When Miss Beatrix Waterbury’s Chicago-bound train ride is interrupted by a heist, Mr. Norman Nesbit, a man of science who believes his research was the target of the heist, comes to her aid. Despite the fact that they immediately butt heads, they join forces to make a quick escape.
Upon her arrival in Chicago, Beatrix is surprised to discover her supposedly querulous Aunt Gladys shares her own suffragette passions. Encouraged by Gladys to leave her sheltered world, Beatrix begins working as a salesclerk at the Marshall Field and Company department store. When she again encounters Norman on a shopping expedition, he is quickly swept up in the havoc she always seems to attract.
But when another attempt is made to part Norman from his research papers, and it becomes clear Beatrix’s safety is also at risk, they soon discover the curious way feelings can grow between two very different people in the midst of chaos.
Jen Turano has delivered another quirky and unpredictable story in her last eat release Storing Up Trouble.
This book is filled with an eclectic cast of characters that will definitely keep the reader on their toes! Beatrix and Norman are an unlikely pair who learn a lot about themselves by experiencing the differences in each other’s personalities. As one would guess, their combination brings about a variety of unpredictably humorous circumstances all with Jen Turano’s trademark wit and humor infused into each scene. This lighthearted story addresses some women’s rights issues from the time period, incorporates a little mystery and of course, a bit of an interesting romance as well! If you are looking for a historical romance with unique and charming personalities Storing Up Trouble will not disappoint!
*I was given a copy of this book by the Publisher, however I was not required to write a positive review. All opinions and thoughts are my own.