It wasn’t Cassie Haddon’s fault that she had managed to reach the age of twenty-five without possessing any useful skills. Until the war, she had always had servants to wait on her.

Since then, she and her widowed mother had moved from place to place, relying on family to care for them. Now she’s forced to find work to support them both. What isn’t in her plans is falling for Jacob West, a local restaurateur and grocer. She needs a job and he needs help. But what they both need is love.

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About The Author

Researching her family history, Ann discovered all the collected memoirs had been written by men and told from the male perspective. What was life like for the women who maintained the homes, reared the children, and followed their husbands from place to place? That sparked her interest in writing fiction. She learned her craft by attending classes, reading books and collecting a few rejections. Ann lives with her husband, Richard, in Oregon and their Belgian Shepherd named Amber.

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