Romance & Sagas
Wanted: Glamour Girl
Growing up under the critical eye of her father and stepmother in a northern seaside town, Carol Marshall longs for freedom. The picture house is where she goes to dream. There she can be someone special. When the Palais de Danse announces a competition for a local girl to win a part in a film, Carol is persuaded by a friend to enter. To their amazement, it’s Carol the judges choose and soon she’s whisked away to London and swept up in a new world of glamour and excitement. But all that glitters is not gold. And the journey to stardom is paved with danger, loneliness and vice. Carol is poised to get everything she ever wished for. But at what price…?
Audiobook of the Month
Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
In a time of looming war, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World? Can Lord Derby endure public mockery of his long, unconsummated courtship of the actress? Will Anne Damer, a sculptor and rumored Sapphist, be the cause of Eliza's fall from grace?