Emily Carpenter, a former actor, producer, screenwriter, and behind-the-scenes soap opera assistant, was born and raised in Alabama. After graduating from Auburn University, she moved to New York City and now lives in Georgia with her family.
Emily Carpenter recommends
The Saturday Evening Girls Club (2017)
"Follow the four women of Jane Healey's immersive historical drama and you'll come face to face with how different life truly was for women at the turn of the century. As Caprice, Thea, Ada, and Maria fight for the right to live, love, and work according to the changing times, you'll root for them at every turn to find their hearts' desire."
The Truth We Bury (2017)
Barbara Taylor Sissel
"In this engrossing murder mystery, Barbara Taylor Sissel examines questions of parental protection and control, set against the backdrop of a traditional Texas wedding that devolves into a family tragedy of epic proportions. Sissel’s characters are all too real, their harrowing devotion and blind love for their children not far from what every parent feels. As their choices play out, and the consequences and truth unspool, you will be riveted until the very last page."
Wives of War (2017)
Soraya M Lane
"In Soraya M. Lane's captivating historical drama, three heroic nurses brave bullets, blood, and heartache to survive wartime France, all the while struggling to keep hope alive for a peaceful future. Scarlet, Ellie, and Lucy’s journey through the horrors of WWII is, at the same time, moving, harrowing, and ultimately satisfying."
The Depth of Lies (2017)
E C Diskin
"Fans of E.C. Diskin’s thrillers will cheer her foray into domestic suspense with this juicy mystery You won't want to miss this one!"
Half Past (2017)
Victoria Helen Stone
"A gripping, haunting exploration of the lengths to which we’ll go to belong, Half Past will hold you in its thrall until the very last page. Stone’s expert storytelling, vivid characterizations, and tantalizing dropping of clues left me utterly breathless, longing for more - and a newly minted Victoria Helen Stone fan!"
Here We Lie (2018)
Paula Treick DeBoard
"Set against a backdrop of college life, politics, and sexual assault, Paul Treick DeBoard explores the exquisite joy of discovering the perfect friendship-then the acute pain of disentangling when that friendship sours. Here We Lie takes you a remarkable journey of two girls who learn, together and alone, to decide who they will ultimately be-it is at once observant, devastating, and thoroughly satisfying."
When Never Comes (2018)
"Brimming with compassion and a refreshingly grown-up romance, Barbara Davis’s story of a woman who has left herself behind in more ways than one is imbued with grace, patience, and hope. Second chances abound in this uplifting tale about starting over and how letting go of our nevers just might be the only thing that lets us move forward."
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