In Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini imagines the profound and complex relationship between beloved First Lady Julia Grant and the courageous, resourceful woman who was her slave.
In 1844, the shy Missouri belle Julia Dent met Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant, a brilliant horseman and reluctant soldier. The two fell deeply in love, but four years passed before Julia’s father permitted them to wed. The groom’s abolitionist family refused… read more »
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Jennifer Chiaverini, author of the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series, follows her holiday-themed New York Times bestsellers, The Christmas Quilt and The New Year’s Quilt, with a flavorful offering for the season. For the Elm Creek Quilters, friends and business partners who run a quilting retreat in Pennsylvania, sharing…