The Oregon Trail is no easy place for the three Flanagan sisters in 1847. As the eldest sister, Grace, widow of the late Right Reverend T.S. Martindale, keeps her small family together despite difficult circumstances and locales. Others are surprised when Grace doesn't seem to be mourning her husband at all.
Daughter of Union County is one of those books that I was beyond excited to read. The title, book cover, and the blurb really caught my attention.
On the day of August 24th in the year of 1750, Maria Letizia Ramolino was born to Nobile Giovanni Geronimo Ramolino and Angela Maria Pietrasanta in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Two Empresses centers around two young women who are cousins, Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie and Aimée du Buc de Rivéry, growing up in Martinique.
The story opens up in 1873 where George is an old woman. Knowing that her death is not entirely too far off, she reminisces about her earlier life.
Edith Wharton's last literary work was left incomplete when she passed away in 1936. In the 1990s, author Marion Mainwaring undertook the daunting task of completely Wharton's final work, "The Buccaneers."
Camille Iverness lives with her father in a curiosity shop on Blinkett Street in London. The daily minutia of Camille’s life revolves around the operation of this shop while her father happens to vanish for days at a time, meeting with buyers.