Bright Young Things (Paperback)
|Author: Anna Godbersen|
|From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of the Luxe series comes an epicnew series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age: when flappers andsocialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams rule New York. 5 5/16 x8.|
From the Publisher:
Letty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey escaped their small Midwestern town for New York's glittering metropolis. All Letty wants is to see her name in lights, but she quickly discovers Manhattan is filled with pretty girls who will do anything to be a star. . . .
Cordelia is searching for the father she's never known, a man as infamous for his wild parties as he is for his shadowy schemes. Overnight, she enters a world more thrilling and glamorous than she ever could have imaginedand more dangerous. It's a life anyone would kill for . . . and someone will.
The only person Cordelia can trust is Astrid Donal, a flapper who seems to have it all: money, looks, and the love of Cordelia's brother, Charlie. But Astrid's perfect veneer hides a score of family secrets.
Across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the illicit speakeasies of Manhattan, and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway, the three girls' fortunes will rise and falltogether and apart. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Luxe comes an epic new series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age.
Three young girls in search of family, fame, and love, find themselves in the magical swirl of the tale end of New York City's jazz age. It's the summer of 1929, 18-year-old Cordelia Grey and Letty Haubstadt, fresh from distant, rural Ohio, have finally landed in New York City. While Cordelia longs to find her distant father, Letty can think about nothing more than becoming a star. Astrid Donal is a native, but her life is quickly spinning out of control in the city's speakeasies and Long Island estates. Crime, secrets, sex, and more take turns ruling the girls' lives. This is the first book in the Bright Young Things series by Anna Godbersen, who is also the author of the bestselling young adult series the Luxe.