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

    • 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 374
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338

    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

    • Enchantress of Numbers

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 104

    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

    • 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 300
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    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

    • Aloha Quilt

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    In this moving tale, Bonnie’s quilting shop goes out of business just as her divorce approaches....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice history of Hawaiin quilts too

    • By Wendy on 07-19-10

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The Christmas Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    It has been more than 50 years since master quilter Silvia Compson decked the halls of Elm Creek Manor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An original holiday story with meaty content

    • By L. Tidwell on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Wedding Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    Author Jennifer Chiaverini’s beloved, heartwarming series continues with this celebration of family and friendship....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Elm Creek 25 Years Later

    • By Sandy Weaver on 12-11-11

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The New Year's Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    Silvia Bergstrom Compson and Andrew Cooper are now married, but Andrew's daughter Amy has withheld her blessing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great to listen while sewing

    • By Wendy on 02-19-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Lost Quilter

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson treasures an antique quilt called by three names....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected, Much Better

    • By Lucy's Mom on 01-03-10

    Regular price: $25.86

    • Fates and Traitors

    • A Novel of John Wilkes Booth
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    The author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker returns with a riveting work of historical fiction following the notorious John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his perilous confidence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as her others, but glad I listened

    • By AK on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $34.99

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