The Firebrand (Great Chicago Fire Trilogy #3)
Chicago is burning
And Lucy Hathaway is running for her life. As she rushes past a fine hotel engulfed in flames, a wrapped bundle tumbles from a window into her arms. Seconds later the building crumbles—and Lucy is astonished to discover the swaddled blanket contains a baby.
Five years later Lucy walks into Rand Higgins's bank and knows: the orphan she rescued that day a...more
The story starts with the hero and the heroine meeting and though there is an attraction between them, they're not meant to be because he's already married. Later that night, the big fire that ruined Chicago in 1871 starts and in the flaming city, the heroine rescues a baby girl while the hero gets severely hurt and scarred for life.
Five years later they meet again: she is applying for a loan in the ban...more
Lucy Hathaway, self-appointed social reformer and Randolf Higgins, powerful businessmen are two imperfect charact...more
This historical romance just did what it was meant to do; it was light and engaging, it charmed and entertained me. I liked that Lucy Hathaway was a Women’s Rights activist in the 1870ies and was not going to compromise her principles so easily, not even when she finally finds a man she might be able to love.
The main winning argument in this read is certainly Lucy’s role as a...more
The story begins in Chicago, 1871, the day that the Great Fire breaks out. Lucy Hathaway is a woman ahead of her time: independent, outspoken single, a business woman. An outcast in society even before the fire, she seems to ruin all chances of being ac...more
Another tour de force from sensational author Wiggs. Wiggs has done it again and created a novel that is in part a romance story and historical novel wrapped into one complete complex and lovable characters. Wiggs...more
Great ending again, though, from Wiggs.
Lucy finds herself at the bank asking for an extension on a loan from Randolph Higgins. On his desk is the picture of his infant daughter who he believes to have died in the fire five year...more
|What's The Name o...: SOLVED - Romance novel takes place in 1900s, woman catches baby thrown out window & adopts her. [s]||4||25||Mar 10, 2013 03:55PM|