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Jessica

The Manhattan Stories, Book 1
Narrated by: Susan Hanfield
Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
Categories: Romance, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (89 ratings)
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Wealthy heiress Jessica McCarthy desperately wants to be married and have a family. A rogue and a scoundrel, Zachary Belk is the only one who has proposed. Even though her father warns her that Zachary won't make a good husband, she marries him. She soon discovers that her father was right. When the stock market crashes and both families are left penniless, Zachary seeks a new fortune on a property he owns in another Manhattan, in Kansas. They are only there a short time before he deserts her. With a new baby, Jessica must learn to survive and support her family in an unfamiliar frontier land with only her faith and determination to guide her.

©2012 Donna Mabry (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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great read

great narrator. which makes a greater book!! wish we could be as Godly as Jessica .

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  • 03-06-16

An enjoyable family story .

Battling against every bad outcome that happened, Jessica never gave up her responsibility to care for her "family" and her hard work and christian faith were respected by the townsfolk. A wonderful story of an amazing woman struggling against all odds and surviving.