeps very much in the background and Harriet is the only one who really sees him.
Ward is so much fun to be around and even though Harriet is the older of the two she does seriously consider his offer to marry him.
Everything is going along quite nicely for Harriet until a certain gentleman named Royal Blondin
appears on the scene. It would seem that Harriet is a woman with a past, a past which included Blondin and she is seriously freaked out when she sees him for the first time in years. They come to an agreement to pretend they'd never met. This benefits Blondin in that he is quite interested in Nina and the fabulous inheritance she's about to come into.
In an amazing twist, Isabelle actually runs off with one of her particularly young admirers. Apparently in the 1920's this was considered to be in such bad taste that the entire family has to abruptly leave town to escape inevitable gossip.
The family has come to depend on Harriet even more during this stressful time. Harriet realizes that she is in love with Richard Carter, who actually suggests to Harriet they marry to keep people from talking. Harriet refuses, saying she can't marry a divorced man, which is interesting because you know she must have done something completely horrific with Royal Blondin, but what?Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Mother has run off with a man half her age. Sister has a con man sniffing around her skirts. The family secretary was in the process of sinking her hooks into the son and heir, but... Read morePublished 17 months ago by A. Woman
Poor Harriet must decide whether she is ruined woman, a gold-digger, or something entirely different which she can barely imagine. Read morePublished on August 8, 2013 by Susan Pomeroy