On Tour 3/6/19 – 4/2/19 ”Bittersweet Brooklyn” by Thelma Adams

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Release Date: November 6, 2018

About The Book :
In turn-of-the century New York, a mobster rises—and his favorite sister struggles between loyalty and life itself. How far will she go when he commits murder?

After midnight, Thelma Lorber enters her brother Abie’s hangout under the Williamsburg Bridge, finding Jewish mobster Louis “Pretty” Amberg in a puddle of blood on the kitchen floor. She could flee. Instead, in the dark hours of that October 1935 night before the dawn of Murder, Inc., she remains beside the fierce, funny brother who has nurtured and protected her since childhood. There are many kinds of love a woman can feel for a man, but few compare to that of the baby sister for her older brother. For Thelma, a wild widow tethered to a young son, Abie is the center of her world. But that love is about to undo everything she holds dear…

Flipping the familiar script of The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire, and The Godfather, Bittersweet Brooklyn explores the shattering impact of mob violence on the women expected to mop up the mess. Winding its way over decades, this haunting family saga plunges readers into a dangerous past—revealed through the perspective of a forgotten yet vibrant woman.


About The Author:
Thelma Adams is the author of the best selling historical novel The Last Woman Standing and Playdate, which Oprah magazine described as “a witty debut novel.” In addition to her fiction work, Adams is a prominent American film critic and an outspoken voice in the Hollywood community. She has been the in-house film critic for Us Weekly and The New York Post, and has written essays, celebrity profiles and reviews for Yahoo! Movies,The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Parade, Marie Claire and The Huffington Post. Adams studied history at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was valedictorian, and received her MFA from Columbia University. She lives in upstate New York with her family.

Bloggers on Tour

March 6th– Thoughts On This ‘N That https://writeoncindy.com/

  https://m.facebook.com/groups/250738495020123

March 7th – Lindas Book Obsession https://www.facebook.com/lindasbookobsession/

March 8th – BookWorm Mommy of 3 https://instagram.com/bookwormmommyof3

March 8th- As I Read It https://www.instagram.com/as_i_read_it

March 11th – Amy Lynn Lifestyle https://instagram.com/amylynnlifestyle

March 13th – Karina’s Book Emporium https://www.facebook.com/Karinas-Book-Emporium-1611647995621369/

March 14th – Orange County Reads https://instagram.com/orangecountyreads

March 14th – Nerdy Book Nurse https://instagram.com/nerdybooknurse

March 17th – Sweet Honey And Brei https://instagram.com/sweethoneyandbrei

March 22nd- 832 Book Review https://www.instagram.com/832bookreview

March 25th – Sue’s Booking Agency https://m.facebook.com/groups/1977460229183119

March 27th -Jennifer Tar Heel Reader – http://www.jennifertarheelreader.com/

https://instagram.com/tarheelreader

March 28th – Reading With Nicole https://instagram.com/reading_with_nicole

March 29th – Bookapotamus https://instagram.com/bookapotamus

March 30th– The Urban BookShelf https://instagram.com/theurbanbookshelf

April 1st – Mountain Reader https://instagram.com/mountain_reader_

April 1st– One More Paige https://instagram.com/one_more_paige

April 2nd- Courtney Turns The Page – https://www.instagram.com/courtturnsthepage

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