Pinkorama #1: "The Peep of Belliston Hall," or, "Those aren't daisies."
I am delighted to present the 2018 Pinkoramae! The first of this year’s amazing Peep creations comes from Carrie and Laura. Without further ado, I present to you, “The Peep of Belliston Hall,” or, “Those aren’t daisies,” taken from Pink XI, The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla. At a ball at the home of the…Read More
More Snippets of MIDNIGHT MANZANILLA
In which we meet Lucien…. In which Miss Gwen still thinks this book is about her…. And in which, for Sally, a kiss is never just a kiss…. Only a little over three weeks until The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla appears in stores!Read More
Monday Give Away: MIDNIGHT MANZANILLA!
With less than a month to go until Pink XI, The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, appears in stores… it’s time to put my final advance copy up for grabs! Here’s the official blurb: In the latest Pink Carnation novel from national bestselling author Lauren Willig, rumors spreading among the ton turn deadly as a…Read More
Teaser Tuesday: MANZANILLA Snippets
For those of you who aren’t on Facebook, here are some of my favorite snippets from The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla, which the talented Sharlene made into e-cards for me: In which Sally encounters Lucien, Duke of Belliston at a ball: In which Sally receives the gift of a stoat: Just for the record,…Read More
The Publication Schedule
Since I’ve switched from one book a year to two books a year, what’s coming out when has grown a little more confusing. Here’s the publication schedule for both Pinks and stand alones for the near future: — The Ashford Affair (hardcover): available now! (UK edition available now, Spanish edition appearing May 28, Polish edition…Read More
Pink XI has a title!
For today’s Teaser Tuesday… Pink XI has a title! Sally’s story will henceforth be known as: The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla. Huge thanks to everyone who contributed ideas for a flower for Sally! Kudos go to Alexandra and Eirene, who suggested, respectively, “The Mystery of the Midnight Manzanilla” and “The Mark of the Moonlit…Read More
A Flower for Sally
It’s that time again: time to pick a flower for the title of the next Pink book. Sometimes, a flower presents itself naturally from the narrative. (For example, The Masque of the Black Tulip). Other times, the endeavor becomes somewhat more symbolic. Pink XI definitely falls on the symbolic side. There is a plant involved…Read More
Name That Stoat!
As some of you may know, I’m starting work on Pink XI, Sally Fitzhugh’s book, right around now. Last month, it came to my attention that Sally is in possession of a rather unusual pet. Because, yes, Sally would have to be original. The pet? Is a stoat. So far, I have resisted entreaties to…Read More