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Ann Weisgarber


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Ann Weisgarberwas born and raised in Ohio. She has been a social worker and a teacher. She now lives in Sugar Land, Texas, with her husband.
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2009) : The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
Walter Scott Prize Best Historical Novel nominee (2014) : The Promise


Ann Weisgarber recommends
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Beyond the Horizon (2015)
Ryan Ireland
"A courageous & essential writer."
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The Faithful (2017)
Juliet West
"A vivid and unforgettable story of love . . . Absorbing, fast-paced, and poignant, the portrait of ordinary people caught up in movements bigger than themselves makes this a must-read for today’s readers."
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The Darkest Time of Night (2018)
Jeremy Finley
"From the first page, I was hooked on Jeremy Finley’s action-packed thriller. Tension crackles, mysteries abound, and conspiracies escalate in this crisply-written and imaginative novel. As the indomitable heroines (think Thelma and Louise) race against time and UFOs to find a missing child, Finley’s unerring sense of pacing and suspense will make you read far into the darkest time of night."
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The Widows (2019)
Jess Montgomery
"With compassion and skill, Jess Montgomery deftly smashes stereotypes and puts a human face on the cost of coal mining in 1924 Appalachian Ohio. Rich with historical details, yet fast paced, The Widows revolves around a murder investigation. But it was the vivid voices of Lily Ross and Marvena Whitcomb that completely captivated my heart and kept me reading long into the night."

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