Loretta Ellsworth



Loretta Ellsworth


Minneapolis, MN, USA


Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Coming-of-Age

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Loretta received her MFA from Hamline University. She is a former teacher and an award winning author of four young adult novels, in addition to her debut historical novel STARS OVER CLEAR LAKE, the story of an aspiring singer who falls in love with a German POW working on her father’s Iowa farm while her brother is off fighting the Nazis. Set during the 1940s and the present, and inspired by a real-life ballroom, this moving story of forbidden love, lost love, and self love provides a moving, musical and magical love story.

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Stars Over Clear Lake

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In Search of Mockingbird

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