To Become A Con Art...
By Sincerely_EAH
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  • Historical Fiction
  • 1920s
  • arrogant
  • con
  • conartist
  • conman
  • flapper
  • historicalfiction
  • newyorkcity
  • romance
  • speakeasy

Description

Con Artist (noun): a person who cheats or tricks others by persuading them to believe something that is not true. The Scene: New York City 1926 The Girl: Claire Manor knows little about the world outside of her tenement slum. However, she's sure of one thing, the dazzling life of a liberated young woman in the 20s. But she can only fantasize about the dresses, booze, and glamour because her duty is to help her widowed mother make ends meet. The Opportunity: One night she goes to a speakeasy and engages in a risky act. Soon after, she is caught by a mysterious man, Leonardo Bendino, who offers her the chance to experience the world of wit and art as her mentor. The Problem: Claire begins to fall for the handsome and arrogant mentor while realizing how dangerous conning can be. There's a reason why con artists are so exclusive and Claire is about to find out what it takes To Become A Con Artist. *I do not own any of the images. Images in this story are copyright to their respectful owners. *COMPLETED

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To Become...
by Sincerely_EAH
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3.0K
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