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The California Wife by Kristen  Harnisch

The California Wife

by Kristen Harnisch

Giveaway ends April 02, 2016.

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Historical Novelist Peter Golden on Transforming Real People into Fictional Characters and much more!

Peter Golden Minetta TavernHere’s my latest Writer’s Digest interview with Peter Golden, author of Wherever There Is Light!

Peter Golden is an award-winning journalist, novelist, biographer, and historian and the author of Comeback Love. 

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!!

Kristen Harnisch Interview


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!

Join me at Grub Street’s #Muse15 Next Weekend!


I’m excited to attend Grub Street’s Muse and the Marketplace conference in Boston next weekend! On Friday, May 1, publicist Sharon Bially and I will be presenting “Using Out-of-the-Box Author Promo to Connect with More Readers”! Click here to learn more or to register! It promises to be a fun and inspiring weekend – I hope to see you there!