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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Today is all about things for listening!  (Rather than things that go, which is my toddler’s preference.  So much vrooming.  But I digress.) I’ll be speaking live today at 4:00 pm EST with host Pam Stark of Authors on the Air.  Tune in live on Blog Talk Radio or catch the recorded program later on…

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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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