From the desk of Jayda Justus:
The true tale of a woman who fought her way to the top in the Gilded Age.
In post-war Richmond, Virginia, times are tough and food is scarce. Arabella Yarrington is a scrappy young woman forced to work in a den of gamblers to put food on the table for her widowed mother and siblings. Her beauty attracts the attention of a wealthy railroad magnate from New York, Collis P. Huntington. He is captivated by Continue reading “An American Beauty: A Novel of the Gilded Age, by Shana Abé — A Review”