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Chatting about THE SUMMER COUNTRY

With only one week to go until The Summer Country appears in stores (how are we down to one week?!?), I’ve been bouncing about the aether, chatting about The Summer Country. You can find me on Red Carpet Crash and on BTR Today talking about Barbados, slavery, books, writing, Team W, and Dr. Who (one…

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Providence, RI– Saturday, 4/27

I’m so delighted to be part of the first ever Providence Book Festival next Saturday, April 27th! There’s a jam-packed schedule of author events and talks, featuring everything from the illustrator of the Paddington Bear books to authors dishing on which books/poetry by other people they wish they’d written. From 1:15 to 2:00, I’ll be…

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THE SUMMER COUNTRY Tour!

Mark your calendars for The Summer Country Tour! I’ll be trotting around from place to place this summer to celebrate the release of The Summer Country (and doing some Skype-Ins to book clubs!  There’s a sweepstakes going right now where you can win copies for your book club and an author Skype-In). This list is…

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Historical Fiction Live Chat: 12:30 Today!

Join me and my editor today at Book Studio 16 (on Facebook) for the third and final installment of our Historical Fiction Fan Fest! We’ll be discussing the latest trends in historical fiction, the books we’re reading and loving right now, and what we’d personally like to see next.  Pop in and let us know…

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Cold Spring, NY– this Saturday!

Come join me in the Hudson Valley to celebrate the paperback of The English Wife! I’ll be speaking this Saturday, 3/9, at Split Rock Books in Cold Spring, NY (where, incidentally, a chunk of The English Wife takes place).  Hope to see you there! Note: this is Cold Spring in Putnam County, NOT Cold Spring…

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Women’s History Month Extravaganza

In which Beatriz Williams and I take over the Romance of Reading Facebook page!   We’ll be talking women, history, women in history, fiction, and women in historical fiction.  (You may notice some overlaps here….)  Come join us in discussing your favorite historical women and historical fiction!  We’ve got give aways and goodies galore. Beatriz…

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Fort Myers, FL– Today!

If you’re in Southwest Florida, come join me and Karen White at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival! You can find us– today!– on the Fort Myers Public Library campus.  We’ll be doing our full song and dance routine at 2:30 (expect sheep jokes– and possibly a few hints about what we’re writing next), followed by…

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Florida, here we come!

Karen White and I are flying south into the sunshine! Come join us at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival this Saturday, March 2nd.  You can find us doing our whole song and dance routine at 2:30, with a book signing to follow at 3:30, or you can also pop by for an informal chat in…

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Tonight: NYC! Yorkville Library, 5:30pm

There’s nothing like your childhood library, is there?  When I was thirteen or so, I had squash lessons on Monday afternoons.  Instead of heading straight home after, I would go to the Yorkville Branch of the New York Public Library and wait for my mother to meet me there on her way home from work. …

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THE ENGLISH WIFE– Now in Paperback!

Why, hello there, The English Wife!  Now with a new, floppier cover, and a new lower price– but the same prose inside!   The English Wife paperback is available wherever books are sold.  (I’ve always loved that phrase.) If you happen to see some English Wife paperbacks out and about in the wild, snap a picture and post it…

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