The Lightkeeper's Ball (Mercy Falls, Book 3) by Colleen Coble
By Colleen Coble
On the dependent Mercy Falls masquerade ball, Olivia's hidden identification can be revealed.
It is the sunrise of a brand new century and Olivia Stewart is heiress to an empire. Her relations numbers one of the 4 Hundred--those thought of the wealthiest and such a lot uncommon in the United States. regrettably their wealth has approximately disappeared, and now their safety rests upon the Stewart daughters marrying well.
Olivia's sister, Eleanor, used to be engaged to Harrison Bennett, one of many nation's wealthiest males, yet has considering that died. Now the strain is on Olivia to take her position, regardless of her suspicions approximately Eleanor's fiance. utilizing her family's long-forgotten English identify, Olivia travels to Mercy Falls, California, as woman Devonworth, hoping to profit extra ahead of committing to marriage. There she unearths that Eleanor's dying used to be no coincidence. And Harrison isn't the guy she idea he could be.
When Mercy Falls holds a charity masquerade ball to elevate money for the hot lighthouse, secrets--and truths lengthy hidden--will be published. yet can Harrison particularly love Olivia while he reveals her precise identification? Can she stay with the repercussions of failing her kin, or will she ultimately discover that nothing--not funds, relatives, or romance--will ever examine to God's unconditional love
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