Claire Johnson

Claire M. Johnson’s first novel, Beat Until Stiff, was nominated for an Agatha for Best First Novel and was a Booksense pick, and the second novel in this series, Roux Morgue, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. She has written two modernizations of the Austen classics, named Pen and Prejudice and Resolution. She is currently working on a YA crime novel called Swim Town, where money and privilege meet murder.

Award Type
For Thee is the story of the marriage of Pauline Pfeiffer and Ernest Hemingway.We see them evolve from critic and writer, to lover and lover, to husband and wife, and finally to the cliché of bitter ex-lovers whose previous passion for each other is only superseded by the acrimony of their divorce.
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