Today Sharon Page talks to R@R’s Julia Tagan about her novel AN AMERICAN DUCHESS, which publishes today. The story opens in 1922, and New York heiress Zoe Gifford longs for the freedoms promised by the Jazz Age. Headstrong and brazen, but bound by her father’s will to marry before she can access his fortune, Zoe arranges for a brief marriage to Sebastian Hazelton, whose aristocratic British family sorely needs a benefactor. Once in England, her foolproof plan to wed, inherit and divorce proves more complicated than Zoe had anticipated.
RR: Tell us a little about your inspiration for the character of Zoe; she’s a catalyst for change in so many ways.
My first idea was to write a romance with a brash American heiress shaking up a staid British duke, but the 1920s is… Continue