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Olivia descended the steps of the carriage and looked up at Freeport, the only place she’d ever called home. The three-story Victorian was painted a pale blue with steep, gabled roofs and a pair of turrets. The wood railing of the wide porch had been carved with an ivy pattern so lifelike, the leaves appeared to flutter in the breeze. Large oak doors opened before them, revealing a grand staircase that snaked up the side of the foyer, brightly lit by the late afternoon sun filtering through the stained-glass cupola above. Edward, the butler, waited patiently for their hats and gloves. “You’re late for tea, miss,” he whispered. The Davenports by Krystal Marquis is the perfect read for fans of escapist historical fiction. We’re talking romantic period pieces, lush with hunky suitors, lavish balls and endless love triangles. This Bridgerton-style book documents the Davenport sisters’ mistrials as they navigate the ever-complex world of love.” —NBC’s TODAY You’re very kind. I can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday evening.” Mr. Lawrence turned to Olivia. “Will I see you there?” But now, with automobiles competing for space on city streets, John had started to pressure their father to update with the times. “Look.” Ruby pointed to the phaeton near the garage. “Is that one of yours?” Mr. Davenport appeared at Mr. Lawrence’s elbow. “It will be a perfect opportunity to meet Chicago’s major players.”

Foxley Estate, Herefordshire: Heritage Land Management Plan (1996) [contains as appendices all main published articles to 1996 and thereby copies of various maps and drawings in private collections] But now, with automobiles competing for space on city streets, John had started to pressure their father to update with the times. Straight from breweries to your home, Why collect? We’ll deliver! Soon you’ll know why folks all say: ‘Beer at home means DAVENPORTS!’”The brewery is best known for its classic midlands dark beers, with the “mild” style beer historically being a staple for the workers of the local area. Price died in 1829 aged eighty-two. From 1818 parts of the estate had been mortgaged, and in 1855 the Foxley estate was sold to John Davenport of Westwood (Staffs), elder son of a china manufacturing family. He died in 1862 and was succeeded by his second son the Rev George Horatio Davenport (d 1919), during whose time extensive improvements to the estate buildings were undertaken. Anticipation bubbled in her chest. The season of ball gowns and champagne had arrived at the conclusion of the Easter celebrations. Now that Olivia was out in society, it was time for her to find a husband. It was her second season, and she was ready. Ready to do her duty and make her parents proud, as she’d always done. They comprise of RIP, our interpretation of a real Indian Pale Ale, dry hopped with Chinook Hops. Red Eye a ravishing Red Amber Ale, dry hopped with Cascade and 6IX a premium six per cent craft lager combining the best of English and German hops. Embrace the fun of endless opportunities for bold nightlife, shopping, arts and entertainment just beyond our doors on Post Street in downtown Spokane.

Krystal Marquis mentions in a brief author's note that her debut novel The Davenports was "inspired by the story of the C.R. Patterson & Sons carriage company, founded by a proud patriarch who escaped enslavement to become a wealthy and respected entrepreneur." Her younger sister, Helen, is more interested in fixing cars than falling in love-unless it's with her sister's betrothed.Davenports famous Beer at Home adverts boasted: "Soon you'll know why f9olks all say beer at home means Davenports!" Davenports Brewery Ltd’s early history

There is Olivia, the beautiful elder Davenport daughter, ready to do her duty by getting married . . . until she meets the charismatic civil rights leader Washington DeWight and sparks fly. The younger daughter, Helen, is more interested in fixing cars than falling in love—unless it’s with her sister’s suitor. Amy-Rose, the childhood friend turned maid to the Davenport sisters, dreams of opening her own business—and marrying the one man she could never be with, Olivia and Helen’s brother, John. But Olivia’s best friend, Ruby, also has her sights set on John Davenport, though she can’t seem to keep his interest . . . until family pressure has her scheming to win his heart, just as someone else wins hers. A fresh, utterly enchanting read.”—Ayana Gray, New York Times bestselling author of the Beasts of Prey trilogy Welcome to The Historic Davenport Hotel, Spokane’s grandest and most iconic destination. From the moment of your arrival, you will be transported to the golden age of travel – to a place where impeccable service and luxury mingle with an ideal Downtown Spokane locality.Amy-Rose, childhood-friend-turned-maid to the Davenport sisters, dreams of opening her own business-and marrying the one man she could never be with, Olivia and Helen's brother, John. But Olivia's best friend, Ruby, also has her sights set on John Davenport, though she can't seem to keep his interest . . . until family pressure has her scheming to win his heart, just as someone else wins hers. Olivia felt a flutter in her stomach. The season had only just begun, and here the most eligible suitor she’d ever laid eyes on was quite literally in her drawing room. Maybe finding a husband at last would be easier than she thought.

If you want to speak to us, the best time to call (4-6pm Fri – Mon) 01606 853241 or if urgent 07808178081 I’d like this boxed, please. And I’d like that hat as well. For my sister. She always gets cross when I come home without something for her,” she said conspiratorially to the other patrons—though she knew full well Helen would prefer a pair of pliers to a hat. Olivia walked slowly around the room. In the late C20, as in the late C18, the Foxley landscape comprised two main elements: the woods with rides on the upper valley sides; and the valley bottom farmland, pools, and settlements. Yes, well,” Olivia said, the playfulness vanishing from her tone, “I have expensive taste. You can charge it to my family’s account.”Tea?” she asked. Her mother hadn’t said anything about tea. Olivia tugged at the ribbon below her chin and gave Ruby a confused look. Brereton, Austin. (1884). The Exposure of the Davenport Brothers. In Henry Irving: A Biographical Sketch. New York: Scribner and Welford. Oh, Olivia.” Ruby reached for her hand. “That girl knew damn well that your dress cost more than what she makes in a month. Plain old jealousy, is what that was.” Miss,” Olivia provided. The shop girl’s cheeks reddened. Good, Olivia thought, she’s realized her mistake.

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