“Bachelor Girl plunges the reader deep into existence in the course of the Jazz Age…and the disclosing of different secrets and techniques and confessions will continue readers up all evening trying to find answers.” —Booklist, starred review
From the New York instances bestselling writer of Orphan #8 comes a clean and intimate novel within the vein of Lilac ladies and The Alice community about the harmful energy of secrets and techniques and the redemptive strength of love—inspired through the real tale of Jacob Ruppert, the millionaire proprietor of the hot York Yankees, and his mysterious bequest in 1939 to an unknown actress, Helen Winthrope Weyant.
When the landlord of the hot York Yankees baseball group, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a tender actress, less than his wing, she thinks it’s due to his guilt over her father’s unintended death—and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert’s good-looking own secretary. Helen and Albert strengthen a deepening bond the nearer they develop into to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who calls for their loyalty in go back for his lavish generosity.
New York within the Jazz Age is stuffed with percentages, specially for the younger and unmarried. but while Helen embraces being a “bachelor girl”—a operating lady residing on her personal terms—she unearths herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest mystery. whilst Ruppert dies, rumors swirl approximately his connection to Helen after the lovely revelation that he has left her the majority of his fortune, inclusive of Yankee Stadium. however it is barely while Ruppert’s personal secrets and techniques are ultimately printed that Helen and Albert may be compelled to confront the reality approximately their dating to him—and to one another.
Inspired via authentic occasions that gripped big apple urban in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden heritage gem approximately relatives, id, and love in all its shapes and colors.
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