Golden Age: A novel (Last Hundred Years Trilogy) by Jane Smiley. This last book in the trilogy is well-worth the wait, The Langdon Family arrives in the present and into the future with page-turning results.
A woman "examiner" and a man, her "claimant," move into a small house where the examiner teaches the claimant the most simple functions and monitors his progress, until an encounter at a party raises doubts about everything he has learned.
20 Captivating Historical Fiction Books Set in France
Traveling to France during World War I to bring home her brother, who ran away to enlist, Iris, a young Australian nurse, decides to stay in Paris to help establish a field hospital staffed entirely by women.
The Devil’s Rooming House is the first book about the life, times, and crimes of America’s most prolific female serial killer. In telling this fascinating story, M. William Phelps also paints a vivid portrait of early-twentieth-century New England