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Always Emily

Emily and Charlotte Brontë 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.

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What People are Saying

*  “Always Emily is filled with life and death, mystery, and witty humor.”

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL - STARRED REVIEW

*  "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 -- STARRED REVIEW

What's next

Louisa, a mystery featuring Louisa May Alcott, will be published by Chronicle in Spring 2015. This will be the third in the literary mystery series.  Check back here for more details as we get closer.