Two powerless young women must navigate a soul-crushing class system and find the levers of power they wield when they combine their strengths.


About the Delafield & Malloy Investigation series

In the early twentieth century, a society writer for a Manhattan newspaper and her assistant, a feisty Irish immigrant, confront corruption and brutality as they explore the serious issues of their time -- and ours.

About the Author

Trish MacEnulty is an Amazon #1 bestselling author. Her books, reviews, and stories reflect her fascination with history and her empathy for the marginalized.

Dedicated and signed copies of her books are available! Use the contact page for requests!


When an assassin targets society writer Louisa, her assistant Ellen infiltrates an anarchist organization to learn more about possible motives, while Louisa finds herself embroiled in a murder investigation at a St. Augustine wedding.

Praise for Trish MacEnulty’s Work

“It’s rare when you can call a story set over a hundred years ago timely, but that’s the only word for Trish MacEnulty’s The Whispering Women.”

—Timothy Miller, author of
The Strange Case of Eliza Doolittle

"Readers will enjoy the fast paced tone and beautifully detailed descriptions and settings all while sitting on the edge of their seats... Highly recommended." 

—The Historical Fiction Club 

“MacEnulty's suspenseful, elaborate, and addictive debut historical novel is highly recommended to fans of historical fiction and readers concerned with equal rights.”

—Foluso Falaye, Manhattan Book Review

“This is a cracking novel well worth seeking out. First Class.”

—Independent on Sunday

“If you like historical fiction and if you like mysteries, this one is for you!” 

Donna S. Meredith, The Southern Literary Review

“Once again, novelist MacEnulty knows how to get your attention, and she's a natural writer.”

—Kirkus Review 

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