Known for her exquisite needlework, Honour Metcalf wins the admiration of many Boston clients. Throwing herself into a project commissioned for a dowager's niece, she dreams of someday sewing her own wedding quilt . . . but when she's accused of theft, the threads of her life unravel. Will a handsome tailor come to her aid? 240 pages, softcover from Abingdon.
Honour Metcalfs quilting needlework is admired by a wealthy customer of the Boston Mantua-maker for whom she works. In need of increasing her earnings, she agrees to create an elaborate white work bridal quilt for the dowagers niece. A beautiful design emerges as she carefully stitches the intricate patterns and she begins to dream of fashioning a wedding quilt of her own. When Honour is falsely accused of thievery and finds herself in a perilous position, merchant tailor Joshua Sutton comes to her aid. As he risks his relationships, reputation, and livelihood to prove her innocence, the two discover a grander plana design for love.
Carla Olson Gade has been imagining stories most her life. Her love for writing and eras gone by turned her attention to writing historical Christian romance. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers, American Christian Writers, and the Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers, Carla is the author of The Shadow Catchers Daughter, Carving a Future in Colonial Courtships, and many articles in periodicals and online. She and her husband share their home in Oakland, Maine, with their two young adult sons and two spoiled kitties. To learn more about her, please visit her website CarlaGade.com or her popular blog WritingToDistraction.blogspot.com.