The Gaynor Women Author:Virginia Coffman Maggilee--Beauty, magnetism, willfulness. She had them all, this red-haired temptress from the wrong side of the tracks. She had married into one of Virginia's fine old families and lived to regret it . . . — Varina--The grandmother. A great Southern lady in a proud tradition. A woman with a dread secret -- and a violent hatred for the woman who ... more »had taken her son . . .
Ellen--The granddaughter. A beauty in her own cool blond way. Always struggling to free herself from the shadow of her dazzling mother who snatched from her the one man she had come to love . . .
Set against the backdrop of Virginia in the 1880s, this novel is a richly woven tapestry of three generations of dynamic women tempestuously competing for family power, social success, and -- most cherished and fiercely fought over -- love.« less