Praise for Christmas Bells
"Brings history to life." - Parade
"Chiaverini stitches together a series of lightly interlocking contemporary vignettes in an intriguing way and manages to tuck away all the ragged edges in the emotionally satisfying conclusion...A gentle exploration of tragedy, hope, the power of Christmas, and the possibility of miracles." - Kirkus
"Chiaverini...hits all the right emotional notes in this heartwarming story."
"Chiaverini writes a heartfelt story of Christmases past and present."
"Both the historical and contemporary stories are moving, with vivid and sympathetic characters, and they mesh together smoothly and naturally."
-Historical Novel Society
Praise for Jennifer Chiaverini
"History-and its colorful characters-come alive." - USA Today on Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
"Jennifer Chiaverini imagines the First Lady's most private affairs through the eyes of an unlikely confidante." - Harper's Bazaar on Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
"[A] must read book . . . Chiaverini has a knack for finding fascinating, if unheralded, women in history-she favors the Civil War era-and shining a light on them with readable historical novels." - New York Post on The Spymistress
"The book will appeal to anyone who loves a novel filled with the appearance of numerous fictional accounts of and appearances by the figures who shaped America's history during the period of the Civil War." -Bookreporter.com on Mrs. Lincoln's Rival
"[Chiaverini's] depiction of the essential decency of some of our nation's early leaders is a high point."- Booklist on Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule
"In addition to simply being fascinating stories, [Jennifer Chiaverini's] novels go a long way in capturing the texture of life for women, rich and poor, black and white, in those perilous years." - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Mrs. Lincoln's Rival
"Jennifer Chiaverini's latest bestseller will thrill Civil War buffs and anyone who loves reading about American history and the contributions of women to the momentous events that formed this country." - Bookreporter.com on The Spymistressshow more