A Fall of Marigolds
- Publish Date: 2014-02-04
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Susan Meissner
A beautiful scarf connects two women touched by tragedy in this compelling, emotional novel from the author of A Bridge Across the Ocean.Â
September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Then, while caring for a fevered immigrant whose own loss mirrors hers, she becomes intrigued by a name embroidered onto the scarf he carriesâ¦and finds herself caught in a dilemma that compels her to confront the truth about the assumptions sheâs made. Will what she learns devastate her or free her?Â
September 2011. On Manhattanâs Upper West Side, widow Taryn Michaels has convinced herself that she is living fully, working in a charming specialty fabric store and raising her daughter alone. Then a long-lost photograph appears in a national magazine, and she is forced to relive the terrible day her husband died in the collapse of the World Trade Towersâ¦the same day a stranger reached out and saved her. Will a chance reconnection and a century-old scarf open Tarynâs eyes to the larger forces at work in her life?