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Emily France


Emily France

Emily France graduated from Brown University before going on to law school, where she was the editor-in-chief of the law review. She also holds an MFA in creative writing. She finds creative inspiration in all things spiritual, from sitting with Benedictine monks for 4 a.m. vigils in a Rocky Mountain monastery to trekking to Buddhist and Hindu temples in India. Now she writes full-time and lives with her husband and their fearless Tibetan Spaniel in sunny Colorado—the closest place to Nirvana she’s found. Signs of You is her debut novel. Visit Emily online at and follow her on Twitter @EmilyFranceBook.

Emily France

Books by Emily France

by Emily France - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Spirituality, Young Adult 14+

In Boulder, Colorado, Essence McKree feels older than any 17-year-old she knows because she has to care for her nine-year-old sister, Puck. When Essa meets Oliver, she is cautious at first, but Puck pushes Essa toward him. Together they explore Buddhism at the local zendo. Oliver agrees to accompany Essa on a three-day survival game in the mountains. Then she discovers that Puck has stowed away and followed them, and after a night in the mountrains, Essa wakes to find Puck missing. Now Essa must rely on her newfound spiritual strength to save her sister’s life, and ultimately her own.

by Emily France - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Young Adult 13+

Since 16-year-old Riley Strout lost her mother two years ago, her survival has depended on the quirky little family formed from a grief support group. Jay, Kate and Noah understand her pain. When Riley sees her mother shopping, she fears she is suffering from some sort of posttraumatic stress episode --- until Jay and Kate report similar visions. Noah is the only one who hasn’t shared their experience. He withdraws from the others, and then suddenly disappears. As she, Jay and Kay frantically search for their missing friend, they are drawn into the mystery surrounding a famous relic that may contain clues about the afterlife.