Temptation Rag – Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

Seventeen-year-old May Convery, unhappy with her privileged life in turn-of-the-century New York City, dreams of becoming a poet. When she meets the talented young Mike Bernard, an aspiring concert pianist, she immediately falls in love. But after their secret liaison is discovered, neither is prepared for the far-reaching consequences that will haunt them for decades. … Continue reading Temptation Rag – Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

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Carnegie’s Maid – Marie Benedict

From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty.  In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances.  Looking for a way out, she seeks employment as a lady’s maid in … Continue reading Carnegie’s Maid – Marie Benedict