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The Summer Country

Back on the Road!

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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Last Chance for Half-Price SUMMER COUNTRY!

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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SUMMER COUNTRY half price!

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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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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