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Writing to inspire and empower!

Elaine R Kelly, Author of historical Christian fiction stories and non-fiction blogs. 

Elaine Ricker Kelly writes inspiring and empowering fiction using her experiences as a businessperson, volunteer, friend, daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother. 

As a mother of three daughters, Elaine was looking for models of faithful women in the Gospels and found the women disciples featured in Forgotten Followers. The novel features Mara, the wife of Clopas, as the unnamed disciple on the road to Emmaus. As a woman financial advisor, Elaine Kelly was intrigued to learn women did the financial planning for Jesus.  Forgotten Followers tells the stories of women who overcame challenges and became bold disciples and apostles.  

Elaine R Kelly Author is also a Canadian blogger writing on biblical interpretation, inspiration, church history, and women leaders. 


Elaine R Kelly advocates for equal rights and opportunities regardless of gender, race, or sexual orientation. She sees the Bible mandating us to answer God’s call and provide opportunities for all people to use their unique gifts. She believes the Bible authorizes all believers to speak, act, or lead at home, in church, or in society. She worships in the mainline Protestant Christian tradition. You can find out more about her beliefs here.

Elaine R Kelly lives in Ontario, Canada, with her husband and her lap dog, Chip. She and her husband have hiked the 900 km Bruce Trail and enjoy nature, tennis, music, history, and culture. 


Coming soon: Link to a video interview with the author

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