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THE ENGLISH WIFE Paperback Tour– NYC, Cold Spring, Florida, and more!

I’ll be bouncing around this spring to celebrate the paperback publication of The English Wife! Come join me for the paperback launch on Wednesday, February 27th, at 5:30pm, at the Yorkville Branch of the New York Public Library (79th between 2nd and 3rd). It only seems fitting, for a book set partly in the town…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

I’ll confess: I’m in a reading slump.  I’m longing for something new to read, but I can’t decide what it is.  A new mystery series, perhaps?  (How I wish there were more Julia Spencer-Flemings!)  Or some stand alone fiction? What I need is that book karma where the right book falls into your lap entirely…

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More Love for THE SUMMER COUNTRY!

Doesn’t that make you think of Keats’s “Ode on a Grecian Urn”?  “More happy love! more happy, happy love!” I am so very, very grateful to the authors who took time out of their busy schedules– over the holidays, no less!– to read an early copy of The Summer Country and share their thoughts. “In…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy 2019, all!  I hope everyone’s holiday was merry and bright and the new year has started off as new years ought to do: full of promise and sparkle. I began the new year by finally, finally reading a book I impulse bought months ago: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, in which the lives of…

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Advance Praise for THE SUMMER COUNTRY

So many thanks to the lovely Stephanie Barron (the Jane Austen mysteries, That Churchill Woman) and Camille Di Maio (The Way of Beauty, The Memory of Us), for brightening my holiday with these lovely words about The Summer Country! “Lauren Willig’s THE SUMMER COUNTRY is a sumptuous read, evoking M.M. Kaye’s lush and sweeping tales…

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SUMMER COUNTRY Winner

Happy, happy holidays, all!  And so many apologies for being so late in announcing the winner of the advance copy of The Summer Country! The winner, chosen, as always, by random number generator, is… Megan Jirschele! Congrats, Megan!  If you let me know where to send it, I’ll put your ARC in the mail to you. …

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On the fifth day of give aways…

… 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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English Wife Winners

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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ASHFORD AFFAIR Winners

The winners of The Ashford Affair are… — Susan Wald — Melanie Weiss — and Mallory Senn-Flinn. Congrats, all!  If you let me know where to send them, I’ll pop your books in the mail to you.  Happy reading! Meanwhile, check back here shortly for Day Four of Five Days of Give Aways: two hardcover copies of The…

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On the fourth day of give aways…

… my author gave to me, two hardcover copies of The English Wife! Pipers piping?  It’s the Gilded Age, so I wouldn’t put it past them.  There are certainly ladies dancing, at a rather ill-fated ball. Here’s the official description: From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age,…

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