By Elizabeth J. Church
A strong novel a couple of gutsy showgirl who attempts to beat her earlier among the glamour of Nineteen Sixties Las Vegas—and unearths unforeseen fortune, friendship, and love.
It was once unbelievable. while she was once 8 years outdated, Lily Decker by some means survived the automobile coincidence that killed her mom and dad and sister, yet neither her emotionally far away aunt nor her all-too-attentive uncle may ease her grief. Dancing proves to be Lily’s merely solace, and at last she gets a “scholarship” to an area dance academy—courtesy of a mysterious benefactor.
Grown and able to depart domestic for stable, Lily adjustments her identify to Ruby Wilde and heads to Las Vegas to be a troupe dancer, yet her sensual good looks and voluptuous determine land her paintings in its place as a showgirl appearing all over from Les Folies Bergere on the Tropicana to the Stardust’s Lido de Paris. donning sky-high headdresses, five-inch heels, and costumes dripping with feathers and rhinestones, Ruby can have the entire appears of a Sin urban good fortune tale, yet she nonetheless needs to discover ways to navigate the area of men—and determine what true love appears to be like like.
along with her uncanny knack for figuring out the hidden lives of ladies, Elizabeth J. Church captures either the long-lasting extravagance of an period and the bravery of a tender lady who dances via her disappointment to discover connection, freedom, and, most crucial, herself.
Praise for All the attractive Girls
“A gorgeously written novel with the chew of a gin martini, All the gorgeous Girls goes past the splashy, gaudy dazzle of Las Vegas within the sixties to bare the thrashing middle underneath the glamorous façade of a showgirl with significant ambitions.”—Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling writer of At the Water’s Edge
“A razzle-dazzle novel approximately loss, love, and friendship . . . All the attractive Girls pulls again the curtain at the glamorous, titillating global of showgirls, revealing the emotional bruises hidden underneath the astonishing costumes.”—Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling writer of The Swans of 5th Avenue
“Delightful . . . Church’s appreciation of language is clear as she masterfully creates images with words.”—Associated Press
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All the Beautiful Girls: A Novel by Elizabeth J. Church