Elisabeth Lenckos

Bronte’s Mistress: A Novel

By Finola Austin - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

Critics have long argued that the iconic novels of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë are best understood against the descent into alcoholism and ...Read Review

Exile Music

By Jennifer Steil - Published 2020


When Germany annexes Austria in 1938, a young girl’s perfect childhood—filled with love, art, and storytelling—comes to an end. Since Orly’...Read Review

You Shall Not Kill

By Julia Navarro - Published 2019



Madrid, 1942. After Franco seizes power, childhood friends Fernando, Eulogio, and Catalina inherit a Spain marked by hate, cruelty, and greed. Whether Republican or ...Read Review

The Jane Austen Society

By Natalie Jenner - Published 2020


Chawton, Hampshire, England. As World War II wreaks havoc upon their lives, a group of villagers fights to preserve their beloved local author’...Read Review

The Lost Future of Pepperharrow

By Natasha Pulley - Published 2020


Historical Fantasy

When Thaniel Steepleton, a Japanese translator, is summoned to the British Legation in Tokyo to investigate a series of hauntings, his credulity is ...Read Review

Recipe for a Perfect Wife

By Karma Brown - Published 2019


After a disaster at work, publicist Alice Hale leaves Manhattan to start over as a writer in the New York suburbs. But while ...Read Review

The Illness Lesson

By Clare Beams - Published 2020



Fiercely intelligent, passionately feeling, and extremely well educated, Caroline Hood of Ashwell, Massachusetts seems a fortunate young lady. Her father, a 19th-century utopian ...Read Review

The Ghost Tree

By Barbara Erskine - Published 2019



When Ruth Dunbar inherits her father’s Edinburgh house, she discovers the journals of an eighteenth-century ancestor, Thomas, among her deceased mother’s ...Read Review

Hannah’s War

By Jan Eliasberg - Published 2020



1938. Can the woman scientist, whose research laid the groundwork for the invention of the atom bomb, save the world from destruction? In the ...Read Review

Paris, 7 A.M.

By Liza Wieland - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

Fiction steps in where a diary feared to tread. 1937, a year famously absent from the journals of Elizabeth Bishop—celebrated American poet and ...Read Review

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