Welcome to Memorable Monday! The purpose of Memorable Monday is to showcase an influential book read in the past that still sticks with you today. This fun Monday morning post is hosted by the lovely Becca at The Becca Files.
This week, I am featuring:
A Change of Fortune (Ladies of Distinction #1)
by: Jen Turano
I am currently reading Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano, and I am LOVING the book. While reading Flights of Fancy, I was reminded of when I read my very first Jen Turano novel — A Change of Fortune. If you have not read A Change of Fortune, I highly recommend that you do. It was the book that helped me to realize that I needed to read everything by Jen Turano. Turano’s wit in her books is superb. I have laughed my way through every single one of her books! If you are looking for a great story and some seriously good laughs, I implore you to purchase a copy of any of Jen’s books today.
About the Book
Lady Eliza Sumner is on a mission. Her fortune was the last thing she had left after losing her father, her fiancé, and her faith. Now, masquerading as Miss Eliza Sumner, governess-at-large, she’s determined to find the man who ran off with her fortune, reclaim the money, and head straight back to London.
Mr. Hamilton Beckett, much to his chagrin, is the catch of the season, and all the eyes of New York society—all the female ones, at least—are on him. He has no plans to marry again, especially since his hands are full keeping his business afloat while raising his two children alone.
Eliza’s hapless attempts to regain her fortune unexpectedly put her right in Hamilton’s path. The discovery of a common nemesis causes them to join forces and, before she knows it, Eliza has a whole retinue of people helping her. Eliza’s determination not to trust anyone weakens when everyone’s antics and bumbling efforts to assist her make her wonder if there might be more important things than her fortune and independence.
When all of Hamilton’s and Eliza’s best-laid plans fall by the wayside, it will take a riot of complications for them to realize that God just might have had a better plan in mind all along.
NOW IT’S YOUR TURN!
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