The Girl on the Velvet Swing

The Girl on the Velvet Swing

A thrilling story of true crime-and a love triangle turned deadly-from New York Times bestseller and award-winning historian Simon Baatz.

In 1901, Evelyn Nesbit, the pin-up girl and New York society darling, dined with Stanford White in his 24th St. apartment. The two drank champagne, and Evelyn was dazzled by a tour of his sumptuously decadent rooms, a tour which ended on a velvet couch in his floor-to-ceiling paneled "mirror room." Evelyn was given more champagne,… (more)