Lace Curtain Book Reviews
What Readers are Saying About Lace Curtain
“After reading Shanty Gold, I was happy to see the 2nd book of the Trilogy.
The characters are warm blooded and strong women to boot. A fine adventure story.” – Robin Mays Mallernee
“A wonderful follow up to Shanty Gold that picks up where we left off and introduces us to Nellie, a young American of Irish immigrants living in Boston during the late 1800s. Having read it on International Women’s Day, I see Nellie as the embodiment of a girl and young woman forging her own path under the love of her parents and close friends. From catholic school to the circus and Ireland you’ll root for Nellie and be as sad as I am that the book ended!” – A. Bellcourt
“Parents always want better for their children. It was no different for Mary Boland whose daughter, Nellie Kelly, was born in Boston, far from Ireland and the woes of the famine in book one, Shanty Gold. Charters’ description of the times and people bring the story to life. YA and adults will embrace the parallels of the late 1800s and today. Love, life, and death are common threads woven throughout. Outstanding story!” — CJ Loiacono
“Jeanne Charters is a great writer. Her books immediately engage you. The characters are very interesting and dynamic. The author clearly does a lot of research on her subject. Thoroughly enjoyable read. Highly recommended!.” — Cori C