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Magnolia City

Duncan W. Alderson

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Description:

Houston in the 1920s is a city of established cotton kings and newly rich oil barons, where the elite live in beaux art mansions behind the gates of Courtlandt Place. Kirby Augustus Allen, grandson of the Allen brothers who founded Houston as a real estate deal, is grooming his daughter Hetty to marry Lamar Rusk, scion of the Splendora oil fortune. Instead, at the No-Tsu-Oh Carnival of 1928, beautiful, rebellious Hetty encounters a mysterious man from Montana dressed in the gear of a wildcatter-an outsider named Garret MacBride. Hetty is torn between Lamar's lavish courtship and her instinctive connection to Garret. As Lamar's wife, she would be guaranteed acceptance to the highest ranks of Houston society. Yet Garret, poor but powerfully ambitious, offers the adventure she craves, with rendezvous in illicit jazz clubs and reckless nights of passion. The men's intense rivalry extends to business, as rumors of a vast, untapped ocean of oil in East Texas spark a frenzy that can make fortunes-or shatter lives and dreams beyond repair.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dan John Miller

Length:

15h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

33:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

30:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

50:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

49:13


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

37:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

42:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

50:37


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

58:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

58:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

45:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

37:38


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

38:18


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

44:30


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

34:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

37:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

43:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

50:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

28:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

40:06


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

35:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

32:40