Pink Carnation Read Along Month 8: THE ORCHID AFFAIR

Thanks so much to everyone who joined in to discuss The Mischief of the Mistletoe last week!  And I so apologize for the failure to livestream/record.  I’m coming up with a plan to do a make-up Mistletoe event later in the year to make up for it. But now it’s time to head across the Channel…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday, all!  And happy last weekend of August.  It’s very hard to believe that next week will be September already…. I started the week with Now You See Them, the fifth book in Elly Griffiths’s Brighton Mysteries, which rather surprised me by jumping ahead to ten years later, to the mid 1960s, where the…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday from high in the mountains! I have a pile of books I’m meant to read— and even some books I want to read— but I’ve been on an uncontrollable Brighton Mysteries binge.  You know how it is when you enter a world and just have to stay there until the books run out?…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday, all! I’m just back from a Team W writing retreat in Newport, Rhode Island, where we finished up the latest Team W collaborative novel!  We can’t share the title with you yet, but I am thrilled to inform you that the manuscript is all done and the book will be heading your way…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday, all! I have been deep in the double-deadline vortex, finishing up the new Team W book and fighting my way through the middle of the Cuba book, so I went back to my favorite sort of comfort read: British mysteries, both new and old. Does anyone else out there read Elly Griffith’s Ruth…

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Events! Both Virtual and In Person.

Events, events, events!  It may be the lazy, hazy days of summer, but I am out and about on the screen and at the podium. — As usual, today (Wednesday, 8/4) is our noon Ask Me Anything!  Come ask me anything on Facebook live or catch the recap later on Instagram. — Come join me…

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Pink Carnation Read Along Month 7: THE MISCHIEF OF THE MISTLETOE!

Thanks so much to everyone who joined in to discuss The Betrayal of the Blood Lily last week! Who’s ready for Christmas in August?   It’s time for the one we’ve all been waiting for, the escapades of that beloved root vegetable, Turnip Fitzhugh, in the Austen-inspired madcap holiday romp, The Mischief of the Mistletoe. Take one unexpected…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday, all! I launched this latest reading week by staying up far too late devouring Deborah Royce’s The Ruby Falls in one go.  (So much for “I’ll just read a chapter or two”….  Does anyone EVER really just read a chapter or two?  Asking for a friend.)  Set in the 80s, as a young…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Happy Friday, all!  It’s been a whirlwind week in the double deadline vortex: working on both the Team W book and my own current book.  But it was also a week of some highly satisfying light reading. After finishing a particularly grim thriller last weekend, I felt in need of some happy comfort reads, so…

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Team W Actually Live!

Beatriz, Karen, and I are getting together for our first in person event since February 2020! If you’re in Rhode Island, we hope you’ll come join us for a magical evening at historical Ocean House at 5pm on Wednesday, August 11th.  Ocean House owner and novelist Deborah Royce will be our moderator with the mostest…

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