The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott

By Kate Alcott

From the hot York instances bestselling writer of The designer comes a relocating historic novel a couple of daring younger lady interested in the looms of Lowell, Massachusetts--and to the only guy with whom she has no company falling in love.

Eager to flee lifestyles on her family's farm, Alice Barrow strikes to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the exertions demanded of "the mill girls." regardless of the lengthy hours, she discovers a colourful new existence and a real good friend - a saucy, strong-willed lady identify Lovey Cornell.

But stipulations on the manufacturing facility develop into more and more harmful, and Alice unearths the braveness to symbolize the employees and their grievances. even though mill proprietor, Hiram Fiske, will pay no heed, Alice draws the eye of his eldest son, the good-looking and reserved Samuel Fiske. Their mutual appeal is excessive, tempting Alice to dream of a distinct destiny for herself.

This dream is shattered whilst Lovey is located strangled to dying. A sensational trial follows, bringing all of the unrest that's brewing to the outside. Alice reveals herself torn among her dedication to the women within the mill and her blossoming courting with Samuel. in response to the particular homicide of a mill lady and the next trial in 1833, The bold women of Lowell brilliantly captures a transitional second in America's background whereas additionally exploring the advanced nature of affection, loyalty, and the long-lasting strength of friendship.

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