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Monday Give Away: THE SUMMER COUNTRY!

So there’s this book you may have heard me mention that happens to be set in colonial Barbados….  Guess what?  I now have ARCs!  And they look absolutely lovely.   For today’s Monday Give Away, I give you… an advance copy of The Summer Country! Here’s the official description: The New York Times bestselling historical novelist delivers…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

‘Tis the season!  (Or getting there.)  I’m re-reading an old favorite, Trisha Ashley’s Twelve Days of Christmas, which combines several of my favorite things: a stranded house party, an old manor house, a quirky cast of characters, and a perky first person narrator.  And food.  Lots of descriptions of food.  You might want to have…

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THE ENGLISH WIFE: currently $2.99!

Are you ready to travel back to the bitter cold winter of 1899, when secrets and scandals lurked beneath the glittering frost of the Hudson Valley? The English Wife is currently on sale for only $2.99 in e-book! AAR calls The English Wife “a tale of smoke and mirrors. It is a fable of wealth…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Every now and then you need to escape a bit.  So this week, I’ve been hiding in the gentle and bucolic world of Angela Thirkell’s 1930s Barsetshire, a fictional county peopled with (generally well-meaning) eccentrics of all kinds, from kindly vicars with literary aspirations to overbearing dowagers with Gardens (you know, the sort of gardens…

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THE SUMMER COUNTRY: now for review on Edelweiss!

One of the hardest parts of waiting for a book to come out is that period between finishing it and people reading it– so I’m thrilled to announce that The Summer Country is now up for download for reviewers and librarians on Edelweiss! Paper ARCs will be arriving soon, so I’ll be sure to have…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

What am I reading right now?  The proofs (the final version before the actual book) of The Summer Country.   I can’t wait to share this book with you in June!  ARCs should be appearing fairly soon, so stay tuned for some contests. In the meantime, I also had the privilege of an early peek…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week, I’ve been reading background material for the next Team W book in anticipation of our Grand Plotting Retreat this coming week.  But, of course, I can’t tell you what those books are, because it would be a dead give away for which section I’m writing.  So my lips are zipped. But I can…

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THE GLASS OCEAN Winner

The winner of a hardcover copy of The Glass Ocean is… Diana Hall!  Congrats, Diana!  If you let me know where to send it, I’ll put your copy in the mail to you. Happy reading!

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Team W in Georgia this Saturday!

Team W is heading back to Georgia to talk about The Glass Ocean, friendship, writing together, and, just possibly, our next book.  Come find us this Saturday at the Milton Literary Festival at 11:00 am for the usual hijinks and hilarity. Here are the details: What: Panel with Beatriz Williams, Karen White, & Lauren Willig,…

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Monday Give Away: THE GLASS OCEAN

Remember, remember the 5th of November…. Happy November, all!  I’m not quite sure how we got here, but Halloween is over, Guy Fawkes is once again going up in smoke, and Team W is about to go on the road again!  Beatriz, Karen, and I will be making an appearance at the Milton Literary Festival…

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