By Judy Blundell
When Minnie Bonner's father disappears after wasting the Bonners' Philadelphia tavern, the rich gentleman Edward Sump, led by way of his avaricious spouse, deals Minnie an opportunity to paintings as a lady's maid to aid her kinfolk. The Sumps have grand plans, grander than town of Philadelphia can provide, in spite of the fact that, and choose to maneuver to San Francisco -- the best urban within the west. but if a strong earthquake moves, Minnie unearths herself the only survivor between them. After the airborne dirt and dust settles, Minnie discovers a bag belonging to the Sumps jam-packed with funds and papers which can enormously swap her fortune. without one else to say it, Minnie has changed into an heiress overnight.
Wealth comes at a cost, notwithstanding, and she or he is quickly wrapped up in a deception that leads her down a perilous direction. because the aftermath of the earthquake ravages the town, Minnie keeps to take care of her new id. that's, till a mysterious yet ordinary stranger appears.
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Dear America: A City Tossed and Broken by Judy Blundell