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Interview : Ashley E Sweeney author of Eliza Waite

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I am very excited to have had the chance to interview the author of Eliza Waite, a book that I had previously reviewed and enjoyed.  Click here to read my review of Eliza Waite.

 
Me: Hi Ms. Sweeney, thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to interview you about the release of your new novel Eliza Waite. When I read your bio on your website, ashleyesweeney.com, I was not surprised that you had a journalism background because of how descriptive you wrote Eliza’s journey. That must have taken an incredible amount of research. How long did it take you to prepare yourself to write about Eliza and her life in three such disparate settings? Continue reading “Interview : Ashley E Sweeney author of Eliza Waite”

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This Chick Read: Eliza Waite by Ashley E. Sweeney

This is a fascinating story of a young woman who survives tragedy and reinvents herself at the turn of the 20th century.  The setting changes from the Missouri social scene, to living a tough life on one of the San Juan Islands, to Skagway Alaska during the Goldrush of 1898.  Eliza Waite, as did many women of her time, had very little control Continue reading “This Chick Read: Eliza Waite by Ashley E. Sweeney”