PATTERN FOR ROMANCE
Honour Metcalf's quilting needlework is admired by a wealthy customer of the Boston Mantua-maker for whom she works. In need of increasing her earnings, she agrees to create an elaborate white work bridal quilt for the dowager's niece. A beautiful design emerges as she carefully stitches the intricate patterns and she begins to dream of fashioning a wedding quilt of her own. When Honour is falsely accused of thievery and finds herself in a perilous position, merchant tailor Joshua Sutton comes to her aid. As he risks his relationships, reputation, and livelihood to prove her innocence, the two discover a grander plan.
Pattern for Romance is set in the years just before the American revolution, Gade includes fascinating details into every day life including the political tensions of the time. What a great backdrop for romance!
Joshua is smitten quickly and becomes a knight in shining armor during repeated mishaps that befall Honour. Nothing like a protective, caring, gentleman rising to the rescue for hero material. Unfortunately, Honour isn't appreciative all the time as she struggles for independence in more then one difficult situation.
Gade has woven a intriguing plot with a twist of mystery and gentle romance that makes a quick, satisfying read.
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