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Jennifer Chiaverini

USA flag (b.1969)

Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Mrs. Lincoln's Rival, The Spymistress, Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, and other acclaimed historical novels. She also wrote the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as six collections of quilt patterns inspired by her books. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin.

Genres: General Fiction, Historical
Jennifer Chiaverini recommends
Broken English (2000)
(Ohio Amish Mystery, book 2)
P L Gaus
"Crime stories seamlessly interwoven with Old Order Amish culture."
Ladies with Options (2001)
(Larksdale Ladies, book 1)
Cynthia Hartwick
"A delightful, heartwarming story of women who learn to make their own dreams come true... a joy from the first page to the last."
Drenched in Light (2006)
(Tending Roses, book 4)
Lisa Wingate
"Heartfelt and moving, enriched by characters drawn with compassion and warmth."
Girl Waits With Gun (2015)
(Kopp Sisters, book 1)
Amy Stewart
"Amy Stewart s debut novel 'Girl Waits With Gun' is an irresistible and thoroughly enjoyable book, a suspenseful historical mystery spiced with marvelouscharacters, wit, and humor. Is it too soon to beg for a sequel?"
The Fifth Avenue Artists Society (2016)
Joy Callaway
"In her promising debut novel, Joy Callaway spins an engrossing Gilded Age tale of a determined young woman s pursuit of her art despite dreams thwarted, love betrayed, and shocking family secrets revealed."
The Atomic City Girls (2018)
Janet Beard
"Suspenseful and intriguing...explores an aspect of the Manhattan Project long shrouded in secrecy, bringing to light an important chapter of World War II history."
My Dear Hamilton (2018)
Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
"My Dear Hamilton is a fascinating work of historical fiction, beautifully crafted and richly detailed. If you think you already know Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, her role in the founding of our country, her marriage, and her heartbreak, you’ll marvel at the woman you meet in this compelling novel."
A Ritchie Boy (2020)
Linda Kass
"Linda Kass's eagerly anticipated second novel, A Ritchie Boy, is an engrossing, deeply moving story of the immigrant journey, a profound and timely reminder of how refugees have woven their strengths, talents, successes, and sacrifices into the fabric of America."
When the Summer Was Ours (2021)
Roxanne Veletzos
"When the Summer Was Ours is a breathtaking romance that unfolds in a richly drawn landscape of war and loss—a gripping, unforgettable story of enduring love and the fragile yet indomitable hope that sustains the human heart through tragedy to redemption."
The Tobacco Wives (2022)
Adele Myers
"Adele Myers brings mid-century North Carolina vividly to life in her impressive, beautifully detailed debut novel, The Tobacco Wives, a suspenseful coming-of-age story of a brave young woman's search for dangerous truths obscured by corporate deceit and betrayal."
The War Librarian (2022)
Addison Armstrong
"The War Librarian is a compelling and inspiring tribute to the courageous, groundbreaking women who risked their lives to pursue their heart's desire even when--especially when--their ambitions led them into places where women were at best unexpected, and at worst, fiercely opposed."
Mother Daughter Traitor Spy (2022)
Susan Elia MacNeal
"A timely, fascinating story about a little-known chapter in American history, one that resonates especially strongly today."
The Invincible Miss Cust (2022)
Penny Haw
"The Invincible Miss Cust is an absolute delight, an exceptional, immersive work of historical fiction set amid the beautifully detailed landscapes of Ireland and England."

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