A Fragile Design by Tracie Peterson

By Tracie Peterson

Publication 2 of The Bells of Lowell. The mill city of Lowell, Massachusetts, beckons Arabella Newberry whilst she comes to a decision to escape the lifetime of the Shakers. There she reveals the independence she seeks and a better function as she works for tutorial reform. yet Lowell, affected by ethnic strife, turns out not a secure haven yet quite a possibility while a number of ladies cross lacking. As rumors and clash invade the of the mill, Arabella struggles together with her personal middle as males vie for her love.

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This would be the last morning Bella would sit in these familiar surroundings mending socks and stitching initials onto clothing—of that, she was certain. The breakfast bell sounded, breaking Bella’s reverie and the early morning silence. She moved along with the rest of the Sisters as they joined the Brethren in the hallway and made their way down the separate stairways. The two groups converged in the rectangular dining hall that was now filled with long trestle tables laden with heaping platters of sausage, biscuits, and eggs, and gravy boats filled to the brim.

Sally questioned with a tone of condemnation. ‘‘We’ve left the Society. We’re going to Lowell, also,’’ Bella replied with as much decorum as her drenched appearance would permit. ’’ Daughtie asked, obviously pleased to be out of the rain. ‘‘I wouldn’t know why not. ’’ both girls cried in unison. Bella couldn’t believe their good fortune. She hesitated for a moment. ’’ Sally gave her a look of disdain. ‘‘It’s his job. He travels throughout all of New England seeking farm girls who are willing to sign on for work at the mills.

They won’t come after us—you left a letter for your father saying you were leaving. And you know the Believers have no respect for those who run off in the night. ’ ’’ ‘‘I suppose you’re right, but I’d rather err on the side of caution. ’’ Daughtie giggled. ’’ Bella joined in her laughter, trudging onward, the dust clinging to their cloaks and shoes. Three and a half hours later they rounded a bend in the road. ‘‘Look, Daughtie! We’ve finally reached Concord,’’ Bella exclaimed, pointing to the south.

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