Bees in the Butterfly Garden, Gilded Legacy Series #1   -     By: Maureen Lang
Buy Item $9.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 23% ($3.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $8.99 eBook Details

Bees in the Butterfly Garden, Gilded Legacy Series #1

Tyndale House / 2012 / Paperback

$9.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $12.99
|
Save 23% ($3.00)
Buy 36 or more for $9.49 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW364469

Current Promotions
Browse
Refine by
Advanced Search Links
  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $8.99 Retail: $12.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $9.99 Retail: $12.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Product Description

Raised in an exclusive boarding school among Fifth Avenue's finest, Meg Davenport has all she's ever needed . . . but none of the things she's wanted most, like family, or dreams of a future that includes anything other than finding a suitable match. So when her distant father dies, she seizes the chance to throw etiquette aside and do as she pleases. Especially when she learns that John Davenport wasn't the wealthy businessman she thought, but one of the Gilded Age's most talented thieves.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Tyndale House
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1414364466
ISBN-13: 9781414364469
Availability: In Stock
Series: Gilded Legacy

Related Products

Publisher's Description

Raised in an exclusive boarding school among Fifth Avenue’s finest, Meg Davenport has all she’s ever needed . . . but none of the things she’s wanted most, like family or dreams of a future that include anything other than finding a suitable match. So when her distant father dies, she seizes the chance to throw etiquette aside and do as she pleases. Especially when she learns that John Davenport wasn’t the wealthy businessman she thought, but one of the Gilded Age’s most talented thieves.

Poised to lead those loyal to Meg’s father, Ian Maguire knows the last thing his mentor would have wanted is for his beloved daughter to follow in his footsteps. Yet Meg is determined, and her connections to one of New York’s wealthiest families could help Ian pull off his biggest heist yet. But are they both in over their heads? And in trying to gain everything, will they end up losing it all?

Publishers Weekly

The sheltered life Meg Davenport has known at a prestigious school is shattered when her estranged father, Skipjack, dies and the 18-year-old girl discovers that the riches he used to keep her in a life of luxury were illegally gotten. Meg scorns the traditional options—teaching or marrying—available to her in late-19th-century New York and inexplicably decides to follow in her con-artist father’s footsteps. In her attempts to bilk the family of two school friends out of their rumored fortune in hidden gold, she finds herself caught in a power struggle between Skipjack’s attractive protégé and surrogate son, Ian, and Brewster, another member of her father’s gang of thieves. Ian also is at odds with Skipjack’s religious fiancée, Kate, whose unwelcome morals had started to influence his mentor to go straight. In the middle of a growing romance between Meg and Ian, the author (the Great War series) uses a slow-moving, unlikely plot to touch on issues of abandonment, loyalty, faith, and life not always going the way you plan. Agent: Rachelle Gardner. (July) 2012 Reed Business Information

Editorial Reviews

Meg Davenport grew up at an exclusive New York boarding school. Surrounded by the educated elite, she had everything most girls could dream of—except her family. But when her father dies, she seizes the opportunity to build her own future. Discovering secrets about the father she thought she knew puts her in contact with the man her father mentored and could involve her in a dangerous plot. VERDICT: This character-driven historical set in the American Gilded Age represents Lang (Look to the East; Whisper on the Wind) at her best. Though her many fans will surely enjoy it, consider giving this title also to patrons who like Amanda Harte and Tamara Alexander.

Product Reviews

Product Q&A



Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search