Nicolson’s book about her female ancestors brings to mind George Orwell’s words: “England is the most class-ridden country under the sun ... a land of snobbery and privilege.” Two of the author’s female ancestors featured here achieved something: Pepita, the author’s great, great grandmother, a Spanish dancer, and Vita Sackville-West, the author’s grandmother, the writer and horticulturalist of Sissinghurst fame.
East by Edith Pattou. Another version of the Norse Fairy-tale "East of the Sun, West of the Moon." I've read the "Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow" by Jessica Day George. I loved that version, and am almost finished with this one. I love these stories and would recommend them to everyone.
...those were real past lives, and their killer may be lurking again, nearby...two newly rediscovered lovers struggle to free themselves from broken marriages, others plan to fulfill a 300 year-old legacy of death. http://www.orangeberrybooktours.com/2013/07/ob-fun-in-the-sun-george-bernstein/