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

The World According to Grace Livingston Hill

So, from what I can tell, cool, hip, and sophisticated fiction readers detest Grace Livingston Hill. Her writing is “cheesy,” they say. “Saccharine.” “Formulaic.” “Goody Two-Shoes.” Well, for once I’m really, really glad that few people can ever accuse me of being cool, hip, or sophisticated. Because I’ve only recently…

Public outrage: It’s getting outrageous.

This post from Brooke McAlary at Slow Your Home resonated with me this morning. I’m not sure exactly when the societal shift took place, but nowadays it no longer seems possible to discuss opposing ideas without red-faced rage, acrimony, and ad hominem attacks. Ashamedly capable of a good rant myself,…

A is for Antiques Stores

Antiques* stores hurt my heart–in a good way. As much as I love browsing their musty, dusty interiors in search of treasures large and small, I almost invariably come across something that makes my chest squeeze tight, which sounds painful and sort of is, but not really. I catch my…

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