1952. B-list movie star Louise Wilde's acting career has stalled and her marriage is on shaky ground when she learns she's inherited screenwriter Florence Daniels' entire estate, a woman she has never met. Her confusion grows when she discovers a cache of old photographs of Ms. Daniels with her late mother.
1926. Two friends, Ethel Wild and Florrie Daniels, embark on a cross-country adventure in Florrie's Model T. Florrie is moving to Hollywood while Ethel is trying to catch up with her husband in Nevada before he's able to start divorce proceedings.
Told through diary entries, letters and film scripts, these three women's parallel stories and road trips see them journeying towards answers and destinations they never expected.
Jessica Brockmole wrote her debut novel Letters from Skye while she was living in Edinburgh having visited the Isle of Skye. She enjoys getting lost in secondhand bookstores and can often be found sifting through odd bits of ephemera and calling it `research'. Jessica now lives in Indiana with her husband and two children. jabrockmole.com @jabrockmole