“Bachelor Girl plunges the reader deep into existence in the course of the Jazz Age…and the disclosing of alternative secrets and techniques and confessions will preserve 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 damaging strength of secrets and techniques and the redemptive strength of love—inspired via the real tale of Jacob Ruppert, the millionaire proprietor of the recent York Yankees, and his mysterious bequest in 1939 to an unknown actress, Helen Winthrope Weyant.
When the landlord of the hot York Yankees baseball staff, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a tender actress, lower than his wing, she thinks it’s due to his guilt over her father’s unintentional death—and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert’s good-looking own secretary. Helen and Albert advance 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 full of percentages, particularly for the younger and unmarried. but at the same time Helen embraces being a “bachelor girl”—a operating girl residing on her personal terms—she reveals herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest mystery. while Ruppert dies, rumors swirl approximately his connection to Helen after the beautiful revelation that he has left her the majority of his fortune, together with Yankee Stadium. however it is just whilst Ruppert’s personal secrets and techniques are ultimately published that Helen and Albert could be compelled to confront the reality approximately their dating to him—and to one another.
Inspired through genuine occasions that gripped manhattan urban in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden heritage gem approximately kinfolk, identification, and love in all its shapes and colors.
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