These Tangled Threads (#03 in Bells Of Lowell Series)
The Fate of the Textile Industry Is at Stake Along With Her Own Fate! Raised in an atmosphere of equality, Daughtie Winfield is outspoken in her support for the rights of others, from the mill girls threatening a strike...
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The Fate of the Textile Industry Is at Stake Along With Her Own Fate!
Raised in an atmosphere of equality, Daughtie Winfield is outspoken in her support for the rights of others, from the mill girls threatening a strike over pitiful working conditions, to the immigrants living on the other side of town. So she is unprepared for the hostility - even from some who claim to hold similar beliefs - aroused by her growing friendship with Liam Donohue, an Irish artisan.
Behind the scenes, a disgruntled former employee conspires with a one-time mill partner in a devilish plan that imperils not only the operation of the mills but those dearest to Daughtie. As dissention and upheaval threaten the future of the textile industry, Daughtie longs for peace - in her working world, and deep within her heart.
Book 3 of Bells of Lowell. Timid yet alluring Daughtie Winfield finds herself in a precarious position when the new doctor casts his favor upon her. Though flattered by his attention, she is drawn to Liam Donohue, a local Irish artisan. As Daughtie and Liam work together to help runaway slaves, their friendship blossoms. But her work in the mills is threatened when a downturn in profits causes the Associates to decrease wages--resulting in plans for a strike. With the fate of the textile industry in an upheaval, will her hopes for love be thwarted as dissention infiltrates life in Lowell?
Tracie Peterson is a full-time author who has written or co-written over 60 novels in both historical and contemporary genres which regularly appear on the bestseller lists, including the WESTWARD CHRONICLES, the YUKON QUEST and the SHANNON SAGA series. Tracie also teaches writing workshops at a variety of conferences on subjects including inspirational romance and historical research. Tracie and her family live in Montana. - Publisher.
Judith Miller is an award-winning author whose avid research and love for history are reflected in her novels, two of which have placed in the CBA top ten lists. In addition to her writing, Judy is a certified legal assistant. Judy and her husband make their home in Topeka, Kansas.