A fictional tale that follows the lives and loves of a group of ordinary women, living or working, around the Soho area of London, in 1969. Set from the 'summer of 69', amid the hustle and bustle of busy London, we follow the highs and lows, ups and downs of these characters. It is the story of how each deals with events leading up towards 1970 and the coming new decade. Gracie & D, are twin sisters born in Dublin, Ireland. Causing mischief and mayhem in their stride. Veronica, lives in a large house with her husband and adoring housekeeper, living a life of lavish extravagance. George, had a harsh upbringing. Leaving her home in rural Cornwall and moving to London, she lives her life as a hard working man. Until she meets the ravishing fiery redhead, Maggie. Cassidy, came to England many years ago from the States. In the midst of London, she manages the local 'Women's' club, for salt of the earth 'Fani', who lost her true love during the blitz. Jo, is an androgynous photographer, who lives life to the fullest extent, wine, women and song! But, yearns for more. Mary, a twiggy lookalike, is a sweet and talented clothes designer, whose life is about to change dramatically. Smoky, is a stripper working at clubs and bars in and around Soho. Soon discovering that maybe it's women she prefers in her bed...
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 127 x 203.2 x 26.42mm | 530.7g
- 15 Jan 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Frankie Lambeth
Frankie Lambeth, was born in South East London in the late 1950's and loved the London bustle and lifestyle. She now lives in Cornwall, where life is a lot slower and more creative. After studying for an MA in Fine Art, she realised she also enjoyed writing. Friends with Sue for many years, they decided to write a novel together. Sue Still was born in Whitstable, Kent, but now lives in the New Forest, with her partner and their 2 dogs. Loving books she spent her adult life reading or writing. Working voluntarily for a local Lesbian Newsletter for 13 years as well as running her own business, selling Women's books. Sue decided it was time to write some fiction for a change. Together with Frankie they decided to write their first women's novel.