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CARNEGIE'S MAID Is Now In Paperback

Congratulations to Marie Benedict on the paperback release of her USA TODAY bestselling novel, CARNEGIE’S MAID.


"Deeply human, and brimming with complex, vulnerable characters, CARNEGIE'S MAID shows the power of ambition tempered by altruism, and the true realization of the American Dream." - Erika Robuck, national bestselling author of HEMINGWAY’S GIRL

"Downton Abbey fans should flock to this charming tale of fateful turns and unexpected romance, and the often unsung role of women in history." - Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of THE ORPHAN’S TALE

"With its well-drawn characters, good pacing, and excellent sense of time and place, this volume should charm lovers of historicals, romance, and the Civil War period. Neither saccharine nor overly dramatized, it's a very satisfying read. " - Library Journal

"[an] excellent historical novel." - Publishers Weekly

"A special addition to the Downton Abbey absorbing exploration of the influence one plucky young woman might have had on this pioneering philanthropist. " - Toronto Star

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