From the New York Times
bestselling writer of Orphan #8
comes a clean and intimate novel concerning the harmful energy of secrets and techniques and the redemptive energy of love—inspired through the genuine tale of Jacob Ruppert, the millionaire proprietor of the recent York Yankees, and his mysterious bequest in 1939 to an unknown actress, Helen Winthrope Weyant.
When the landlord of the recent York Yankees baseball workforce, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a tender actress, less than his wing, she thinks it’s as a result of his guilt over her father’s unintentional death—and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert’s good-looking own secretary. Helen and Albert boost a deepening bond the nearer they turn into to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who calls for their loyalty in go back for his lavish generosity.
New York within the Jazz Age is stuffed with chances, in particular for the younger and unmarried. but whilst Helen embraces being a “bachelor girl”—a operating girl dwelling on her personal terms—she reveals herself falling in love with Albert, even after he confesses his darkest mystery. whilst Ruppert dies, rumors swirl approximately his connection to Helen after the beautiful revelation that he has left her the majority of his fortune, consisting of Yankee Stadium. however it is barely whilst Ruppert’s personal secrets and techniques are eventually printed that Helen and Albert might be pressured to confront the reality approximately their courting to him—and to one another.
Inspired by means of genuine occasions that gripped ny urban in its heyday, Bachelor Girl is a hidden historical past gem approximately relations, id, and love in all its shapes and colors.