A Lady of Hidden Intent (Ladies of Liberty, Book 2)

by Baker Publishing Group

Hardcover, 2008



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Baker Publishing Group (2008), 368 pages


Whisked away to America when her father is falsely accused of slave trading, Catherine Newbury disguises her identity and becomes a sought-after seamstress in Philadelphia, where she catches the eye of an architect who met her before she went into hiding.


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0764204726 / 9780764204722

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LibraryThing member cherryblossommj
This is book two in the Ladies of Liberty series, but these three books completely stand alone. Read them in any order and you will love the characters no matter what. It was quite shocking to me when I first decided to jump into this book that I read several negative reviews. They called the book
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preachy, flat and many other comments so that I was not really excited about the read. My goodness, I am almost certain those reviewers must have been reading a very different book indeed! Another work of fiction from Tracie Peterson that brings you into the life of a very strong woman fighting for her will to continue having hope. Trust into circumstances that she never would have thought possible Catherine presents a firm character that is very realistic in her thoughts, words, and deeds. This is a story that shows you how callous other humans can be and how damaging one's actions can affect another life when they try with an evil intent. Issues such as politics and countries facing war to social class and standing bring to life a world not much different from current day in many situations. God works in mysterious ways and always on his timeline and not ours. The story of dear Catherine and even a dashing fellow named Carter Danby (reminds me of Mr. Darcy) can show a reader a light into patience and peace because even the worst of times can be formed into the best of times.
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LibraryThing member cdearborn
similar to Lori Wick. Predictable
LibraryThing member chrirob
Catherine has always lived a life of privilege, until one night her world is turned upside down. Her father is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and Catherine must flee to America with 2 of the family servants. As Catherine tries to survive in America as a seamstress, she cannot forget her
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father in England. When love begins to bloom, Catherine believes that she can never pursue happiness while her father suffers. However, while her identity as an impoverished lady of means has remained a secret, the time may come when she must reveal herself and face the dangerous consequences.

This was the second book in the Ladies of Liberty series and it was really good. I liked the characters very much and look forward to reading book 3...wonder if the previous characters will ever meet???
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