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When insurance tycoon Cornelius Nordeman is recruited to work for the Exposition Corporation, the New Yorker brings his family to live at the Palmer House Hotel, far away from any reminders of a recent tragedy. He’s hopeful this move will offer respite from his family's grief.

Elizabeth Nordeman, his daughter, has something to prove, which leads her to seek work as a florist at Marshall Field’s, Chicago's finest department store.

John Lewis knows something is different and intriguing about the new florist he hired. When his boss, Marshall Field, informs him that Elizabeth is the Nordeman heiress, his job suddenly becomes more complicated - especially when he finds himself falling for her.

On the eve of the Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago prepares to prove that it’s a first-class city, and the brightest minds from around the country will plan the most spectacular fair the world has seen. The world’s fair will bring change and innovation into a society bound tightly by class and tradition. Elizabeth’s heart longs to push against those boundaries, so what’s holding her back?

©2020 Dawn M. Klinge (P)2020 Dawn M. Klinge

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Wonderful Christian novel

I really enjoyed listening to this story. The story was great, a young lady of wealth, with a secret, meets a working man. I love how the family works together through their hardships. The narration was mostly really good, there was one male voice that I did not like but it kind of fit the character.

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Clean, fun

This was a cute story. I enjoyed all the characters and thought their interactions were all so fun. I loved the narrator and thought she did a great job with the Italian accent and the men’s voices. The ending was happy as well.

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Excellent

A good historical story, of the Chicago Fair, and of a young woman wanting to prove to her father that she is capable of someday running his office, since her brother has passed. She finds employment, he wonders who exactly was this woman he hired, and he was falling for. A good look at that era in history. Good narration by Quay and added to the story.
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