William Anderson Foster was a self made man, in the specific way people born into money used it.
Jane Murphy was a woman who had to fight every day of her life to survive and then thrive.
The two ended up as business rivals, Foster owning the large factories that made mass produced items, Murphy gathering craftsmen and women to hand make goods. Quite a few socialites assumed they’d end up falling in love, but in fact they detested each other for reasons they couldn’t quite place.
That is, until Mama Foster’s deathbed confessional about her ‘nine month trip abroad’…