Volume 2 of The Victoria Woodhull Saga brings Victorian America and the struggle of women to life. The facts amaze, audacity engages, lascivious adventures entertain, and the abuses of power render all of it Scandalous! Set in and around New York City in the early 19th Century, Victoria Woodhull and sister, Tennessee Celeste Claflin take the city by storm as they challenge morality, fashion, economics, social justice, and equal pay for equal work. Leveraging their wealth as the sisters become famous on the lecture circuit, they fight for women´s rights, suffrage and enter into the political arena as Victoria is nominated by the American Equal Rights Party to run for President of the United States and Tennessee runs for Congress. In this rags to riches saga, the reader experiences Historical Fiction at its best. Filled with facts, articles, and actual speeches by some of the most prominent figures of Victorian America, like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Reverend Henry Ward Beecher ´´the Most Famous Man in America,´´ Cornelius Vanderbilt ´´the Richest Man in America,´´ J. P. Morgan, Frederick Douglass, Karl Marx, among others, the course of events lead to the ´´Trial of the Century,´´ and retribution. Scandalous engages the reader as the strong female leading characters change the course of history in America-at enormous personal and financial expense. Scandalous is Volume 2 of The Victoria Woodhull Saga. Volume 1, Outrageous: Rise to Riches earned ten awards and high acclaim, and the Saga has been optioned for a long-running TV series.
When the singing is over and the talking starts, that´s when the true, unvarnished wisdom of rock `n´ roll comes out. Built on first-hand experience, the gorgeous, illustrated Little Book of Rock `n´ Roll Wisdom offers the wise words of stars past and present on a variety of topics like love, breakups, rebellion, success, feeling good, being down-and-out, and even death to offer the big-picture view of rock `n´ roll. Rock stars can be outrageous, funny, in your face, and sometimes even oddly humanitarian. This collection includes wisdom from such icons as Elvis, Bowie, Jimi, Dylan, Bruce, Mick, Keith, Prince, Lennon, Ozzy, Clapton, Bono, Janis, and more.