Archives for Historical Fiction

A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

A Fall of Marigolds is a historical fiction novel by Susan Meissner.  The story weaves between Taryn’s life in September 2011 and Clara’s life working as a nurse in the Ellis Island Hospital in 1911. These 2 women’s lives will touch each other without them ever meeting, living years apart. Each woman has loved, lost, suffered tragedy and are hiding in worlds where they each feel safe.  Clara never leaving the hospital and her dormitory on Ellis Island and Taryn, working in a fabric shop, living above it and raising her daughter alone. Clara happens upon a beautiful, colorful scarf
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The Chaperone ~ By Laura Moriarty

Historical fiction is not a genre that I have read very much. However, I am finding it is one of my favorites. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty didn’t disappoint.  I chose this book for book club and was thrilled with the decision.  Honestly, I couldn’t put the book down.
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