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In late-nineteenth-century Chicago, visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field made his fortune wooing women customers with his famous motto Give the lady what she wants. His legendary charm also won the heart of socialite Delia Spencer and led to an infamous love affair.  The night of the Great Fire, as seventeen-year-old Delia watches the flames rise and consume what was the pioneer town of Chicago, she cant imagine how much her life, her city, and her whole world are about to change. Nor can she guess that the agent of that change will not simply be the fire, but more so the man she meets that night.Leading the way in rebuilding after the fire, Marshall Field reopens his well-known dry goods store and transforms it into something the world has never seen before a glamorous palace of a department store.

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Renée Rosen

Renée Rosen is the bestselling author of WHITE COLLAR GIRL, WHAT THE LADY WANTS and DOLLFACE. She is also the author of EVERY CROOKED POT, a YA novel published in 2007. Her newest novel, WINDY CITY BLUES is about the Chicago Blues and Chess Records featuring such legendary artists as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and Etta James. Coming February 28, 2017 also from Penguin Random House/Berkley.

Renée lives in Chicago where she is at work on a new novel set in New York City in the 60s.
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