Jennifer Lamont Leo

About me

Jennifer Lamont Leo writes inspirational historical fiction set in the early 20th century. While seeking publication for her first novel, set in 1920s Chicago, she is hard at work on her second, set in 1930s Hollywood. Jennifer is represented by Ann Byle at Credo Communications. An Illinois native, she now lives and writes in the mountains of northern Idaho.

From my website

Sparkling Vintage Book Review: The Memory Weaver by Jane Kirkpatrick

Living in the Pacific Northwest, I took a special interest in Jane Kirkpatrick’s new novel, The Memory Weaver, based on the true story of Eliza Spalding, daughter of real-life missionaries Henry and Eliza Spaulding. The elder Spauldings, along with Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, made the arduous journey from New York…

B is for . . . Baseball!

Spokane Indians vs. Vancouver Canadians at Avista Statium, Aug. 29, 2015. (Spokane won.) Note that the sky isn’t overcast–that’s smoke from the forest fires plaguing the northwestern U.S. this summer. Spending a lovely evening with friends at a Spokane Indians baseball game brought to mind that old chestnut, “Take Me…

Down to Business: Working Retail, 1920s Style

1929 Marshall Field ad. (But why is the woman holding what appears to be a baseball bat, when she’s clearly not dressed for baseball?) Marjorie posts her reflection on life as a retail clerk in the 1920s over at Miss Marjorie’s Jazz Age Journal.

 
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