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Elizabeth J. Church


Elizabeth J. Church

Elizabeth J. Church grew up in the mountains of northern New Mexico. She practiced law for over 30 years in Albuquerque before mustering the courage and fortitude required to reach for her dream of becoming an author. She is the author of THE ATOMIC WEIGHT OF LOVE. ALL THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS is Church's second novel.

Books by Elizabeth J. Church

by Elizabeth J. Church - Fiction, Historical Fiction

When she was eight years old, Lily Decker somehow survived the auto accident that killed her parents and sister, but neither her emotionally distant aunt nor her all-too-attentive uncle could ease her grief. Dancing proves to be Lily’s only solace, and eventually she receives a “scholarship” to a local dance academy --- courtesy of a mysterious benefactor. Grown and ready to leave home for good, Lily changes her name to Ruby Wilde and heads to Las Vegas to be a troupe dancer, but her sensual beauty and voluptuous figure land her work instead as a showgirl. Ruby may have all the looks of a Sin City success story, but she still must learn to navigate the world of men --- and figure out what real love looks like.

by Elizabeth J. Church - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

Ever since she was a young girl, Meridian Wallace had been obsessed with birds, and she was determined to get her PhD, become an ornithologist, and make her mother’s sacrifices to send her to college pay off. But she didn’t expect to fall in love with her brilliant physics professor, Alden Whetstone. When he’s recruited to Los Alamos, New Mexico, to take part in a mysterious wartime project, she reluctantly defers her own plans and joins him. While the life of a housewife quickly proves stifling, it’s not until years later, when Meridian meets a Vietnam veteran who opens her eyes to how the world is changing, that she realizes just how much she has given up.