Sarah Shoemaker

Sarah Shoemaker is a former university librarian and the author of four books, Long Chain of Death, The Harbinger Effect, MacKinnon’s Machine, and, most recently, Mr. Rochester, the story of the man who won Jane Eyre’s heart. She lives in northern Michigan and, when she’s not writing, enjoys reading, hiking, bicycling, and cross-country skiing.


7 entries by Sarah Shoemaker

Book Review

The Center of Everything

By Jamie Harrison

A compassionate story of family, community, and memories old and new.

Book Review

Miss Austen

By Gill Hornby

This observant, witty tale stars a lesser-known member of the authorial household.

Book Review

A compassionate story of family, community, and memories old and new.

Book Review

Miss Austen: A Novel

By Gill Hornby

This observant, witty tale stars a lesser-known member of the authorial household.

Book Review

A Light of Her Own

By Carrie Callaghan

Vivid detail and a compelling narrative combine in this rich tale of a 17th-century Dutch painter.

Book Review

The Last Romantics: A Novel

By Tara Conklin

Four children learn to care for each other — and grow up — after a shocking death transforms their family.

Book Review

A Light of Her Own: A Novel

By Carrie Callaghan

Vivid detail and a compelling narrative combine in this rich tale of a 17th-century Dutch painter.