City of Ash

City of Ash Chicago Socialite Geneva Langley Is A Woman Used To Pushing Boundaries When She Inadvertently Pushes Too Far, She Finds Herself Banished, Along With Her Husband, To Seattle, Washington Territory In 1888, Seattle Is A City On The Cusp Of Greatness, But There Ginny Feels Stifled And Alone, Suffocated By Her Husband S Forgiveness, Always Cognizant Of Her Need To Atone.Beatrice Wilkes Is An Actress Who Has Lived By Her Wits Since She First Set Out On Her Own At The Age Of Fifteen She Has Learned Not To Trust, That In The Theater Friends Rarely Stay Friends For Long She Longs For A Career As A Leading Lady On The Stage, Although That Dream Seems To Grow Less Possible With Every Passing Hour When She Meets Geneva Langley, Bea Pegs Her Correctly As The Kind Of Woman Who Has Had Everything Handed To Her, Who Understands Nothing Of Real Life.Fate And The Great Seattle Fire Of 1889 Will Bind These Two Different Women Together In A Dark And Perilous Alliance Neither Suspects That Their Relationship Will Challenge Everything They Know About Themselves, Or That It Will Set Them On A Path That Must Lead To Either Redemption Or Damnation. The heroine, 29, is in a dysfunctional marriage She comes from wealth and her husband, Nathan, married her for it He comes up with a plan to get his hands on evenof it I think her father, not knowing of Nathan s plan, helps him.Geneva learns of the plan and devises a plan of her own She asks Nathan s mistress, Beatrice, to help her and help her she does Plans change when she can t get access to money The new plan is silly and really farfetched, totally unbelievable and I was real dis The heroine, 29, is in a dysfunctional marriage She comes from wealth and her husband, Nathan, married her for it He comes up with a plan to get his hands on evenof it I think her father, not knowing of Nathan s plan, helps him.Geneva learns of the plan and devises a plan of her own She asks Nathan s mistress, Beatrice, to help her and help her she does Plans change when she can t get access to money The new plan is silly and really farfetched, totally unbelievable and I was
My Kirkus Review The fates of an ambitious young actress and an exiled society lady intertwine in 1889 Seattle when the Great Fire nearly burns the fledgling city to the ground.Geneva Langley, daughter of a wealthy railroad tycoon, has it all, inviting the greatest artists of the day to her Chicago salons All, that is, but a happy marriage She poses nude for a sculptor, calculating that the ensuing scandal will force her husband Nathan to divorce her Instead, she s sent to Seattle, where her My Kirkus Review The fates of an ambitious young actress and an exiled society lady intertwine in 1889 Seattle when the Great Fire nearly burns the fledgling city to the ground.Geneva Langley, daughter of a wealthy railroad tycoon, has it all, inviting the greatest artists of the day to her Chicago salons All, that is, but a happy marriage She poses nude for a sculptor, calculating that the ensuing scandal will force her husband Nathan to divorce her Instead, she s sent to Seattle, where her husband smells political opportunity in the soon to be state Seattle s cultural life pales beside Chicago s, but it does host theatres where Geneva, shunned by society, seeks solace and meets talented young playwright Sebastian DeWitt Mrs Lan
What a stunning, beautiful story whose characters came ALIVE like no other author s The plot was heartbreaking, clever, intricate and almost flawless The characters were so modern and contrasted sharply with the old fashioned setting of 1889 Seattle, WA Their dialogue was pithy and carefully crafted every single word had a meaning and provided context to their actions Reading City of Ash was like watching a film in my mind Very quickly the core plot unfolded and all I could do was read wat What a stunning, beautiful story whose characters came ALIVE like no other author s The plot was heartbreaking, clever, i
Megan Chance is quickly becoming my favorite author Partially because my other favorite author contenders are writing too slowly or not at all, but mostly because she s so damn good Her books have it all beautiful prose, vivid and interesting characters, and gripping, often on the edge of your seat plots She s an excellent writer and storyteller Anyone who s read a lot of books in their life should know how rare that is This book is no exception I absolutely loved it I had some minor q Megan Chance is quickly becoming my favorite author Partially because my other f
This would be a really great book except for language The author did her research on the time period and locale but the language is bad I emailed and asked her why she used that in her book She said the characters in that time period would have talked that way I think sh
I couldn t finish this book, and maybe I will come back to it at a later time, but it had a strong start after gettingthan halfway through, I felt like it took a nose dive Maybe I ll come back to it later I really enjoy Megan Chance s historical fiction, and this book was no exception The interaction between the main female characters was great they were forced together, but absolutely determined not to like each other The relationship that they created was fascinating and felt very real. I picked this book up on a whim from the library and I m so glad LOVED it Great characters and writing The end was particularly good A GREAT book club pick Completely hypnotic It s what Chance does best even when it tugs at hard to swallow themes and plots and makes you want to dislike the story, but you get swept up into the world Nathan was a true villain, and I loved Bea the most It s funny how the most real characters Chance creates are the ones who professionally play other characters The author is a brilliant writer, and her writing alone is 5 stars It s the storylines that make it 4 stars for me though Like a Facebook relationship stat Completely hypnotic It s what Chance does best even when it tugs at hard to swallow themes and plots and makes you want to dislike the story, but you get swept up into the world Nathan was a true villain, and I loved Bea the most It s funny how the
Another wonderful passionate suspenseful read from chance.

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  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • City of Ash
  • Megan Chance
  • English
  • 26 June 2017
  • 0307461033