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The risk to save her finance is enormous when he disappears on their wedding day. Disquised as a jazz singer on the docks of 1929 Detroit, Ruth Squire steps on the stage knowing she may never return.
1929 Detroit can be a dangerous place...Seventeen year old Ruth Squire's finance, the love of her life, diappears on their wedding day, and it's up to her to find him.
A blue feather is the only clue she has, which leads her down on the docks to a seedy nightclub.
The risk to save Peter Kirby is enormous. Can she rescue him, or will she only put him into deeper danger?
Disguised as a jazz singer, Ruth steps on the stage, knowing her life is on the line...knowing she may escape.
In the far corner of a seedy speakeasy known as The Blue Feather, seventeen year old Ruth Squire tried to avoid the interested eye of a repugnant patron. The impatient bartender waved his hand toward the stage - it was her turn to sing, but the metallic taste of fear drenched her tongue and slithered downward until her stomach burned. She took a step back.
A female voice whispered from behind, "Remember why we are doing this, Ruthie. You can't abandon him now."
Slowly, courage overtook the fear. One step - another, until she stood center stage. The piano began the prelude, and she closed her eyes. A few tremulous notes exhaled through ruby lips, but strengthened as memories of the murderous carnage at home unfolded and steeled her will. The choice to save him was hers. Instead of a pack of crude, bawdy men in a smoke filled room, she envisioned Peter, the man she came to rescue. Her eyes opened and she remembered...