Summary: Employee Jean Ball quickly learns many of the secrets of the entitled guests of the elegant Empire hotel. Jean falls for the hotel owner’s son, and when her employer’s secrets are revealed Jean has to decide if loving the son is worth it. History and fiction come together in this glimpse into the culture of Kansas City during the Roaring Twenties through the coming-of-age story of one young woman’s journey through love, betrayal and redemption.
The author has indicated that this book is not necessarily suitable for children.
Top-level Genre: Fiction
Sub-genre(s): Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Literary,
Relationship, Romance, Women-centric