By Anna Godbersen
For the brilliant younger issues of 1929, the attractive days appear unending, jam-packed with romance and heartbreak, event and intrigue, friendship and contention. After a month in ny, Cordelia gray and Letty Larkspur are small-town ladies not. They spend their afternoons with Astrid Donal on the Greys’ lush ny property and their nights in Manhattan’s bustling city. yet Letty’s now not content material to be a trifling socialite. She is prepared eventually to chase her Broadway dreams—no subject the price. Cordelia remains to be reeling from the dying of her father by the hands of Thom Hale, the fellow she notion she enjoyed. Now she is determined to honor Darius Grey’s legacy . . . and take her revenge. Promised to Cordelia’s part brother, Astrid is stuck up in a global of striking jewels and glittering nights—and the glint is blinding. Charlie gray is a gangster enjoying a perilous online game; and for Astrid, Cordelia, and Letty, the stakes should be lethal. From the recent York occasions bestselling writer of The Luxe comes the second one publication in an epic sequence set within the dizzying final summer time of the Jazz Age.
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Charlie gestured at Jones, who produced a few newspaper clippings. Cordelia rested what remained of her cigarette between her lips and stepped forward. GREY THE BOOTLEGGER’S DAUGHTER: AN AMERICAN TALE OF OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE AND UNBELIEVABLE LOSS, read the headline. Cordelia scanned the page. It contained a rather exaggerated version of her pauper upbringing far away, her coming-out on the charmed lawns of White Cove, and her introduction, shortly thereafter, into the adult world of pain when she watched her father expire with her very eyes.
We’ve managed to hold that, even without him as our leader. . ” Jones leaned back, crossing his arms over his chest. “To show the public, not to mention the rest of the bootleggers, we’re strong as ever. ” Cordelia’s eyes went from one man to the other. It felt even more inappropriate to have spent the day lying by the pool after hearing all Charlie had done to get them out of the mess she’d created. ” Charlie gestured at Jones, who produced a few newspaper clippings. Cordelia rested what remained of her cigarette between her lips and stepped forward.
Grady’s lady friend did not seem in the least put out by the presence of another female; her red lips bent upward into a sincere smile. ” A moment ago Letty had been embarrassed by the sight of Grady Lodge—but now the revelation that the girl she’d believed to be the object of his affection was in fact a relation filled her with relief. “It’s such a pleasure to meet you,” she went on, taking Dorothy’s hand and shaking it perhaps more exuberantly than was necessary. ” said Dorothy. ” Grady gave Letty a sheepish look.
Beautiful Days: A Bright Young Things Novel by Anna Godbersen