The Beau Monde Boutique

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The Beau Monde Boutique

Victoria arose early Sunday morning to ease into her day. She had picked out the outfit she was going to wear for her meeting and lunch with Michael. He said he’d be by at noon to pick her up. She was a little nervous but also had great anticipation to exactly what was on his mind.

Victoria never knew her father and her Mother never spoke of him when Victoria asked her. Margaret (“Maggie”) Edwards was secretive to a fault. When Victoria was a teenager she accidently came across her birth certificate from Manchester Hospital in Vermont. It read: FATHER UNKNown. This always bothered Victoria, she sensed her mother knew exactly who her father was! She took it to her grave. Victoria lost her mother suddenly just two years after she opened the Boutique. While attending Clothing/Textile College in New York City she read a trade magazine and saw an ad for…

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The Beau Monde Boutique

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The Beau Monde Boutique

Chapter One

Victoria was sitting on the window seat with her cup of coffee. She glanced momentarily out the opened window. There was a slight morning breeze which moved the curtain sheer ever so slightly. As her gaze met the silhouette of the adjacent townhomes, she wondered to herself would she ever find out the truth of her past? She snapped out of her reverie and glanced at the wall clock she had better hurry to catch the rail to her Boutique!

Victoria made the rail just in time for the few minute ride downtown, she felt rushed this morning more so than most mornings. She walked the one block to her Boutique, things certainly looked normal, too normal as she unlocked the front door. She placed her handbag and light jacket in her small but necessary office.

Victoria always arrived at work early there was a mountain of paperwork…

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