My Interview with NYT Bestselling Authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams & Lauren Willig

Authors and friends Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig have written a beautiful historical novel – together! Read more about The Forgotten Room, and the authors’ collaborative process by clicking here. Enjoy!

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The Globe and Mail Reviews The California Wife!

I love connecting with my readers and I was so tickled to receive an email from one of my Canadian readers this morning with this photo of The Globe and Mail‘s review of The California Wife! Blogger Lydia Kardum of The Literary Lollipop snapped this photo and sent it along with her best wishes. Thank you so much, Lydia!


The California Wife is Available Today in Canada!

I’m so pleased to announce that the HarperCollins Canada version of The California Wife, the stand-alone sequel to The Vintner’s Daughter, is out today! Click on the buttons to the right to order your copy now! To read more about The California Wife, click here.

And for all my U.S. readers, The California Wife will be available in the U.S. on May 10, 2016! To pre-order, visit your local bookseller, or click here.

Thanks for reading, everyone!!


Interview with DCAT’s Veronica Andrews!

I’m so pleased to share this interview with Veronica Andrews of Danvers’ Community Access Television’s wonderful cable show, Off the Shelf. Thank you, Veronica, and the amazing team at DCAT!!

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Advice from NYT Bestselling Author Jamie Ford

JamieFordI’m excited to announce that I’m now a contributor to Brian Klems’ Writer’s Digest Blog entitled “The Writer’s Dig.” In my interviews, I pose five questions to publishing industry pros–including authors, screenwriters, editors, audio book voice actors, book mavens, etc. The goal is to give WD readers a behind-the-scenes look into the industry and some advice from the pros about writing, publishing and platform/marketing.

My inaugural interview with NYT Bestselling Author Jamie Ford is live. Check out the link below – Jamie’s one of the wittiest and coolest authors I’ve met on my journey.

The Vintner’s Daughter Wins Bronze!

RF_bronze-shiny-webI am honored and thrilled that The Vintner’s Daughter has been awarded the bronze medal for Historical Fiction in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest! The winners were announced on September 1, 2015. Click here to see the complete list of winners and click here to read the 5-star review. Thank you Readers’ Favorite!