After tragedy sends her reeling, Susan Monkton decides to leave her quiet English life and and study abroad in America, yet Radcliffe College doesn’t provide the respite she’s looking for.
Homesick and lonely, Susan tries to make the best of 1930s Boston. But when she meets the enchanting David Winters, Susan begins to see the upside of her new home.
As Susan rushes headlong into a love affair that defies the conventions of her time, her world is turned upside down.
Set again the backdrop of autumnal Massachusetts, Susan in America is a poignant and sweeping story based on the author’s own experience.