Here’s a new historical series with something for everyone: romance, mystery and family issues. Bergren brings the Grand Tour season of the wealthy of the early 1900s to life, and her characters jump off the pages. This series is sure to land on readers’ keeper shelves.
Cora Diehl Kensington is very close to being able to teach, but her father is ill and she knows that finishing school is out of the question. When a Mr. Kensington shows up at the Montana farm and tells her she is his biological daughter and he wants her to go on the Grand Tour with her half-siblings, she wants to refuse. But he can get medical care for Mr. Diehl, the only father she has known, and she realizes she has no choice but to agree. (DAVID C. COOK, Jun., 440 pp., $14.99)