Masie, the flaxen-haired daughter of notorious bootlegger Dutch Schultz, returns home from boarding school to find her family in crisis. Her mother is dangerously unstable, her father’s empire is on the brink of ruin, and the boy she once loved has become a ruthless killer for hire. To keep her family’s dangerous secrets, Masie is forced into a lie that will change the course of her future—and leave her trapped in a gilded cage of her own making.
GILDED CAGE is the first installment of the CANARY CLUB STORY Collection. Set during the flamboyant anything-goes era of 1920’s America, these short stories are filled with intriguing characters and rich imagery from the time period—with romance, flappers, jazz music, gangsters, and lavish wealth.