By Anna Godbersen
For the brilliant younger issues of 1929, the attractive days look unending, jam-packed with romance and heartbreak, experience and intrigue, friendship and contention. After a month in long island, Cordelia gray and Letty Larkspur are small-town women now not. They spend their afternoons with Astrid Donal on the Greys’ lush manhattan property and their nights in Manhattan’s bustling city. yet Letty’s now not content material to be a trifling socialite. She is prepared finally to chase her Broadway dreams—no subject the price. Cordelia remains to be reeling from the loss of life of her father by the hands of Thom Hale, the guy she suggestion she enjoyed. Now she is decided to honor Darius Grey’s legacy . . . and take her revenge. Promised to Cordelia’s part brother, Astrid is stuck up in a global of impressive jewels and glittering nights—and the glint is blinding. Charlie gray is a gangster enjoying a deadly 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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The sky was very bright and the pool was very turquoise. Even the leaves on the trees at Dogwood seemed to have embraced the indolent spirit of summer; they were thick and mysterious and green, hardly moving even on their high branches. ” Cordelia smiled. ” “It’s nearly four o’clock, you know,” Astrid replied from the chaise on Cordelia’s left. She rolled over and pushed her cartwheel hat, which she wore to protect her creamy skin, back on her head. ” Cordelia laughed, drawing her heaps of sun-streaked dirty-blond hair into a bun at the nape of her neck.
She had the soft, heart-shaped face of a girl who is well fed, but the slim limbs of a lady whose clothes are custom made for her. Her old black suit clung to her small waist in a way that she was not embarrassed to recognize as quite fetching. When she stepped inside her own room, she saw that the maid had been there. The pale pink bedclothes were crisp and smooth beneath the half-moon polished oak headboard, the dresses she’d decided not to wear the night before had been put away, and the windows were open to allow the breeze to pass through.
At the beginning of the summer, when it had seemed altogether likely that Harrison might demand a divorce, and Virginia had been despairing of what would become of them if they were thrown out of Marsh Hall, she had suggested that Astrid might do well to marry Charlie, whose family was plenty wealthy from the booze trade. Of course, that was before Charlie had proposed to her, when marriage had seemed like something she might do in a hundred years. ” Astrid watched her mother’s lips soften into a smile in the reflection.
Beautiful Days: A Bright Young Things Novel by Anna Godbersen
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