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Elizabeth Letts

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Elizabeth Letts grew up in California. As a child, she loved books and horses, and dreamed of growing up to write books about horses like her idol Marguerite Henry. In her teens, she was a competitive equestrian three-day eventer. She attended Yale College where she majored in History. She currently lives with her husband and four children in southeastern Pennsylvania where she divides her time between writing, and working as a midwife in a women's health clinic.

Genres: Historical, General Fiction
Picture Books
Elizabeth Letts recommends
Real Life & Liars (2009)
Kristina Riggle
"Funny, sad, and utterly believable. Kristina Riggle is poised to become the Luanne Rice of the Great Lakes."
The Sisters Club (2015)
Lauren Baratz-Logsted
"A warm, wise, and witty tale. You will love it!"
Mistress of the Ritz (2019)
Melanie Benjamin
"No one writes of the complexities of women’s lives and loves like Melanie Benjamin. In Mistress of the Ritz, Benjamin brings wartime Paris brilliantly to life. . . . Intense, illuminating, and ultimately inspiring!"
The Words I Never Wrote (2020)
Jane Thynne
"In sumptuous prose, Jane Thynne limns the lives of two sisters ripped apart by the moral choices they made in a time of war. Dramatic, fast-paced, and emotional, The Words I Never Wrote puts the interior details of women’s lives in stark relief against the dramatic backdrop of Europe in World War II, helping readers understand the difficult choices that women made."

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