Cotton Club Princess

African American Historical Fiction novel set during the “Era of Great American Madness!” Cotton Club Princess is a coming of age tale that uses the suspense and romance of the Harlem Renaissance, The Great Migration, and the Jazz Age to bring to life the 1920’s-1930’s in the world’s most famous speakeasy. Mob Bosses, such as Madame Stephanie St.Clair, Bumpy Johnson, and Dutch Schultz battle for Harlem policy banks while the talented elite, such as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Bill Bojangles Robinson, entertain the masses. The Night Club Era and prohibition, come to life as seen through the eyes of a country girl, turned worldly, wise woman in the old glamorous Harlem, of Lenox Avenue, 125th Street, Striver’s Row, and Sugar Hill. Comparable titles are Rules of Civility: A Novel by Amor Towles, The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty, and On Account of Conspicuous Women by Dawn Shamp, and The Striver’s Row Spy by Jason Overstreet