Meredith Jaeger

"Readers will be captivated by Jaeger's voice, that of a good old-fashioned storyteller.”-RT Book Reviews

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Meredith Jaeger is the author of BOARDWALK SUMMER (coming June 19th 2018) and THE DRESSMAKER'S DOWRY, which has been labeled, "a satisfying exploration of the timeless nature of love and resilience" (Booklist, starred review). It has been translated into German and Polish. Meredith is currently working on her next novel. She lives outside San Francisco with her husband, their toddler and bulldog.

Critical Praise

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    “In this deliciously satisfying tale of love and resilience, Meredith Jaeger sweeps us into nineteenth century San Francisco, painting harrowing images of poverty alongside excesses of wealth, weaving a multi-generational novel impossible to put down.”

    - Lori Nelson Spielman, New York Times bestselling author of The Life List and Sweet Forgiveness

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    “Meredith Jaeger deftly intertwines two tales of love and loyalty and the vast lengths to which some will go to protect those they hold dear. A compelling debut novel that sent me racing to its final, revealing pages.”

    - Kristina McMorris, New York Times bestselling author of The Edge of Lost

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    “Jaeger’s debut sends readers quickly and completely into San Francisco’s history. Hanna, Margaret, and Sarah are the perfect storytellers, young women determined to find their place in the world. This gripping read is a satisfying exploration of the timeless nature of love and resilience.”

    - Booklist (starred review)

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    “Jaeger weaves her mystery over two timelines, luring the reader into a riveting tale of intrigue and suspense. Blending the past and present together through strong descriptions and colorful, exciting characters, Jaeger creates an engrossing novel. Readers will be captivated by her voice, that of a good old-fashioned storyteller.”

    - RT Book Reviews

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