Jennifer Chiaverini
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Jennifer Chiaverini

Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of FATES AND TRAITORS, MRS. LINCOLN'S DRESSMAKER, MRS. LINCOLN'S RIVAL, THE SPYMISTRESS, MRS. GRANT AND MADAME JULE, and other acclaimed historical novels. She also wrote the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as six collections of quilt patterns inspired by her books. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin. About her historical fiction, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes, "In addition to simply being fascinating stories, these novels go a long way in capturing the texture of life for women, rich and poor, black and white, in those perilous years."

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Best Sellers

    • Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,189

    In Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Keckley....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonderful Re-Imagining of Mrs. Keckley's Life

    • By Melissa on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $29.36

    • Enchantress of Numbers

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Numbers can be poetry.

    • By Joyce Heffernan on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341

    In 1844, Missouri belle Julia Dent met dazzling horseman Lieutenant Ulysses S Grant. Four years passed before their parents permitted them to wed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stellar

    • By Connie on 06-10-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Christmas Bells

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    In 1860 the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family celebrated Christmas at Craigie House, their home in Cambridge, Massachusetts....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I had a hard time following the story line

    • By ypsiabby on 05-27-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Sugar Camp Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    As the nation moves toward civil war, one resident of Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania has her life irrevocably changed....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Story with Too Much

    • By Hadley_R on 05-03-05

    Regular price: $22.88

    • The Spymistress

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    Set during the Civil War, The Spymistress introduces little-known Elizabeth Van Lew, a Virginia woman who used a vast spy network to steal Confederate secrets for the Union....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Civil War era book!

    • By Kimberly Chase on 10-24-13

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The Quilter's Homecoming

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    The year is 1924. Elizabeth loves Elm Creek, but she's also dreamed of traveling the world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable and engaging

    • By Anne on 08-05-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Quilter's Legacy

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 5
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264

    In The Quilter’s Legacy, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find several heirloom quilts that have vanished....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Favorite in the Series

    • By Debbie on 11-16-14

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The Quilter's Apprentice

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 1
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 910
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907

    An engaging tale full of warmth and wisdom, The Quilter’s Apprentice is the first novel in best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s Elm Creek Quilts series....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Mixed Bag

    • By Demurr on 09-19-13

    Regular price: $21.52

    • Sonoma Rose

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Here, listeners meet Rosa Diaz Barclay, a woman fighting for her family’s survival in Prohibition-era Southern California.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What happened to the language?

    • By Janine on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $29.36

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