Book Spotlight: Chicago May

Is it a woman? Yes, it is! A woman with a crown.

Harry Duffin ~ Chicago May


Fleeing an abusive father in Ireland, peasant-girl, May Sharpe chases her dream of a new glamorous life. Arriving penniless in 1919’s America, beautiful May is charmed by successful con-man, Eddie. With her new lover’s guidance, teenage May becomes the city’s ‘Queen of Crooks’.

Having fallen in love with May, a tenacious local cop, Joe, is determined to save her from herself. In the midst of her glitzy life, he urges May to make a decision; a decision which would threaten, not only her new-found fame and fortune, but, her young life…

Inspired by a true story. 

Author Bio

Harry Duffin is an award winning British screenwriter, who won the Writers’ Guild Award for Best TV serial for Coronation Street.

He was Head of Development at Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment Group, producing seven major television series, including ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ starring Richard ‘John Boy’ Thomas, and ‘Twist in the Tale’, featuring William Shatner. He is co-creator of the UK Channel Five teen-cult drama series ‘The Tribe’, which ran for five series. Chicago May is the first book of a two-part series.

Review to come…

Book provided by Love Book Tours. All opinions my own.

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