My second novel, Bachelor Girl, was inspired by this obscure headline about a surprise bequest.
All the Single Ladies
Before she was called a “spinster,” a single woman living independently was known as a “bachelor girl.”
Historical fiction is enriched by reflecting the true diversity of American history.
Col. Jacob Ruppert
He’s remembered now for signing Babe Ruth, but in his time Ruppert was a larger-than-life New Yorker.
Gay New York
From drag balls in Harlem to pansy clubs in Greenwich Village, the gay world of 1920s New York was vast and varied.
Motion to Purchase Wigs Approve
This obscure note in the archives of the American Jewish Historical Society hinted at a legacy of medical research on children.