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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Right now, I’m reading Lucy Foley’s The Hunting Party, a psychological thriller very much in the style of Ruth Ware’s In a Dark, Dark Wood, about a group of thirty-something university friends who rent a remote Scottish lodge for New Year’s Eve, and it’s all one big, uneasy party– until one of them is found…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

I don’t have anything fun to share this week, since I’ve mostly been living in the seventeenth century, reading up on the reign of Charles I, daily life in Stuart England, and Stuart court culture.  Not that that isn’t fun– I do adore the absurdity of life, and the seventeenth century was very good at…

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The 2019 Book Schedule!

Every now and then, I have a year so crowded with book releases that I have to make a list to remember what’s happening when. Here’s that list.  And, because I was feeling slightly loopy, I’ve provided a coffee pairing for each book. — February 26th, The English Wife paperback. Pairs well with a white…

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THE GLASS OCEAN Makeover

The Glass Ocean has a whole new look for the paperback edition!   The Glass Ocean paperback will be coming your way on September 10th, 2019. Here’s to another exciting voyage….  But mind the torpedoes!

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THE ASHFORD AFFAIR: USA Today Bestseller!

Thanks so much to everyone who bought a copy of The Ashford Affair— and to everyone who requested it from the library, posted about it, talked about it, or otherwise spread the word. As of yesterday, The Ashford Affair is officially a USA Today Bestseller! I’m so thrilled and so grateful to you for making this…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

When it comes to reading time, long plane rides are the best.  (Don’t tell me there’s wi-fi on board.  I don’t want to hear it.) On my way to Florida last weekend, I gobbled up the third book in Lucy Parker’s London Celebrity contemporary romance series, Making Up, about an aerialist and a make-up artist.…

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Cold Spring, NY– this Saturday!

Come join me in the Hudson Valley to celebrate the paperback of The English Wife! I’ll be speaking this Saturday, 3/9, at Split Rock Books in Cold Spring, NY (where, incidentally, a chunk of The English Wife takes place).  Hope to see you there! Note: this is Cold Spring in Putnam County, NOT Cold Spring…

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Women’s History Month Extravaganza

In which Beatriz Williams and I take over the Romance of Reading Facebook page!   We’ll be talking women, history, women in history, fiction, and women in historical fiction.  (You may notice some overlaps here….)  Come join us in discussing your favorite historical women and historical fiction!  We’ve got give aways and goodies galore. Beatriz…

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Historical Fiction Fan Fest

Whenever my editor and I meet, we wind up having epic discussions about historical fiction.  The books we loved, the books we hated, the books that shaped us; what we used to read, what we read now, the way the genre’s changed and where we’d like to see it go. There’s always such joy in…

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THE SUMMER COUNTRY Goodreads Give Away!

Thanks to my very generous publisher, there are one hundred shiny advance copies of my upcoming book, The Summer Country, up for grabs on Goodreads! To enter, just head over to Goodreads. 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…

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