The Web of Days – Edna Lee

The Web of Days ALB

A gothic historical novel about a Yankee governess who goes to work on a decaying plantation during the early Reconstruction period. 1947. Continue reading

The River Witch – Marjorie McIntyre

The River Witch ALB

A novel about a head-strong young woman and her life and trials on the Missouri River in the mid-19th century. 1955. Continue reading

Invitation to Folly – Susan Ertz

Invitation to Folly ALB

A novel about a middle-age couple who, in the midst of their own marital problems, take in a widowed relative and her son, both of whom pose a danger to the already fragile household. 1953. Continue reading

The Blue Sapphire – D. E. Stevenson

A novel about a young woman who is all set to marry the man her family wishes her to marry, when a chance encounter helps nudge her toward a more independently-minded lifestyle. 1963. Continue reading