The Secret Life of Violet Grant

The Secret Life of Violet Grant is two stories in one.  Story number one follows Vivian Schuyler, a 1960’s socialite who bucks the system in pursuit of journalism career. Early on in her story, she mistakenly receives the suitcase of Violet Grant, her long-lost aunt.  Thus begins the second story the parallel second story. 

A Bridge Across the Ocean

The beginning of this book was chillingly scary.  I’m not a scary story person, so it may not affect you in the same way.  But I read on well past my bedtime in hopes that I would not have nightmares.  It was a delicious beginning, and I was surprised that I liked it as much as I did.