What the Lady Wants

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 1.0 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780451466716

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About the Author

Renée Rosen is the author of Dollface and the young adult novel, Every Crooked Pot. She lives in Chicago where she is at work on a new novel.

Reviews

"Rosen skillfully charms, fascinates, frustrates, and moves her readers in this turn of the century tale. Set on an epic historical stage, What the Lady Wants contains all of the hedonism, decadence, success, and tragedy of the great American novel."-- Erika Robuck, national bestselling author of Fallen Beauty

"What the Lady Wants is a story that opens with the Great Chicago Fire and keeps on smoldering to the end. Rosen's characters are finely-drawn, and her love triangles are full of subtlety and sincerity. What the lady indeed wants may not be what you assume it to be!"--Suzanne Rindell, author of The Other Typist

"What the Lady Wants is an absolutely brilliant novel. The love story of Marshall and Delia is completely engrossing. You get to experience their first meeting, their friendship, their love story, and their highs and lows full of romance, passion, loss, and sadness. [...] Rosen has clearly done her research as Chicago during the Gilded Age comes alive with the various people, places, and things."--The Examiner

"Set against the backdrop of the great Chicago fire, the rebuilding and resurgence of the city, and the ensuing excesses of the Gilded Age, this historical novel has all the requisite features of an irresistible page-turner."--Booklist

"What the Lady Wants is superb historical fiction... It has everything within it, fashion, mystery, crime, labor disputes, social refinement and snobbery, family support and opposition, tragedy and stunning success. A MUST read and guaranteed to be a best seller... Exquisitely written!"--The Best Reviews