GEORGIA: "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell. Mitchell's 1936 classic love story, set in the South during the Civil War and its aftermath, introduced the world to Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler. O'Hara, the young spoiled daughter of a plantation owner, and her rogue star-crossed lover are torn apart and reunited through the tragedies and comedies of the human existence.
Paullina Simons is a magnificant writer! The Bronze Horseman leaves you so intrigued and devastated that you will rush out to by The Bridge to Holy Cross and The Summer Garden, a continuation of the story.