Tragedy tomorrow, book club tonight?  (Now you can have that song stuck in your head, too!) Singing aside– and, really, I do promise not to sing!– I hope you can join me tonight at Shakespeare & Co’s virtual book club as we discuss all things Summer Country! This is my very last Summer Country event…

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I am beyond delighted that The Summer Country is Shakespeare & Co‘s August book club pick!  (I feel like the cool kid asked me to prom.) Come join me next Monday, August 10th, 6:30pm EST, to discuss all things Summer Country!  There’s still time to grab your copy and join the discussion.  Just email  [email protected]

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It’s hard to believe it’s June already, isn’t it?  But here we are, and here The Summer Country is, now in paperback! The New York Times bestselling historical novelist delivers her biggest, boldest, and most ambitious novel yet—a sweeping Victorian epic of lost love, lies, jealousy, and rebellion set in colonial Barbados. Barbados, 1854.  Emily Dawson has…

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Calling all 2020 Pinkorama participants to take a bow!  (Or curtsy.) After six days of superlative sugary creations, it’s time for the 2020 Pinkorama Round Up!  This year, we’ve got nativity plays gone wrong, a pirate as parson, flying attack stoats, an unusually tongue-tied poet, a Victorian parlor in Barbados, and a botched elopement in the…

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For our fifth Pinkorama, Kayse brings us to Victorian Barbados with The Summer Peeptry! Kayse writes: “My Pinkorama depicts the opening scene of The Summer Country, when Emily, Adam, and Laura arrive at the Turners’ home in Bridgetown, Barbados.  I have Emily attempting to smooth things over with Nathaniel, after Adam put his foot in his mouth…

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I’m so thrilled to announce that The Summer Country is a semi-finalist in the Best Historical Fiction category of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards! Thank you.  Thank you so much to all of you who nominated The Summer Country and put it up there with all the historical fiction heavy hitters.  I couldn’t be more…

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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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It turns out that the sale on The Summer Country extended into today!  Which does make that post-holiday Monday at least a little less hideous. So if you were planning to snag a copy of The Summer Country, or know someone else who was, now’s your chance to get it before the price jumps back…

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Happy July 4th! For this week only, Barnes & Noble is selling The Summer Country at half price, both in store and online. As someone pointed out to me, if you’re a B&N member and get your extra 10% off, that means you get Summer Country for less than half price! And, because Amazon does…

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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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