The Magnificent Westleigh Estate

November 6, 2020 An excerpt from my forthcoming book, Foster Place. Part One The magnificent estate once known as “Westleigh’ sold today. Important people seated around a long table in a title office scratched dates, initials, and bold signatures across crisp, white pages. Solid lines were highlighted by adhesive arrows in bright colors lest a …

A Tycoon And A Dazzling Future King

A Tycoon And A Future King

October 12, 1924 An excerpt from my forthcoming book, Foster Place. Part Ten(Part One may be found here.) Once upon a time, there was a tycoon and a dazzling future king. Back then, invitations were embossed on heavy cardstock. Thank you notes were thoughtful, written on personal stationery, and crafted with a treasured fountain pen; a gift, …