"Fascinating." ~New York Times Review of Books
“You may not have heard of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s…wife Sophia Peabody, but this reimagining of her life will have you transfixed.” ~People Magazine
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USA Best Books Award Finalist!
"The writing throughout the collection is consistently solid; each story engages readers immediately and leaves them feeling as if they’ve known the characters for years." ~Historical Novels Review
Erika joins an ensemble of New York Times bestselling authors, agents, editors, and publishing professionals in a must-read essay collection for writers at all stages of the journey!