Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill by Ralph G. Martin

This dense biography tells the story of Jennette Jerome – “the American beauty who became the toast – and the scandal- of two continents, ruled an age and raised a son – Winston Churchill – who shaped history”.  Jennie Jerome was born to a wealthy Brooklyn family in 1854.  Her mother moved the family to … More Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill by Ralph G. Martin

Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Alice Whitely is sent to assist reclusive author MM Banning (Mimi) while she produces her second novel. She finds the eccentric writer has an equally precocious nine-year-old son who becomes her full time job as driver, cook and nanny.  Frank is obsessed with movie trivia and dresses like a 1930’s film star; however, the custom … More Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson