Just released! Lace Curtain by Jeanne Charters!
In a time of great gains and upheavals, Nellie faces women's rights, racism — black, white, Irish, Italian — and the struggle of being who she is meant to be regardless of gender, religion, or status. In her world there were three choices: Silk Stocking, the top-o-the-rung, Shanty Irish, the bottom-o-the-
Meet Nellie Kelly, Lace Curtain Irish.
This is the second of the Daughters of Ireland Trilogy.
After years of working in radio sales and raising four daughters, Jeanne Charters (https://loiaconoliteraryagency.com/
The writing bug had bitten a long time ago, but its effects stayed hidden until it was time.
"People sometimes wonder where a character comes from. 'When did you think up Mary Boland anyway?' I don't know about all authors, but for me, Mary Boland was a magical name I heard through my childhood from my mother and aunts. She was my great-great-
"Tell my story," she whispered.
"In her first iteration, she was the start of a novel called Daughters of Ireland. Mary was the first in three generations of women. Writing class instructors and published authors alike told me, 'Each of these women deserves her own book.' They were right. So, I started over and told Mary's story in Shanty Gold. Next came Nellie Kelly's story, Mary Boland's daughter, in Lace Curtain. Silk Stockings will be the final in the trilogy."
Charters is also the author of a humorous memoir, Funny isnt' it? Her novel, Yellow, will be published by Rogue Phoenix Press in August 2019.
Published by Rogue Phoenix Press (https://roguephoenixpress.com/
Represented by Loiacono Literary Agency (https://loiaconoliteraryagency.com/
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