140 x 210 x 28mm
It's 1871, and Emmeline is poised to take Chicago's high society by storm. With her faithful best friend and lady's maid, Fiona, by her side, all of Emmeline's dreams are about to come true. And Fiona is delighted by her best friend's rise to prominence-even if it means living in the shadow of Chicago's elite.But on the night of Emmeline's engagement party to the most eligible man in the city, Emmeline is suddenly struck with the memory of a life long ago, a childhood spent in the swamplands of Chicago, and Anders, the boy who she left behind there. Anders, who is now a hot-shot boxer in the bad part of town . . . Anders, who Fiona loves as well. When Emmeline risks everything to see him for a final fling, Fiona can't help but feel like she's losing the last thing that was truly hers-her heart.It's only a matter of time before everything goes up in flames: their friendship, their love, and even the city of Chicago itself.