Emilie Loring’s Washington, D.C. novels are on my mind this week, as I visit the nation’s capital. One year after its first publication, It’s a Great World! was syndicated in U.S. newspapers, complete with illustrations. They’re not how I imagine Jeff and Eve to look, but it’s fun to have pictures! (If you haven’t read this … More It’s a Great World–Illustrated!
Tea is essential in Emilie Loring’s world, and her ladies often had tea “at the Mayflower.” … More Guest Post: Tea at the Mayflower
Emilie Loring’s famous friend makes a cameo appearance. … More “A Clever Bachelor Girl”
“By the time this humble war is over the dependent woman will be as extinct as the prairie hen.” Keepers of the Faith As Keepers of the Faith begins, Nancy Barton is fed up with her half-sister’s interference and moves to Washington, D.C. to work as an interpreter at the newly-completed Pentagon. It’s the fall of 1943, the height of … More Keepers of the Faith in World War II
“The first week in December… It was also the week in which she had returned to the United States after eight years in Europe… What lay ahead? Whatever it was she could take it, she was tingling to meet it.” Across the Years The inspiration for Emilie Loring’s Across the Years was a … More Emilie Loring Visits the Nation’s Capital