Bessie's father leaves Bessie's mother in North Carolina, taking Bessie with him to Harlem in 1928. She is encircled by writers, artists, and jazz dancers of the era. She must figure out what role her secretive father is playing in the Harlem Renaissance.
Book Review: Mystery of the Dark Tower - "Harlem is beautifully evoked and the characters are well defined and true to life." - Teaching Pre K-8 - - "Will keep readers turning the pages." - Pittsburgh Post Gazette