Atherton, Gertrude: What Dreams May Come. V1. 15 Jun 2011
Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (October 30, 1857 – June 14, 1948) was an American writer. Atherton, was an American Feminist and writer of social and historical fiction, much of it set in California. Although her reputation is founded primarily on her California fiction and essays, as well as her biography of Alexander Hamilton, Atherton also produced a number of Gothic stories, some of them, such as The Bell in the Fog, were considered significant achievements in the Gothic/supernaturalist tradition.
Gertrude Atherton tells the story of perilous romance whose effects are felt beyond their time — and across generations.