THE STOLEN SUMMER… aka THAT SUMMER in Germany!
My Pre-Raphaelite novel, That Summer, comes out in Germany tomorrow! (Early birthday present for me?) Over there, they call it Der gestohlene Sommer, “The Stolen Summer”– which I rather wish we’d thought of for the American edition. You can find Der gestohlene Sommer for sale in German in hardcover and e-book from Rowohlt, Amazon.de, and,…Read More
More fun with foreign editions!
That Summer comes out in Germany under the title Der gestohlene Sommer on March 27th (the day before my birthday!) What do you think of the cover? It goes rather nicely with the German cover for The Ashford Affair, no? We’ll see That Summer here in the U.S. (and Canada) in paperback on May 19,…Read More
THAT SUMMER has a new look….
In honor of the cover of The Other Daughter (coming out in hardcover in June!), the amazing folks at the art department at St. Martin’s Press have given That Summer a new look: They even managed to include the summer house! That Summer hits the shelves in paperback on May 19, 2015. Which cover do…Read More
Week Four of the Read Along
It’s the final week of the That Summer Read Along! Which means that we’ll be discussing all of the questions surrounding the ending. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t participated in the Read Along until now. Feel free to drop in this Friday and join the discussion. I’ll also be having an Ask the Author…Read More
That Summer Read Along: Week 1
It’s not too late to join in the That Summer Read Along! Today we’re discussing chapters 1-7, ably led by this week’s moderator, Christina. You can also scroll back through this week’s posts on the Read Along page to see pictures of Herne Hill now and then, a portrait that almost perfectly matches the portrait…Read More
Join the THAT SUMMER Read Along!
The That Summer Read Along is up and running! We’ll have our first group discussion (moderated by Christina) this Friday, August 8, about chapters 1-7. So there’s still time to get reading! In the meantime, I’m popping in and out to post pictures and share background details. So if there’s anything you’d like to see…Read More
THAT SUMMER Read Along!
The That Summer Read Along is live! To join the fun, just click over to the That Summer Read Along event on Facebook and join the group. (Just in case the link above doesn’t work, here’s the actual url: https://www.facebook.com/events/1470021306587444/) I’ll be kicking the festivities off tomorrow with a welcome message and a little behind…Read More
THAT SUMMER Read Along!
I am deeply excited to announce that this August will be a month-long That Summer read along! Have you read That Summer? Do you have questions? Or have you been meaning to read That Summer and not gotten around to it yet? Have a friend or book club you think might enjoy the story? Then…Read More
Pink Carnation Cookery: June Ginger Biscuits
Here’s a little secret for you: the modern hero of That Summer, Nicholas Dorrington, enjoys ginger biscuits just as much as his Regency predecessor, Miles. In honor of Dorringtons past and present, the amazing Christine has presented us with a recipe for… ginger biscuits. Let the Dorrington munching begin! And now over to Christine…. In…Read More
THAT SUMMER in the NYT Book Review!
At an event this past fall, I was asked whether my books had ever been reviewed in the New York Times Review of Books. “No, and they’re never likely to be,” I said. This, after all, was right on the heels of various dust-ups regarding the Times’s coverage of women writers in general and women’s…Read More