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América en los años veinte era un país lleno de vida; con la salvaje diversión del Jazz los bares clandestinos y un nuevo tipo de mujer las flappersVera Abramowitz está decidida a dejar su delicada infancia atrás y vivir una vida más emocionante una ue su madre jamás habría soñado Meneando su peinado mostrando sus rodillas la belleza de labios pintados deslumbra bailando charlestón en clubs nocturnos y ganándose el apodo de «Cara de muñeca»Como la mejor f. I LOATHE love triangles I LOOOVE period pieces I LOATHE dependent female leadsI LOOOVE mobster moviesSo it all kind of evened out in the end for meVera was someone I strongly disliked when she was dependent on others It wasn t until she was on her own that I started to like her I really liked the sisterly bond with the other women that still carried the realistic vision that sometimes we just can t stand each other but that s not going to stop us from protecting our circleI loved the gritty parts and all the historical minute details thrown in I can tell a significant amount of research was used And I love that someone like Capone was included so discreetly He seems to be a major character without being a major character without completely destroying any sort of historical correctness If that makes senseMakes me want to read roaring twenties novels and watch some gangster movies I received this copy through Goodreads First Reads Brenda has a dragon in her blood of evened Divan Of Rudaki out in the end for meVera was someone I strongly disliked when she was dependent Choice Stories for Children on Öbür Divan others It wasn t until she was Summary of Homo Deus on her Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes own that I started to like her I really liked the sisterly bond with the The Teams Milking Cow other women that still carried the realistic vision that sometimes we just can t stand each Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) our circleI loved the gritty parts and all the historical minute details thrown in I can tell a significant amount Zenith of research was used And I love that someone like Capone was included so discreetly He seems to be a major character without being a major character without completely destroying any sort A Pale Light in the Black of historical correctness If that makes senseMakes me want to read roaring twenties novels and watch some gangster movies I received this copy through Goodreads First Reads

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A ue está viviendo es solo una ilusión ue descansa sobre el lecho de roca de crimen y violencia ue el país nunca antes había visto Cuando los buenos tiempos llegan a su fin Vera esta en medio de todo desde contrabando hasta asesinato Mientras los hombres de ambos bandos van cayendo a su alrededor Vera deberá juntar las piezas de su destrozada vida mientras Chicago se precipita hacia uno de los días más horribles de la historia la Masacre del Día de San Valentín. It s the Roaring 20 sProhibition speakeasies gangsters the rich and the poor DOLLFACE portrays the life of those living in Chicago during this time No one was exempt from what was going onVera Abramowitz worked in the typing pool of an insurance firm and also as a telephone operator to make ends meet and she still made next to nothing She didn t want to do this for her entire life and then met Shep Green a gangster She also met Tony Liolli who also was a gangster She began dating both men even though she knew she was playing with fire by dating both of them at the same timeDespite the danger she was putting herself in she couldn t help herself Tony was fun Shep had power and she didn t want to turn out like her motherpoor and still working in the slaughterhouse Then something happened and she found out who the real man was and who the real slacker wasDOLLFACE is written in an easy style that grabs you as you want to learn about this time period The characters are definitely authentic and the activity at that time appears to be right onYou will love following Vera from rags to riches and then through a rough time but Vera was tough You will be shocked at what she does as a woman in the 1920 s as well as bite your fingernails as you see what risky things she gets herself into Vera carries this fabulous story along even though it is difficult to like her or to agree with what she doesI really enjoyed DOLLFACE The reality of events was terrific The author captured the perfect picture of this time period and did excellent researchYou will want to read this book if you are a fan of historical fiction and specifically the 1920 s It was a great read 55This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by the publisher in return for an honest review Divan Of Rudaki of those living in Chicago during this time No Choice Stories for Children one was exempt from what was going Öbür Divan onVera Abramowitz worked in the typing pool Summary of Homo Deus of an insurance firm and also as a telephone Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes operator to make ends meet and she still made next to nothing She didn t want to do this for her entire life and then met Shep Green a gangster She also met Tony Liolli who also was a gangster She began dating both men even though she knew she was playing with fire by dating both The Teams Milking Cow of them at the same timeDespite the danger she was putting herself in she couldn t help herself Tony was fun Shep had power and she didn t want to turn Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) out who the real man was and who the real slacker wasDOLLFACE is written in an easy style that grabs you as you want to learn about this time period The characters are definitely authentic and the activity at that time appears to be right Zenith onYou will love following Vera from rags to riches and then through a rough time but Vera was tough You will be shocked at what she does as a woman in the 1920 s as well as bite your fingernails as you see what risky things she gets herself into Vera carries this fabulous story along even though it is difficult to like her A Pale Light in the Black or to agree with what she doesI really enjoyed DOLLFACE The reality Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of this time period and did excellent researchYou will want to read this book if you are a fan Spieserye of historical fiction and specifically the 1920 s It was a great read 55This book was given to me free Feral of charge and without compensation by the publisher in return for an honest review

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Lapper Vera capta la atención de dos importantes rollers un atractivo propietario de un club y un sexy apostador En sus brazos entra en un mundo lleno de bourbon de contrabando excepcional jazz y dinero a espuertas Ella cree ue su mayor problema es elegir uno de ellos antes de ue se descubra la verdad Sus dos amantes en realidad son dos gánsters de bandas rivales en la infame Guerra de la Cerveza de Chicago una batalla ue Al Capone se niega a perder La apasionante vid. Dollface was the name freuently given to girlfriends of mobsters during the Flapper years of the Roaring Twenties To be so labeled was an honor indicating the woman was highly protected and fawned on but at a very great cost Vera Abramowitz appears initially as a girl who thought she was escaping a world of drudgery by fleeing to Chicago Her father had been killed by the Black Hand Gang and she wanted nothing of that life or of the meat packing plant her mother was now running an amazing feat in itself in this era when women were only just starting to work in offices and factories but certainly not in management Vera doesn t uite see it that way and is barely making her meager bills with her typist s salary But two men are about to change Vera s entire world and introduce her to the world of flashy living guns mobster hits illegal booze running and toughness than any sane woman would ever wantTony an Al Capone hood first dazzles Vera with his fancy lifestyle to which he introduces her Their world is filled with unbelievable passion but without commitment and the latter is the only part that leaves Vera feeling somewhat unsure of the future Still she hangs on as her life has become somewhat easier since Tony treats her well with occasional gifts and even money All of this changes when she meets a man named Shep Green who owns a nightclub and is deeply involved with Capone s rival gang the North Side Gang Tony knows Vera is attracted to Shep but Shep knows nothing of his serious rival It is Shep to whom Vera pivots because he actually shows that he really cares about her a novelty for this love starved gal who is so dazzled with the luxurious lifestyle around her new friends uestions arise though that are extremely disuieting at times but which Vera shoves away in denial literally uestions of life and deathHints are dropped by Shep s friends that seem to indicate shady business deals and rivalries that wind up in hits These increase in freuency throughout the novel as vengeance and fury rule the day with the grief of losing each member Vera is lost in her new home and eventually a gorgeous baby girl after a very uick wedding to Shep but her denial phase is about to end with a bang when murders occur and Shep seems slated to go to jail Her fortunes it seems are as fickle as fate since they rely on something that is totally falling apart at the seamsThere is enough partying gaiety intimate sharings with guys and gals dancing drinking shopping for the latest flapper styles and hairdos tension unexplained dangers and so much that keep the reader riveted to every page and flipping them rapidly to find out It s an attractive and glamorous lifestyle these characters lived a post WWI revel that couldn t possibly last but which was relished by participants and observers readers as well while it reigned supreme in the streets of major cities around America in the 1920 s The end is stunning and can be visualized as a fierce and heart rending mobster movie scene Renee Rosen has captured not only the essence of it all but the fierce passion in which mobsters and their gals moved with elegance and gusto This is a terrific read about a volatile and exciting time and is highly recommended to all Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of mobsters during the Flapper years Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of the Roaring Twenties To be so labeled was an honor indicating the woman was highly protected and fawned The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series on but at a very great cost Vera Abramowitz appears initially as a girl who thought she was escaping a world Book of Isms of drudgery by fleeing to Chicago Her father had been killed by the Black Hand Gang and she wanted nothing バガボンド 1 of that life Расул Гамзатов Стихи or Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble of the meat packing plant her mother was now running an amazing feat in itself in this era when women were Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers only just starting to work in Uncle Tom's Cabin; 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  • Dollface
  • Renee Rosen
  • Spanish
  • 10 September 2019
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About the Author: Renee Rosen

Renee is the bestselling author of historical fiction including PARK AVENUE SUMMER WHAT THE LADY WANTS WINDY CITY BLUES WHITE COLLAR GIRL and DOLLFACE as well as the YA novel EVERY CROOKED POT THE SOCIAL GRACES a novel of Alva Vanderbilt and Mrs Astor vying for control of New York society during the Gilded Age will be published in April 2021 from Penguin Random House Berkley Most peop



10 thoughts on “Dollface

  1. says:

    I LOATHE love triangles I LOOOVE period pieces I LOATHE dependent female leadsI LOOOVE mobster moviesSo it all kind of evened out in the end for meVera was someone I strongly disliked when she was dependent on others It wasn't until she was on her own that I started to like her I really liked the sisterly bond with the other women t

  2. says:

    Determined to get out of the stress and poverty she saw her parents face growing up Vera Abramowitz gets caught up in a whirlwind of

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    Setting 1920s ChicagoSteam Factor Mild3 12 StarsAt 18 spunky Vera Abramowitz leaves her comfortable home and sets out on her own By day she is a typist but when the sun sets she drinks and dances the night away and lives life to the fullestVera is unaware that there is a war brewing between Al Capone's South Side gang and Dion O'Banion's Nort

  4. says:

    So delightfully trashy D I'm not really sure how this made it into major name trade paperback; it's adult yes but only slightly so

  5. says:

    I'm so torn on the number of stars to give this book I went back and forth in my mind between 4 and 5 stars but I'm going to go with a 4I really surprised myself with how much I enjoyed this book I know that sounds funny because shouldn't we always choose books we think we're going to love? I do really try to do just that but for whatever reason I passed over reading this book several times because the cover ma

  6. says:

    “Dollface” was the name freuently given to girlfriends of mobsters during the “Flapper” years of the Roaring Twenties To be so labeled was an honor indicating the woman was highly protected and fawned on but at a very great cost Vera Abramowitz appears initially as a girl who thought she was escaping a world of dr

  7. says:

    I wanted to like this book than I did I like historical fiction and the 1920s is one of my favorite periods of history filled as it is with the fascinating psychological fallout of a world reeling from the shock of a global bloodbath and the exponential growth and change that accompanied widespread industriali

  8. says:

    It's the Roaring 20'sProhibition speakeasies gangsters the rich and the poor DOLLFACE portrays the life of thos

  9. says:

    I'm a sucker for the Roaring Twenties so I had to try this but got a couple of chapters in and realized it wasn't meeting my minimum s

  10. says:

    I loved this book I really love the 1920's so maybe that's why It had strong female leads which I liked This book also has romance and a little

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