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Houston on Monday!

Do you need to pick up your July 4th reading?  Come join me and Katherine Howe (The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs) at Murder by the Book in Houston on Monday night! If you can’t make it, but would like a personalized book (with palm tree bookmark!), just call the wonderful folks at Murder by the…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

I tend to write best when I’m reading something I can read a lot of, preferably a mystery series.  But I’ve re-read my favorites so many times… so I went to the best book guru I know, Barbara Peters of The Poisoned Pen.  (If Barbara recommends it, you read it.) Thanks to Barbara, I just…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

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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Signing near DC– Saturday, 6/22, 3:45

This weekend, ALL the historical fiction authors will be signing together! Okay, maybe not all.  But many. Among others, you can collect all three members of Team W (Beatriz Williams, Karen White, et moi), the lovely Kate Quinn, Jennifer Robson, Stephanie Dray, Deanna Raybourn, and so, so many others that if I were listing them…

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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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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Hello from the book tour whirlwind! To celebrate the end of the first week of book tour, I treated myself to Karen White’s upcoming The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street, the latest in her popular Tradd Street series about a realtor who sees dead people. There are very few things that can make a five…

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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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See you in New York!

I’m homeward bound!  (And, yes, if you’re one of the people in the courtyard outside my hotel room in Scottsdale, please try to ignore the off key warbling, “Homeward boooooouuuund!”) It’s been a glorious book tour, but I am so looking forward to setting foot once more on the cracked pavement of my own hometown…

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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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Weekly Reading Round-Up

Hello from book tour!  I’ve been having the best time roaming the country talking about The Summer Country (if I saw you on the road this week, hi!  And if you’re in Chicago, come see me tonight at 57th Street Books!  But I digress). The other great thing about book tour?  Tons of travel time…

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