A Man Too Many Author:Jeanne Bowman There had been an Akars in The Oaks post office since pony express days. Adrienne, the last of the line, was resigned to carrying out her dead father’s wishes by acting as assistant post-mistress -- particularly since under the terms of his will, she and her flighty young stepmother, Nolga, could not liquidate the estate and leave The Oaks... more » for seven years. So when four attractive, apparently eligible men came to them -- so to speak -- arriving in town within hours of each other, Adrienne and Nolga were delighted.
For Adrienne, though, pleasure was dimmed when one of the handsome strangers -- Rodman Burrows – looked at her . . . and seemed to look right through her. Jolted, she realized how much she had been neglecting her appearance lately, but then she hadn’t had much reason to look into her mirror. Now there were four of them -- all of them flatteringly eager to get to know the “new Adrienne” better…« less