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By Anna Godbersen

The 12 months is 1929. big apple is governed through the brilliant younger issues: flappers and socialites looking thrills and chasing desires within the anything-goes period of the Roaring Twenties.

Letty Larkspur and Cordelia gray escaped their small Midwestern city for brand new York's glittering city. All Letty desires is to work out her identify in lighting, yet she fast discovers new york is stuffed with lovely women who will do anything to be a celebrity. . . .

Cordelia is trying to find the daddy she's by no means identified, a guy as notorious for his wild events as he's for his shadowy schemes. in a single day, she enters an international extra exciting and glamorous than she ever may have imagined—and extra harmful. It's a existence someone may kill for . . . and an individual will.

The in basic terms individual Cordelia can belief is ­Astrid Donal, a flapper who turns out to have all of it: funds, seems, and the affection of Cordelia's brother, Charlie. yet Astrid's excellent veneer hides a rating of kinfolk secrets.

Across the substantial lawns of manhattan, within the ­illicit speakeasies of ny, and at the blindingly lit phases of Broadway, the 3 girls' fortunes will upward thrust and fall—together and aside. From the New York Times bestselling writer of The Luxe comes an epic new sequence set within the dizzying final summer season of the Jazz Age.

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I know one thing,’ she said. ’ ‘One day, I’ll take you in a carriage,’ he called after her. ‘Be serious,’ she said. 59 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 60 Nine Something was keeping Gracie awake at night. She couldn’t get Bonaparte out of her head. All the fear and hatred she’d felt before he came was mixed up with what she’d seen of him at The Briars. Now, she didn’t know what to think. She wished he’d never come to the island. She wished she’d never heard of him. Yet life for her was no worse than it had been before he arrived.

He waved his arms and pointed, and the maids bumped into one another hurrying to please him. ’ Gracie did her work and kept out of the way. When 32 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 33 she finished the washing-up that night, she wiped her hands on her dress and looked towards Mrs Pratt. ‘See you tomorrow, Gracie,’ she said. So she still had a job. Once again, she began the long walk home. As she took a shortcut across the lawn, a lamp flickered on the path to the Pavilion and she saw a short, stout figure, followed by the lamplighter with a lantern.

He slammed a drawer shut behind the counter. ’ ‘Sorry, eh! ’ ‘Something happened. ’ He waited for her answer. ‘I ... I was frightened... and I thought... you’d told me, the man was evil. ’ ‘Didn’t you think of us! ’ He banged his fists on the counter. Small tins of food bounced in the air and crashed down again. 29 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 30 Gracie jumped in fright, though he’d done it many times before. ’ Gracie gazed at his pale eyes and at the small hands gripping the counter.

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