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Author Panel with Beatriz Williams and Andrea Penrose, 10/10

The weather outside may be frightful, but I promise that the panel will be delightful! Tomorrow, Beatriz Williams and I are teaming up with wonderful Andrea Penrose to discuss writing, history, mysteries, and more.  You can find us at the gorgeous Pequot Library in Southport, CT tomorrow (Thursday) night at 7:00.  The event is free…

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New York Event– Tonight!

Would you like to travel to Monaco or Barbados– while staying on the Upper East Side? Beat the July heat by coming to join me, Hazel Gaynor, and Heather Webb, as they talk about their latest, Meet Me in Monaco, set around Grace Kelly’s wedding, and I talk about– surprise!– The Summer Country, and we…

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Back on the Road!

I’m so thrilled to be teaming up with some of my favorite authors as the summer progresses!  You can find me: — at R.J. Julia in Madison, CT, on Tuesday, July 23rd, with Beatriz Williams; — at Shakespeare & Co (UES) in New York on Thursday, July 25th, with Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb; —…

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Houston on Monday!

Do you need to pick up your July 4th reading?  Come join me and Katherine Howe (The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs) at Murder by the Book in Houston on Monday night! If you can’t make it, but would like a personalized book (with palm tree bookmark!), just call the wonderful folks at Murder by the…

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Signing near DC– Saturday, 6/22, 3:45

This weekend, ALL the historical fiction authors will be signing together! Okay, maybe not all.  But many. Among others, you can collect all three members of Team W (Beatriz Williams, Karen White, et moi), the lovely Kate Quinn, Jennifer Robson, Stephanie Dray, Deanna Raybourn, and so, so many others that if I were listing them…

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Connecticut, Tuesday, 6/18– with Jennifer Robson!

It’s time for town and gown– Bridgetown, Barbados and THE gown, that is, as I team up with the amazing Jennifer Robson to talk about our latest books, my The Summer Country, set in 19th century Barbados, and her The Gown, set around the making of Princess Elizabeth’s wedding gown. You can find the two…

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See you in New York!

I’m homeward bound!  (And, yes, if you’re one of the people in the courtyard outside my hotel room in Scottsdale, please try to ignore the off key warbling, “Homeward boooooouuuund!”) It’s been a glorious book tour, but I am so looking forward to setting foot once more on the cracked pavement of my own hometown…

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Teatime in Scottsdale– Today!

It’s teatime in Scottsdale, AZ! I’m so pleased to be joining Jennifer Ashley and Kate Carlisle for tea and skullduggery at the legendary Poisoned Pen Bookstore.  Find us– and tea– at the Pen as Jennifer talks Death in Kew Gardens, Kate talks The Book Supremacy, I talk The Summer Country– and we all talk about all…

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Hi, there, Chicago!

If you haven’t been to 57th Street Books before, now’s the time! Come join me tonight at 6:00 at the iconic bookstore in Hyde Park to talk all things Barbados– and anything else you want me to talk about. Hope to see you there! If you’d like a signed copy, but can’t make it to…

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Hello, Milwaukee!

It’s goodbye to Georgia and hello to Wisconsin! I’ll be speaking tonight at the gorgeous Lynden Sculpture Garden as part of their marvelous women’s speaker series.  Come for the wine and cheese, stay for the beautiful sculptures– and, oh yes, intrigue and drama in colonial Barbados! The ticket price of $31 dollars ($26 for members)…

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