The Wicked Redhead



The Wicked Redhead In this follow up to The Wicked City, New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams combines past and present in this delicious Jazz Age adventure featuring a saucy redheaded flapper, the square jawed Prohibition agent who loves her, and a beautiful divorcee trying to remake her life in contemporary New York New York City, 1998 When Ella Gilbert discovers her banker husband is cheating on her, she loses both her marriage and the life she knew In her new apartment in an old Greenwich Village building, she s found unexpected second love with Hector, a musician who lives upstairs And she s discovered something else, just as surprising a connection to the mesmerizing woman scandalously posed in a vintage photograph titled Redhead Beside Herself.Florida, 1924 Geneva Gin Kelly, a smart mouthed flapper from Appalachia, barely survived a run in with her notorious bootlegger stepfather She and Oliver Anson, a Prohibition agent she has inconveniently fallen in love with, take shelter in Cocoa Beach, a rum running haven But the turmoil she tried to leave behind won t be so easily outrun Anson s mother, the formidable Mrs Marshall, descends on Florida with a proposition that propels Gin back to the family s opulent New York home, and into a reluctant alliance Then Anson disappears during an investigation, and Gin must use all her guile and courage to find him.Two very different women, separated by decades Yet as Ella tries to free herself from her ex, she is also hunting down the truth about the captivating, wicked Redhead in her photograph a woman who loved and lived fearlessly And as their link grows, she feels Gin urging her on, daring her to forge her own path, wherever it leads. Best Read [ The Wicked Redhead ] Author [ Beatriz Williams ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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The Wicked Redhead  By Beatriz Williams IBN : 0062660322 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • The Wicked Redhead
  • Beatriz Williams
  • English
  • 10 June 2018
  • 0062660322

14 thoughts on “The Wicked Redhead

  1. Julie says:

    3.5 stars Assigned Good, but not great Be sure to read the first book The Wicked City before starting this one.

  2. Literary Soirée says:

    I love historical fiction and the author is considered masterful at this genre However, I just couldn t get into THE WICKED REDHEAD, the sequel to THE WICKED CITY, which I haven t read Maybe it s because I didn t like main character Gin Kelly, described as a floozy in love with a disgraced Prohibition agent in 1924 The dual timeline narrative in 1998 with Ella Dommerich, who lives in the Greenwich Village apartment once occupied by Gin, also didn t compel me Other reviewers who have read I love historical fiction and the author is considered masterful at this genre However, I just couldn t get into THE WICKED REDHEAD, the sequel to THE WICKED CITY, which I haven t read Maybe it s because I didn t like main character Gin Kelly, described as a floozy in love with a disgraced Prohibition agent in 1924 The dual timeline narrative in 1998 with Ella Dommerich, ...

  3. Literary Soirée says:

    I love historical fiction and the author is considered masterful at this genre However, I just couldn t get into THE WICKED REDHEAD, the sequel to THE WICKED CITY, which I haven t read Maybe it s because I didn t like main character Gin Kelly, described as a floozy in love with a disgraced Prohibition agent in 1924 The dual timeline narrative in 1998 with Ella Dommerich, who lives in the Greenwich Village apartment once occupied by Gin, also didn t compel me Other reviewers who have read I love historical fiction and the author is considered masterful at this genre However, I just couldn t get into THE WICKED REDHEAD, the sequel to THE WICKED CITY, which I haven t read Maybe it s because I didn t like main character Gin Kelly, described as a floozy in love with a disgraced Prohibition agent in 1924 The dual timeline narrative in 1998 with Ella Dommerich, who lives in the Greenwich Village apartment once occupied by Gin, also didn t co...

  4. Christina (Confessions of a Book Addict) says:

    Things pick up where they left off in The Wicked City Oliver and Ginger are hiding out in Cocoa Beach with the Fitzwilliams and the year is 1924 If you read Cocoa Beach, you are familiar with these characters Oliver and Ginger are escaping the horrible fight they had with notorious bootleggers, including her wretched stepfather, Duke Kelly Oliver leaves Ginger behind to go pursue some business and requests that she wait for him in Florida Gin isn t someone who waits around and when Oliver s Things pick up where they left off in The Wicked City Oliver and Ginger are hiding out in Cocoa Beach with the Fitzwilliams and the year is 1924 If you read Cocoa Beach, you are familiar with these characters Oliver and Ginger are escaping the horrible fight they had with notorious bootleggers, including her wretched stepfather, Duke Kelly Oliver leaves Ginger behind to go pursue some business and requests that she wait for him in Florida Gin isn t someone who waits around and when Oliver s mother suggests she returns to New York City with her in order to help Oliver s brother, Billy, who is recovering from the fight The problem is Billy still thinks that Gin is his fianc e, so things are starting to get a little complicated for Gin She feels guilty about Billy s injury as it s her stepfather who is responsible, so Gin returns to New York to help him out Then there s a parallel storyline featuring Ella in 1998 If you remember from The Wicked City, her husband cheated on her and ...

  5. MicheleReader says:

    Beatriz Williams is one of my favorite authors I tell fans of historical fiction that they must read her books Since her first novel, she has woven wonderful tales most including, in a major or minor way, the Schuyler family In The Wicked Redhead we learnabout Ginger Kelly in 1924 as well as Ella Dommerich Gilbert daughter of Pepper Schuyler in 1998, characters we met in Book 1 The Wicked City This book also starts by tying up a loose end from Williams Cocoa Beach It makes good Beatriz Williams is one of my favorite authors I tell fans of historical fiction that they must read her books Since her first novel, she has woven wonderful tales most including, in a major or minor way, the Schuyler family In The Wicked Redhead we learnabout Ginger Kelly in 1924 as well as Ella Dommerich Gilbert daughter of Pepper Schuyler in 1998, characters we met in Book 1 The Wicked City This book also starts by tying up a loose end from Williams Cocoa Beach It makes good sense to read all the author s books in order but at the very least, Book 1 in this series should be read first And luckily online I found a fictional Schuyler family tree, so I didn t have to struggle to remember all the people who made welcomed appearances in The Wicked Redhead So, getting back to this book we re taken on a fun ride with Ginger from Florida to New York and beyond entangled in the dangerous world of Prohibition and the ...

  6. Toni says:

    The Redhead from The Wicked City 1 Wicked Series , Geneva Ginger Kelly, better know as Gin to her closer friends, returns to the pages of The Wicked Redhead in book two of Beatriz Williams Wicked City series Let me be the first to tell ya, these pages are smokin We first encounter Ginger escaping from her stepfather Duke Kelly, back in River Junction, Maryland who it seems she and the Marshall boys, Billy and Anson lotsabout them later , had just killed and put a large dent The Redhead from The Wicked City 1 Wicked Series , Geneva Ginger Kelly, better know as Gin to her closer friends, returns to the pages of The Wicked Redhead in book two of Beatriz Williams Wicked City series Let me be the first to tell ya, these pages are smokin We first encounter Ginger escaping from her stepfather Duke Kelly, back in River Junction, Maryland who it seems she and the Marshall boys, Billy and Anson lotsabout them later , had just killed and put a large dent in his illegal whiskey making business Since it was 1924 and Prohibition ruled, any liquor making, drinking or transporting was all illegal Now of course, that didn t stop any of this from occurring, no it just encouraged the entrepreneurial types to start their own businesses The economy of this illegal trade made many people very rich but never helped to prohibit the drinking of alcohol That s another story well documented in many books.Meanwhile, back in New York city in 1998, our other character, Ella Gilbert is having a hell of a...

  7. Davida Chazan says:

    Gin both a drink and a name Ginger is the Wicked Redhead, and boy do things get red hot in Beatriz Williams second book in this series You can read my review on my blog here

  8. Christine Moore says:

    The Wicked Redhead picks right up where The Wicked City left us I absolutely love Gin Kelly and can not wait forof her story I loved catching up with Ella and Hector and can t wait to see what is next for them I love...

  9. Tiffany Foskey says:

    Loved loved loved this book I love continuing Ginger s story and meeting Ella Really hope there s a 3rd book continuing Ginger and Ella s story Thank you to William Morrow Publishing and Edelweiss for my honest review

  10. BookGypsy says:

    This is the follow up to The Wicked City which was the first book I read by this author that made me such a fan of her books The Wicked City will always be my favorite I absolutely love reading about the jazz era This follow up brings the past to the future I love the characters I love the connection the two women have I was so excited for this new book It didn t disappoint The continuation is amazing I love loved this I hope she continues this story there is still so much of it to run This is the follow up to The Wicked City which was the first book I read by this author that made me such a fan of her books The Wicked City will always be my favorite I absolutely love reading about the jazz era This follow up brings the past to the future I love the characters I love the connection the two women have I was so excited for this new book It didn t disappoint The continuation is amazing I love loved this I hope she continues this story there is still so much of ...

  11. Patty Abarno says:

    I struggled with the beginning of this novel just because I had to reacquaint myself with Gin and Ella s stories Once I was back on track I jumped right in and was so happy to hear the outcome of both Of their journeys Once again Be...

  12. Kimberly Mussell says:

    I am so excited that Gin Kelly is back Thank you to edelweiss plus , Beatriz Williams and Harper Collins When an author can incorporate other novels, it is such a thrill Cocoa Beach and A Certain Age if you are a true fan, you will recognize the names in the Wicked Redhead Let s not forget to mention the law firm When reading this, I wanted to be in a smoky jazz filled room with a gin and tonic Beatriz can really set the scene Any my favorite quote has to be. flame haired mountain I am so excited that Gin Kelly is back Thank you to edelweiss plus , Beatriz Williams and Harper Collins When an author can incorporate other novels, it is such a thrill Cocoa Beach and A Certain Age if you are a true fan, you will recognize the names in the Wicked Redhead Let s not forget to mention the law firm When reading this, I wanted to be in a smoky jazz filled room with a gin and tonic Beatriz can really set th...

  13. Sara Dorn says:

    I love Gin Kelly s story I m not as huge of a fan as Ella but I love any story that connects to Annabelle and Stefan Gin has such a unique voice and I love that Beatriz Williams had the courage to write about the Prohibition Age.

  14. Jessica Jeffers says:

    This book was such a mess I was hoping to get some resolutions to the first book but this was the least satisfying thing I ve read all year.

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