Biography

Leah Stewart

Leah Stewart is the author of the novels HUSBAND AND WIFE, THE MYTH OF YOU AND ME and BODY OF A GIRL. The recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship, she teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Cincinnati and lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two children.

Leah Stewart

Books by Leah Stewart

by Leah Stewart - Fiction

Stoic and independent, 90-year-old Margaret Riley rarely leaves the Tennessee mountaintop where she lives, finding comfort in the mystery novels that keep her company. That is, until she spots a woman who has moved into the long-empty house across the pond. On the run from her old life, Jennifer Young and her four-year-old son have moved to a quiet town where no one from her past can find her. In Jennifer, Margaret sees both a potential companion in her loneliness and a mystery to be solved. But Jennifer refuses to talk about herself, her son, his missing father, or her past.

by Leah Stewart - Fiction

Eloise Hempel’s life is turned upside down when she must raise her sister's three children after her sister's untimely death. Nearly two decades after returning to Cincinnati and moving back into her mother's house, she is ready to resume her own life. However, when her mother creates a competition for which of the now-grown kids gets the house, their makeshift family starts to fall apart.