Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard is an award-winning author of historical fiction. Her latest book, SISTERS OF CASTLE LEOD: A NOVEL (2023), is a haunting novel inspired by real people and events. Two sisters of the Scottish nobility, torn apart by a family tragedy, must decide if they will take the impossible leap of faith that could finally bring them together. A finalist for the 2022 American Writing Awards, the book was named by the Historical Novel Society as an Editors’ Choice and has been among the top ten bestsellers on Amazon Kindle for Historical Biographical Fiction. Bernard’s earlier novels have also been Amazon bestsellers. Her 2017 release, THE BEAUTY DOCTOR, is a riveting medical thriller that takes place in the early days of cosmetic surgery. The book was a finalist for the prestigious Eric Hoffer Book Award. TEMPTATION RAG: A NOVEL (2018) is a deeply human portrait of racial and gender inequality in the ragtime era. A summa cum laude graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), Bernard is a former touring musician and public relations professional. She now is a full-time author living with her family near Phoenix, Arizona. For more about her books, visit her website at www.ehbernard.com.