Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Ellen Marie Wiseman

A first-generation German American, Ellen Marie Wiseman discovered her love of reading and writing while attending first grade in one of the last one-room schoolhouses in NYS. She is a bestselling author whose novels have been translated into eighteen languages. Her debut novel, THE PLUM TREE, is loosely based on her mother's stories about growing up in Germany during the chaos of WWII. Bookbub named THE PLUM TREE One of Thirteen Books To Read if You Loved ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE. Ellen's second novel, WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND, was named a Huffington Post Best Books of Summer 2015. Her third novel, COAL RIVER, was called "one of the most "unputdownable" books of 2015" by The Historical Novel Review. Her fourth novel, THE LIFE SHE WAS GIVEN, was named A GREAT GROUP READS Selection of the Women's National Book Association and National Reading Group Month and a Goodreads Best Book of the Month. Ellen lives on the shores of Lake Ontario with her husband and two spoiled Shih-tzus, Izzy and Bella. When she's not busy writing, she loves spending time with her children and grandchildren. Find Ellen on Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/EllenMarieWisemanAuthor

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Best Sellers

    • What She Left Behind

    • By: Ellen Marie Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,830
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,539
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,536

    If Clara was never really mentally ill, could something else explain her own mother's violent act? Piecing together Clara's fate compels Izzy to re-examine her own choices....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ugh.

    • By Rebecca C. Schwarz on 04-11-15

    Regular price: $30.09

    • The Life She Was Given

    • By: Ellen Marie Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Lori Gardner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 473

    On a summer evening, Lilly Blackwood glimpses circus lights from her attic bedroom. On this unforgettable night, Lilly is taken outside for the first time - and sold to the circus sideshow....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't waste your time

    • By SailboatAshley on 08-22-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Plum Tree

    • By: Ellen Marie Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Lambert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 283

    "Bloom where you're planted," is the advice Christine Bolz receives from her beloved Oma. But 17-year-old domestic Christine knows there is a whole world waiting beyond her small German village....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good story, terrible narration!

    • By Tyler on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Coal River

    • By: Ellen Marie Wiseman
    • Narrated by: C. S. E. Cooney
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    As a child, Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River, Pennsylvania, vowing never to return....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great history

    • By YInman on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Die dunklen Mauern von Willard State

    • By: Ellen Marie Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Katrin Zimmermann
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Zehn Jahre ist es her, dass eine schicksalhafte Nacht für Izzy Stone alles veränderte: Ihre Mutter erschoss ihren Vater während er schlief...

    Regular price: $20.30

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