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Beauty for Ashes

Grace Livingston Hill

Publisher: Barbour Books

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Rich. Beautiful. Engaged. Nothing marred Gloria Sutherland. . .until the night her fianc was shot and killed in a speakeasy while dancing with another girl. To avoid the swirling gossip, Gloria travels to her fathers childhood home in Maine, seeking peace but doubting shell ever find it again. Then she meets Murray MacRae, a neighbor and promising young businessman. Murrays faith begins to revive Glorias hope. . .if only her past remains hidden. Surely no beauty could rise from those ashes.

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