It’s been five years now since I wrapped up the Pink Carnation series with The Lure of the Moonflower, which sometimes feels like the blink of an eye and others like an awfully long time. For the most part, the Pink characters have left me be while I’ve been writing other things.  Every now and…

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The rain is pouring down today in proper Gothic fashion making today the perfect sort of day to stay in and read ghost stories.  (I can totally just not pick up the kids from their schools, right?) This week, I continued my Miss Silver marathon, with the rather disappointing The Vanishing Point, but made up…

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Happy Friday, all! So many thanks to everyone who zoomed in with me this week with Cary Memorial Library and Warren Newport Public Library— it was lovely seeing you! In reading news, I’ve been binge-reading Jodi Taylor’s St. Mary’s series about tea-sodden, disaster prone, time traveling historians.  This week has been books two and three,…

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Hello from the train to DC!  I’m headed to historical fiction nirvana: the Historical Novel Society Conference where well over a hundred historical fiction authors are gathering to talk shop and share their favorite gossip from centuries past. It only seems appropriate to read some historical fiction on the way to HNS, so I’m currently…

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This week, I had two sick kids at home, so I decided to save my shiny new ARCs of The Golden Hour and Milady for when I have sufficient brain cells to enjoy them, and, instead, resorted to my exceedingly well-worn copy of Dorothy Sayers’s Busman’s Honeymoon, in which Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane…

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… my author gave to me, an advance copy of The Summer Country! I am so very excited to be able to share this book with you! Here’s the official description: 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…

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The winners of the hardcover copies of The English Wife are… — Dawn V — Valerie Congratulations!  If you let me know where to send them, I’ll pop your books in the mail to you.  Happy reading! And now… our grand finale!  Check back here on the News page in a few minutes for the…

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Team W is barreling down the highway to Diane’s Books of Greenwich!  Come join us at 10am for an informal meet and greet. Then you can find us tonight at Barrington Books in Cranston, RI for our last official event of book tour! But don’t worry— if you missed us, you can still find us…

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Come join us tomorrow, Friday, September 7th, on Pawleys Island for the end of our Southern leg of the Glass Ocean tour! You can join us for lunch at Pawleys Plantation or for an informal meet and greet at the bookstore in the afternoon: Friday, September 7th, 11:00 am Luncheon hosted by Litchfield Books Payleys…

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