Rags to Riches

Whisked from the industrial Black Country to the dazzling clubs of New York City…1936 will be Maxine Kite’s year!

Plucked from obscurity, young cellist Maxine Kite is thankful for the chance given to her by Birmingham’s esteemed orchestra, but a part of her is still unfulfilled. Music has always been her passion but she has dreams far too big for a girl from a simple family.

When the jazz clubs of New York beckon, along with the sultry world of wayward musician Brent Shackleton, Maxine leaves safety and propriety behind.

But a girl’s good name can be all she has in the world… and once lost, is almost impossible, to reclaim…