THE INVENTION OF SOPHIE CARTER iscoming out July 14, 2020 from Swoon Reads / Macmillan
1851. Bounced from one begrudging relative to another their
whole lives, orphaned identical twins Sophie and Mariah Carter have always
relied on each other for love and support, even though the sisters couldn't be
Brash Sophie wants to be an inventor, and demure Mariah
wants to be an artist. Both long to visit London for the summer—Sophie to see
the Queen’s Great Exhibition and Mariah to study the world’s finest collection
of paintings. But when their cantankerous aunt answers their letter pleading
for a place to stay, she insists she only has time and room to spare for one of
So, Mariah and Sophie hatch a clever scheme: They will
travel to London together and take turns playing the part of
At first the plan runs like clockwork. But as the girls
avoid getting caught by increasingly narrow margins and two handsome
gentlemen—both of whom think they’re fal…
I'm delighted to share that THE LAST WORD is a 2019 Whitney Awards Nominee!
What is a Whitney Award?
It's an award for excellence in novels written by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
When will I find out if you won?
In February 2020, the finalists in each category will be announced and members of the Storymakers Guild will vote for the winner. The winner will be announced at their annual gala in May.
Want to know more?
Check out the Whitney Awards website for more information about the awards and discover the titles of past winners.