Award-Winning Author

Historical Fiction, Literary Novels, Memoirs

"If you haven’t read any Trish MacEnulty yet, it’s time to start!” − Reader Review

Historical Mystery Series

Delafield & Malloy Investigations

A society writer and a former lady’s maid join forces to expose the dark side of the rich and powerful in the 1910s while also searching for love and success in their own lives.

  • The Whispering Women

    A pair of female sleuths dig into 1913 New York's underworld in the first Delafield & Malloy Investigation!

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  • The Butterfly Cage

    Buffalo Bill, the Prince of Monaco, panic attacks, and a mysterious string of abductions to Panama!

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  • The Burning Bride

    Dynamite-wielding anarchists, hungry alligators, a raging fire, and Louisa and Ellen's wayward hearts!

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  • Secrets and Spies

    Subterfuge, deception, German saboteurs, and the sinking of the Lusitania!

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Reader Reviews

“…a smorgasbord of strong female characters…”

"...a meticulous storyteller and an empathetic one... it was the beauty of MacEnulty's prose that took my breath away."

"I'm really enjoying the characters and the storylines. Well done!"

Wanton Women Series

Stand-Alone Books and Memoirs

  • Cinnamon Girl

    In 1970, 15-year-old Eli Burnes runs away with a draft-dodger, finds a world of underground Weathermen, Black Power revolutionaries, snitches, and shoot-first police.

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  • The Hummingbird Kiss

    18-year-old Trish and her friends head to California in search of better highs — until death gets some of them.

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  • My Mother's Requiem

    In this memoir, Trish goes all out to see her mother’s masterpiece, “An American Requiem,” find a new life and a new audience, within her lifetime.

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  • The Pink House

    Two women inside the Pink House and two women outside come together in unexpected ways, each learning to forgive her own past.

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