Elizabeth Ross

About me

Elizabeth Ross studied French and Film at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Her debut YA novel, BELLE EPOQUE will be published in the US by Delacorte/Random House in June 2013. She lives in Los Angeles. When she isn’t writing, she edits feature films.

From my website

BELLE EPOQUE is a Morris Award Finalist!

I woke up this morning to wonderful and unexpected news, BELLE EPOQUE is one of the finalists for the William C. Morris Award. I’m so delighted. I also caught myself feeling happy for my main character, Maude. When you spend so long with a character living in your imagination, there’s a…


Happy to finally share the beautiful book trailer for BELLE EPOQUE. A glimpse into the world of the Durandeau Agency in turn of the century Paris. Enjoy!


Thank you School Library Journal for this lovely review! Inspired by Emile Zola’s short story Les Repoussoirs, this debut novel takes place during the late 1800s. Maude Pichon, a runaway, discovers life in Paris to be crueler and much less romantic than she imagined from her country home in provincial…

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