By Cate Campbell
During this richly layered debut novel, Cate Campbell introduces the rich Benedict relations and takes us in the back of the grand doorways in their mansion, Benedict corridor. There, family members and servants alike needs to face the demanding situations wrought by way of international warfare I and the sunrise of a brand new age brimming with scandal, intrigue, and social switch. Seattle in 1920 is a urban in flux. Horse-drawn carriages percentage the cobblestone streets with newfangled motor vehicles. smooth women bob their hair and convey their ankles, caf s defy Prohibition by means of serving dainty teacups of whisky to returning vets and the wartime increase is giving solution to a melancholy. Even in the Benedicts' majestic Queen Anne domestic, existence is altering above and less than stairs. Margot, the Benedicts' free-spirited daughter, struggles to be triumphant as a doctor regardless of gender bias and private turmoil. The loved ones employees, particularly longtime butler Abraham Blake, have continuously attempted to guard Margot from her brother Preston's merciless streak. but battle has altered Preston too now not for the higher. And while an opportunity come upon brings a fellow military officer into the Benedict fold, Preston's ruthlessness is brought on to new heights. An engineer on the fledgling Boeing corporation, Frank Parrish has been wounded physique and soul, and in Margot, he senses a kindred spirit. yet their burgeoning friendship and Preston's starting to be wickedness can have explosive repercussions for everybody at Benedict corridor wealthy and terrible, black and white as Margot dares to persist with her personal course, irrespective of the results.
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