In 1920's Harlem a poor preacher's daughter from rural Florida arrived, determined to invent a whole new life. And when Geneva met Lester Noble, her ambition was about to be accomplished: marriage into the Harlem aristocracy, and an unstoppable future. But the hidden past returned to haunt her in the person of her penniless cousin Virginia. Now, trapped between her tattered roots and her glittering dreams, Geneva must decide whether to keep her true identity under wraps or proclaim her proud self to the world and risk it ...

Harlem 1998, Berkley Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780425163436

Berkley edition

Mass-market paperback

Harlem 1997, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385485081