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

    • Resistance Women

    • A Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
    • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    An enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American - Mildred Fish Harnack - and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a Book!

    • By Rebecca Crockett on 06-11-19

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,347

    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 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    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 423
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    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

    • Master Quilter

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 6
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    Master quilter Sylvia Compson, the sage voice guiding the Elm Creek Quilters, is getting married. The occasion should be festive, but things turn sour....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the series, but this has too many repeats

    • By Mary C on 11-16-14

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The Spymistress

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    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 Timp598 on 10-24-13

    Regular price: $25.86

    • 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 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Take Two

    • By Nana Quilter on 06-09-06

    Regular price: $22.88

    • Round Robin

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370

    Deciding to surprise master quilter Sylvia Compson, the quilters pass a work-in-progress from one to another....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Climb Under The Quilt

    • By Rebecarol on 06-13-08

    Regular price: $31.60

    • The Cross-Country Quilters

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311

    In this entry from the popular series, five women meet at quilt camp and embark upon a project together....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Jennifer

    • By Wendy on 05-13-09

    Regular price: $36.37

    • Runaway Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318

    In this intriguing novel, master quilter Sylvia Compson comes across an heirloom quilt that muddles her heritage....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HIstorically Enjoyable

    • By Glenna on 01-08-09

    Regular price: $31.60

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