New York Times Bestselling Author

The Summer Country

Connecticut, Tuesday, 6/18– with Jennifer Robson!

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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Audio and Podcasts and Radio Interviews, Oh My!

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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Teatime in Scottsdale– Today!

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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Hi, there, Chicago!

If you haven’t been to 57th Street Books before, now’s the time! Come join me tonight at 6:00 at the iconic bookstore in Hyde Park to talk all things Barbados– and anything else you want me to talk about. Hope to see you there! If you’d like a signed copy, but can’t make it to…

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Hello, Milwaukee!

It’s goodbye to Georgia and hello to Wisconsin! I’ll be speaking tonight at the gorgeous Lynden Sculpture Garden as part of their marvelous women’s speaker series.  Come for the wine and cheese, stay for the beautiful sculptures– and, oh yes, intrigue and drama in colonial Barbados! The ticket price of $31 dollars ($26 for members)…

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Hello, Georgia!

I’m so thrilled to be launching The Summer Country at one of my very favorite bookstores, FoxTale Book Shoppe, with one of my very favorite people, Karen White! Come find us tonight at FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock to raise a glass to The Summer Country and discuss all things Barbados and Team W!  And…

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Happy Birthday to THE SUMMER COUNTRY!

I’ve spent a decade thinking about The Summer Country, including two years researching it, and one year writing it– so I can’t believe it’s finally a book!  And in stores!  And people seem to like it so far! This is my first ever book to receive the Historical Novel Society’s mark of approval: the Editors’…

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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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Online Interview about THE SUMMER COUNTRY

A few weeks ago, I had an absolute blast visiting the BTR Today studios by Wall Street to chat about The Summer Country with amazing talk show host, Kory French. That interview is now live! You can listen to it directly on the BTR Today website here, or you can download the podcast from iTunes here.…

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Teaser Tuesday: Bussa’s Rebellion

Can you believe we’re down to less than a month until The Summer Country appears in stores? Once the book is out, I’m going to be posting the amazing book club guide the folks at William Morrow and I put together.  (The reason I’m not posting it now is that the discussion questions are absolutely…

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