By Erin McKean
Dora has continuously taken the trail of least resistance. She went to the varsity that provided her a scholarship, is majoring in "vagueness studies," and wears no matter what exhibits the least dust. She falls right into a task on the collage espresso store, and a weigh down on her flirty boss, Gary.
Just while she's approximately to check Gary's emotions, Mimi, the grandmother who raised her, suffers a stroke. Dora rushes again domestic to Forsyth, NC, and reveals herself working her grandmother's classic outfitter. the shop has consistently been a fixture in Dora's existence; even though she grew up extra of a jeans-and-sweatshirt type of woman, ahead of she even knew the best way to write, Mimi taught her classic Nineteen Twenties gown may elevate a woman's spirit.
While operating there, Dora befriends Mimi's cute contractor, Conrad. Is he after Dora, or is operating from a distinct blueprint? And why did Mimi begin writing down--and giving away--stories of the attire in her store?
When Mimi dies, Dora cannot get out of city quick sufficient and cedes regulate of the shop to her money-hungry aunt who desires to flip it right into a t-shirt store for travelers. yet finally, she returns to Forsyth, prepared to conflict no matter what may perhaps stand within the means of her staying there. Dora can alternate her uninteresting outfits for classic glamour, yet can she exchange her uninteresting existence for one she truly desires?
Read Online or Download The Secret Lives of Dresses PDF
Best Contemporary Women books
Elizabeth Porter was once a top-of-the-lineManhattan antiques broker until eventually her ex-husband and his lover's flagrantly legal rip-off left her recognition in tatters. Now, utilizing a brand new identify, Molly Doyle, she's beginning over a continent away in a rundown antiques store in comfortable Carmel, California. Molly is set to make the easiest of it.
Mallory Keswick cannot think how her lifestyles might be larger. She has an excellent, pleasing marriage to a guy who loves, helps, and nurtures her. She has a beautiful domestic and lovely twins who carry pleasure to her days, to all of which she devotes herself wholeheartedly. Mallory feels she has eventually came across the elusive feel of relations that by no means particularly rang precise in her personal childhood—until a really merciless act of violence tears aside the material of her happiness.
American kid's e-book illustrator Irina McGovern enjoys a safe, settled lifestyles in London along with her shrewdpermanent, unswerving, disciplined associate, Lawrence—until the evening she reveals herself inexplicably interested in kissing one other guy, a passionate, extravagant, top-ranked snooker participant. competing trade futures hinge in this unmarried kiss, as Irina's decision—to give up to temptation or to maintain her likely secure partnership with Lawrence—will have momentous results for her occupation, her friendships and familial relationships, and the feel of her way of life.
“Daheim writes with wit, knowledge, and an enormous middle. " Carolyn HartCormac McCarthy has not anything on Mary Daheim—whose brilliant Bed-and-Breakfast mysteries win fingers down in terms of outrageous zaniness. In the entire lovely Hearses, Daheim,“the reigning queen of the cozies” (Portland Oregonian), embroils Hillside Manor hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn in a deadly case of assurance fraud and secret meat long past undesirable, within the twenty-sixth installment of the hilarious, manhattan instances bestselling comfortable secret sequence that continues to be as clean and humorous because the first actual.
Additional resources for The Secret Lives of Dresses
- Download E-books Dealing in Murder: A Molly Doyle Mystery PDF
- Download E-books The Social Climber of Davenport Heights PDF