Always Emily

Always Emily

By Michaela MacColl

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452111742, 282pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014

Description
Emily and Charlotte Bronte are about as opposite as two sisters can be. Charlotte is practical and cautious; Emily is headstrong and imaginative. But they do have one thing in common: a love of writing. This shared passion will lead them to be two of the first published female novelists and authors of several enduring works of classic literature. But they're not there yet. First, they have to figure out if there is a connection between a string of local burglaries, rumors that a neighbor's death may not have been accidental, and the appearance on the moors of a mysterious and handsome stranger. The girls have a lot of knots to untangle before someone else gets killed.


About the Author
Michaela MacColl studied multidisciplinary history at Vassar College and Yale University, which turns out to be the perfect degree for writing historical fiction. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Connecticut.


Praise For Always Emily

"As exhilarating as a stroll across the wind-swept moor..."-- Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times Bestselling Author and Recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"There's lots to like here: mystery, adventure, and a snippet of romance."--Booklist

"The prolonged climax is satisfyingly action-filled and breathtakingly resolved."--Publishers Weekly

"Inspired by the real-life Brontë sisters, MacColl has crafted a fictional tale of suspense and romance that is guaranteed to bring new readership to MacColl, as well as to the classic tales by both Brontë sisters. "--VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates

"Filled with life, death, mystery and witty humor."-School Library Journal, starred review

"Equal parts gothic melodrama and Nancy Drew derring-do."--Kirkus Reviews

"Characters so remarkably that they simply spring to life on the pages."--Reading Today