More drama is in store with “The Excellent Lombards” by Jane Hamilton. A Wisconsin girl reluctantly comes of age this “tender and rueful novel (Kirkus Reviews).” Mary Frances’ idyllic life on her family apple farm begins to fray as they struggle to keep it going. In “Overseas” by Beatriz Williams, an American woman gives British officer a crucial piece of information during the world war. Decade later, a Wall Street analyst falls deeply in love with a mysterious investor. There is obviously a connection, but you are going to have to read it to find out what it is!