Beautiful Dayscontinues right where Bright Young Things left off. Cordelia Gray and Letty Larkspur have shed their former images of small town girls and embraced the city life of the roaring twenties. After reuniting with her long-lost father, Darius Gray, Cordelia discovers his wealth is the result of criminal behavior. Also profiting from those bootleg bucks is Cordelia’s half-brother Charlie. Welcomed by Astrid, Charlie’s fiancée, Cordelia and Letty become accustomed to this lavish lifestyle
Tragically, Cordelia’s father is shot. Killed by Thom Hale, son of Gray’s rival and object of Cordelia’s affection. Charlie, Cordelia’s erstwhile brother is now in charge of the family business. Flapper Astrid has settled into the estate in Long Island but may be having second thoughts about the future. Letty Larkspur is pursuing a career on Broadway with renewed fervor. Misadventure continues to plague our trio of beauties as the decade comes to a close.
The saga continues with The Lucky Ones, the third book in the Bright Young Things series by Anna Godbersen.