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Elisabeth Elo


Elisabeth Elo

Elisabeth Elo’s suspense novel, NORTH OF BOSTON, was named one of Booklist’s “Best Crime Novels, 2014” and was published in six countries. A literary novel, SAVE YOUR OWN, written under the name Elisabeth Brink, was a Booksense Pick and a People magazine “Great Read.” Elisabeth worked as an editor, an advertising copywriter, a high-tech project manager and a halfway house counselor before earning a PhD in English from Brandeis University. She has published scholarly articles on subjects as diverse as Walt Whitman and Cinderella, and her essays and short stories have appeared in a variety of magazines. Elisabeth lives in Boston.

Elisabeth Elo

Books by Elisabeth Elo

by Elisabeth Elo - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Natalie March is a respected surgeon whose deepest relationship is with her mother, Vera March, a Russian immigrant and MS patient confined to a rehabilitation center. Vera is still haunted by the fact that her Ukrainian parents were sent to the gulag, Stalin's notorious network of labor camps, when she was just a baby. All her life she has presumed that they perished there. Natalie would do anything to heal her mother's psychic pain: it's the one wound that she, a doctor, cannot mend. When a young Russian dancer comes to Natalie's office claiming to be her cousin, and providing details about her grandmother that no stranger could know, Natalie must face a surprising truth: her grandmother, Katarina Melnikova, is still very much alive.

by Elisabeth Elo - Fiction, Literary, Suspense, Thriller

When the fishing boat Pirio Kasparov is on is rammed by a freighter, she finds herself abandoned in the North Atlantic. She survives nearly four hours in the water before being rescued by the Coast Guard. But the boat’s owner and her professional fisherman friend, Ned, is not so lucky. Compelled to look after Noah, the son of the late Ned, and her alcoholic prep school friend, Thomasina, Pirio can’t shake the lurking suspicion that the boat’s sinking --- and Ned’s death --- was no accident.