Giveaway for New Newsletter Subscribers

In celebration of the return of Outlander, I’m giving away a lovely sterling silver Celtic bracelet, pictured above. Only NEW subscribers to my newsletter will be eligible. The giveaway begins Thursday, Sept. 28. Sign up right here, on my website. Newsletter subscribers receive updates on new books, giveaways, and tidbits about my research, travels, and even Jane Austen. Coming soon: […]

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Winner of Rafflecopter Giveaway!

I’m pleased to announce that DEBBIE D’ANGELI is the winner of the Rafflecopter giveaway for The Great British Bake-off cookbook! Congratulations, Debbie, and happy baking. Thanks to all who entered the giveaway. The orange-banana muffins pictured above are NOT from the The Great British Bake-off Cookbook. The recipe is very nutritious, made with ground oats […]

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Newsletter!

I’m very excited to be sending out my first-ever newsletter! You can sign up here, at the top of this page, if you’re on a desktop or laptop. On mobile devices, scroll down until the sign-up form appears. If you’re a reader of historical romance, I’d love for you to become a subscriber. The newsletter […]

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San Diego in the Winter

I recently returned from a month-long trip to California. Before we left, I had just completed a new book ( A Lady’s Deception ), and I had time, before receiving the edits, for some R&R. We spent two weeks in San Diego and ten days in Carlsbad, a charming beach town north of the city. During our […]

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Librarians and Writers

  I’ve always felt that librarians and writers have an affinity for each other and a set of natural connections. At its most fundamental level, the connections between librarians and writers grows out of a common curiosity and a love of books.  Ray Bradbury claimed the library was where he gained his true education. “I […]

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Writers And Their Pets

Writers and Their Pets “Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.”–Emily Dickinson There is a long and wonderful history of the relationship between writers and their pets. Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf loved their dogs; Ernest Hemingway his cats. Charles Dickens loved his pet cat, Bob, so much he […]

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