Author Elaine Russell comes to Face in a Book on Saturday, February 9th from 2-4 pm with her latest novel, In the Company of Like-Minded Women. Set in Denver at the turn of the 20th century, In the Company of Like-Minded Women explores the complexities and bonds between sisters and family at a time when women struggled to determine their future and the “New Woman” demanded an equal voice. Three sisters are reunited following a family rift, each facing critical decisions regarding love, work, and the strength of her convictions. Inspired by family stories, including those of a great-grandmother who became a doctor in Denver in 1907, Russell’s novel provides rich deals of a fascinating era and celebrates the courage and strength of a generation of women.
A resident of Sacramento, Elaine Russell is the author of the novel Across the Mekong River, children’s books including All About Thailand and the Martin McMillan series, and the Young Adult romance, Montana in A Minor.