New York City, 1925. A place abounding with every good and glittering thing, or so Eliza Belcourt believes Leaving behind a broken heart and her parents selfish expectations, Eliza flees to Manhattans sleepless streets hoping to become the next famous jazz singer. But every sparkling dream comes with a price, and the Irish mob is ready to collect. As Eliza grasps for success and love, she finds that her city of bright promise might offer only dazzling lies. Ramble and Roar is an honest, daring adventure that captures the pleasureseeking decade of the 1920s in all its glory and grit. A debut that blasts out of the gate with all the exuberance of the Roaring Twenties, Ramble and Roar is a joyride of a book. Heather Day Gilbert, award-winning, bestselling author of The Vikings of the New World Saga A spirited tale that will capture readers from the first chapter. Ann Byle, book reviewer and author of Christian Publishing 101 Meticulously researched and deftly written, this work of historical fiction brings both the grit and glitter of the Roaring Twenties to life. Todd J. Wiebe, Research Librarian and Associate Professor, Hope College From the first page, I was entranced by the characterization, delighted by the bantering dialogue, and wholly engaged with the plot. Cordero has done her due diligence in making history come alive, peopling her story with characters who feel as familiar as a best friend. The reader cannot help but experience the full tension between innocence and corruption, tradition and change, fatalism and hope that characterized the Roaring 20s. Susie Finkbeiner, CBA bestselling author of The Pearl Spence Series ...
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Ramble and Roar: A 1920s Novel Reviews
This story, was of course, set in the '20s in the city of Manhattan. I am not a fan of reading books or watching movies dealing with the mob and gangsters...just usually bores me and I just shy away from them. But ya'll, I'm so glad that I read this one! I met Catie at the FRS and after hearing about her book, I wanted to read it. I won a copy on a giveaway and dove right in! The characters are fascinating and have so many layers. Catie showed us that every person has to make their own decision ...more