Rags to Riches

By Nancy Carson

From the industrial Black Country to the dazzling clubs of New York City, what fate awaits her?

1936, young cellist Maxine Kite is thankful for the chance given to her by Birmingham’s esteemed orchestra. Plucked from obscurity she is destined for stardom. Music has always been her passion but her dreams are too big for a girl from a simple family.

Leaving the safety of home behind, Maxime travels to New York City where the jazz clubs beckon, along with the sultry world of wayward musician Brent Shackleton.

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