These Golden Pleasures Author:Valerie Sherwood She was beautiful-and notorious. But beneath the silks and the diamonds within the supple body so many men had embraced, was the heart of a girl who yearned still for love. At fifteen she had learned her beauty was both a charm and a curse. It had sent her fleeing from Kansas, had been her downfall in Baltimore and Georgia, yet had kept her aliv... more »e in the Klondike and the South Seas.
Now on this fateful night in 1906, here in San Francisco's most glittering atmosphere, will she at last be able to reveal her secret longing? Will she be able to call love by name-and claim it?« less