When the 19-year-old beauty agrees to marry the son of a duke she has known only three days, she's instantly swept up in a whirlwind of British politics and the breathless social climbing of the Marlborough House Set, the reckless men who surround Bertie, prince of Wales. Raised to think for herself and careless of English society rules, the new Lady Randolph Churchill quickly becomes a London sensation: adored by some, despised by others.
Artistically gifted and politically shrewd, she shapes her husband's rise in Parliament and her young son's difficult passage through boyhood. But as the family's influence soars, scandals explode and tragedy befalls the Churchills. Jennie is inescapably drawn to the brilliant and seductive Count Charles Kinsky - diplomat, skilled horse racer, deeply passionate lover. Their affair only intensifies as Randolph Churchill's sanity frays, and Jennie - a woman whose every move on the public stage is judged - must walk a tightrope between duty and desire. Forced to decide where her heart truly belongs, Jennie risks everything - even her son - and disrupts lives, including her own, on both sides of the Atlantic.
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If you are interested in joining the Algoma Book Worms Book Club you are more than welcome to. Please contact Katie at the Library by calling 920-487-2295 or emailing us
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
A free program for 0 to 5-year-olds. It encourages parents and caregivers to read 1000 books with children before he or she enters kindergarten.
Books & Brews
2nd Thursday at 5:30 pm
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STEM & LEGO Challenge
Join us every 2nd Thursday of the Month from 3-4 pm. Each month our theme changes.
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Digital Escape Rooms
(NEW) Lost in the Library
Track Down that Turkey!
No Jaws About It
A Magical, Mythical Mystery (TEEN/ADULT)
Tail Wagger's R Us
Halloween's Been Hijacked!
A Poetic Promenade