It’s almost a timeless tale. The immature city girl – usually the heiress who loses her money – has to get a job. Although, Meghan’s story may have more in common with the basement-living-video-game-playing offspring that gets kicked out of the house.
Except no basement. No video games. And technically she doesn’t get kicked out. It’s 1871, and Meghan is a young woman a year out of school. Her father is concerned at her childish behavior, concerned that she makes no attempt to learn to manage the household, and concerned that if she doesn’t grow up, any marriage won’t last. To marry with his blessing, Meghan must go work for a year and learn to manage her money without relying on Father’s finances. Meghan determines to take the first job she can find away from home, and finds herself taking a teaching position in brand-new New Boston, Kansas.
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