St. Martin's Griffin
Set against the turbulent and glamorous backdrop of Prohibition and the rise of the jazz age, The Gin Lovers is a sensual and romantic story of how one high society woman’s passion and courage lead her to love.
It’s 1925, and the Victorian era with its confining morals is all but dead. Unfortunately, for New York socialite Charlotte Delacorte, the scandalous flapper revolution is little more than a headline in the tabloids. Living with her rigid and controlling husband William, her Fifth Avenue townhouse is a gilded cage. But when William’s rebellious younger sister, the beautiful and brash Mae, comes to live with them after the death of their mother, Charlotte finds entrée to a world beyond her wildest dreams – and a handsome and mysterious stranger whom she imagines is as confident in the bedroom as he is behind the bar of his forbidden speakeasy.
Don't miss the other installments of the sexy serial novel The Gin Lovers: The Gin Lovers (Part 1), Little White Lies (Part 2), Society Sinners (Part 3), Vice or Virtue (Part 4), Dangerous Games (Part 5) and Hell Hath No Fury (Part 6).
"It's the party of the year, and it's a funeral."
Charlotte Delacorte overheard the comment outside Saint Thomas Church on Fifth Avenue. She didn't recognize the woman who made the callous remark and could only assume she was one of the new breed of vile gossip columnists who had descended upon New York like locusts.
"The world is going to hell in a handbasket," her newly deceased mother-in-law had often said.
Now, all of New York had turned out to pay its respects to the late Geraldine Delacorte. The line of people waiting to get inside stretched