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Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

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Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard is an author of historical fiction. Her latest book, TEMPTATION RAG: A NOVEL, received a 5-star rating from Readers' Favorite Book Reviews. The world of ragtime is the backdrop for a remarkable story about the price of freedom, the longing for immortality, and the human need to find forgiveness. From vaudeville's greatest stars to the geniuses of early African American musical theater, an unforgettable cast of real-life characters populates this richly fictionalized historical saga.

Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard's 2017 release, THE BEAUTY DOCTOR was a finalist for the 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award and 2017 Arizona Literary Awards. In 1907, a young woman’s quest to become a physician entangles her in a web of
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Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard I am sorry that I didn't put more energy toward my fiction writing until somewhat later in life (although I began my first novel, a mystery, when I…moreI am sorry that I didn't put more energy toward my fiction writing until somewhat later in life (although I began my first novel, a mystery, when I was in the fifth grade). I don't regret, however, that I enjoyed a wonderful career as a professional musician for nearly a decade. After that, I wrote professionally but not fiction. I am grateful now to have the luxury of devoting full time to my novels. It might have happened sooner if I had been more focused, so that would be my advice to an aspiring writer. Get to work, keep the vision strong, and go for it---now! (less)
Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard I would travel to the Ragtime-Era New York City, as depicted in my historical novel TEMPTATION RAG, so I could actually meet the real-life characters…moreI would travel to the Ragtime-Era New York City, as depicted in my historical novel TEMPTATION RAG, so I could actually meet the real-life characters that I researched and wrote about. That would be amazing!
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“Discovering Diamonds” Historical Fiction: 5 Stars for TEMPTATION RAG

I am honored thatTEMPTATION RAGwas selected to kick off the 2020 book review year for the amazing historical fiction blog site, Discovering Diamonds."This is so much more than the story of Mike and May. It traces the rise of ragtime music, an essentially 'black' music in 'white' America. Heartily recommended!"


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