"What She Left Behind" is a novel written by Ellen Marie Wiseman. Kensington Books published the novel on Dec. 13, 2013. Copies are available in print and digital formats.
"What She Left Behind" is Wiseman's sophomore novel. The story chronicles the journey of Izzy Stone as she seeks understanding of her mother's violent history. Simultaneously, Izzy unravels the history of a girl on the verge of adulthood when she finds journals left behind by Clara Cartwright in an abandoned mental asylum. Though Clara's struggles took place in 1939, they could potentially guide Izzy to an understanding of her own past.
Wiseman's first novel, "The Plum Tree" topped the Kindle Bestseller list in the category of Historical Fiction.