Jennifer Chiaverini

Resistance Women: A Novel

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2019

Genres:

Beginning in 1929, Resistance Women follows the life of Mildred Fish Harnack, an American literary scholar married to the brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, ...Read Review

The Enchantress of Numbers

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The only legitimate daughter of George Gordon, Lord Byron, is the focus of Chiaverini’s newest novel. Born in 1815 of a disastrous marriage ...Read Review

Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

We’ve all heard of John Wilkes Booth, the actor who assassinated President Lincoln, but who knows much about Booth beyond that? In ...Read Review

Christmas Bells

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2015

Genres:

In 1863, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, still reeling from a personal tragedy and living amid the national tragedy of the Civil War, wrote the poem “...Read Review

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

When Ulysses S. Grant courted Miss Julia Dent from a Missouri slave-owning family, he was fresh from West Point and soon to be ...Read Review

Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2014

Genres:

Ambitious, well-educated, and beautiful, Kate Chase was called the “Belle of Washington” during the Civil War years. She sought to be the ultimate ...Read Review

The Spymistress

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionThriller

Spinster Elizabeth “Lizzie” Van Lew is horrified when her beloved state of Virginia votes to secede from the United States in 1861. A woman ...Read Review

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Keckley rose out of slavery to become the dressmaker for both Mrs. Jefferson Davis and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln. Her life gets ...Read Review

Sonoma Rose

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

Sonoma Rose is nineteenth in Chiaverini’s Elm Creek Quilts series but can be read and enjoyed (as I did) as a stand-alone. ...Read Review

The Union Quilters

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

The Union Quilters, set in Water’s Ford, Pennsylvania in 1862 and continuing through the Civil War, is the latest in bestselling author Chiaverini’...Read Review