Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard

Praise & Reviews

“I read The Beauty Doctor and really enjoyed it. Some great research! Thought it was a fascinating read.”
—MEGAN CHANCE, award-winning author of historical fiction including A Drop of Ink; The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story; Inamorata; Bone River; and many more  

“The changing role of women in Edwardian society and America’s struggle to define a new morality for the twentieth century are uniquely explored in this memorable and truly original story. Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard has created a stunning cast of characters that will stay with readers for a long time.”
—MARCIA FINE, award-winning author of historical fiction including Paris Lamb, Paper Children, The Blind Eye and Hidden Ones: A Veil of Memories

“An interesting and unexpected story line that will keep readers wanting to know what happens next.”
—JOAN KRON, award-winning filmmaker (“Take My Nose…Please!”); author of Lift: Wanting, Fearing and Having a Facelift; Contributing Editor, Live Box magazine; former Contributing Editor-at-Large, Allure magazine

“As a plastic surgeon and a woman, I was fascinated by this tale that reflects on the early days of cosmetic surgery and the many ways in which human beings search for beauty and purpose in their lives. I loved the story from the very first chapter!”
—LAURIE A. CASAS, MD, Senior Clinical Educator (Plastic Surgery), University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine

“I loved The Beauty Doctor! One you don’t want to miss!”

“A thrilling novel. This intriguing story follows Abigail Platford as she works alongside a New York City beauty doctor in 1907, which ultimately makes Abigail question everything she knows.”

“Has all the elements of a great book…characters, intriguing and well-written storyline, and lovely time period. I look forward to reading more books from this author.”

“The Edwardian era is a fascinating period to explore ideas of beauty and power and showcase the history of medicine at a time when it was truly in flux. A great backdrop for this intriguing drama!”
—LAUREN MARKEWICZ, MA, Public Historian