Due to a lifelong fascination with Ancient Greek mythology, Jennifer Saint read Classical Studies at King's College, London. She spent the next thirteen years as an English teacher, sharing a love of literature and creative writing with her students.
Genres: Literary Fiction
Jennifer Saint recommends
"The simmering menace and mystery kept me absolutely gripped. It gave me the same feeling as when I read The Secret History and put me in mind of The Furies. I loved the clever interweaving stories of the classical women of ancient myth and history with the tantalising reveal of the horrifying truth behind the impressive facade of the grand boarding school. This was a smouldering slow burn of a novel that I could not put down."
The Wolf Den (2021)
(Wolf Den, book 1)
"Hope and humour runs through this powerful, moving story I loved it! Elodie portrays the brutal indignities and tragedy of these women's lives with so much warmth, sensitivity and respect. I was captivated by Amara her strength, compassion and her determination to thrive in a cruel, unequal world. I can't wait to follow the rest of her story."
A Dark and Secret Place (2021)
"I couldn’t stop reading Dog Rose Dirt once I started. WOW."
The Offset (2021)
"The Offset was a dark and fascinating read a twisted reversal of The Handmaid’s Tale set in a ravaged dystopia, simmering with menace and tension. Bleak, haunting and intriguing."
"Weaves together Ancient Greek myth with suspenseful mystery and beguiling romance...utterly irresistible."
The Unravelling (2021)
"A luminous and beautiful novel that gently lures the reader into a captivating story with a mystery at its heart."
The Gifts (2022)
"Fierce and touching... a beautiful, riveting novel suffused with luminous magic against the grimy backdrop of 19th century London. Wild female power clashes with dark scientific ambition in this compelling story."
The Leviathan (2022)
"A sinister, twisting tale, thoroughly gripping and utterly absorbing."
The Impossible Us (2022)
"An absolutely addictive read, perfect for fans of Katie Khan. I was swept away by Bee and Nick's impossible love story...and I was utterly hooked from the start. A story that is funny, sweet and full of twists that made it genuinely unputdownable."
Peach Blossom Spring (2022)
"Peach Blossom Spring is a sweeping epic that transports the reader from war-torn China, where a mother consoles her son with ancient fables, through to modern-day America, where a little girl searches for her identity and the secrets of her father's history. Melissa Fu effortlessly conjures a world rich in texture, taste and detail in this gentle, heartfelt, and moving story. It's glorious and tender, exquisitely written and beautifully nuanced. I finished it with tears in my eyes and will be recommending it to everyone I know."
Theatre of Marvels (2022)
"Theatre of Marvels is a fascinating, empowering story of a young woman's search for identity and justice in Victorian London, a world which Lianne Dillsworth evokes so richly."
The Dance Tree (2022)
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
"An intriguing, haunting novel pulsing with raw, beautiful emotion. Kiran Millwood-Hargrave effortlessly intertwines the stories of women tenderly and sympathetically, creating a novel in which female courage and resilience shines brightly against a brilliantly evoked backdrop of claustrophobic horror."
Meredith, Alone (2022)
"A gorgeous, charming novel . . . Sweet, moving, funny and hopeful, with a courageous heroine who sweeps you up in her story."
Katherine J Chen
"A glorious, sweeping novel . . . Richly imagined, poignant and inspiring."
(Penelope, book 1)
"Claire North brings a powerful, fresh, and unflinching voice to ancient myth - darkly fascinating, raw and breathtaking."
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