A literary event for the ages

The Historical Novel Society North America will celebrate historical fiction at National Harbor on the Potomac River with a special event for all readers during their national convention in June. The Historical Readers Festival and Book Signing will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor Saturday, June 22, 1…

Book signings are such fun

Lots of fun. I spent Saturday afternoon in the company of history lovers, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Rising Sun Inn in Crownsville, Md. What a fascinating group of people. I had such a wonderful time talking about Divided Loyalties, introducing the cover for its second edition and, even better, introducing…

The things we do for readers

Connecting with readers is one of the most important things authors do. If no one reads the works we publish, then what’s the point? On Saturday, April 13, I’m speaking as part of an author’s series about my first book DIVIDED LOYALTIES. But I’m also going to speak about my NEXT book, LOVE LETTERS &…

What are you reading?

It occurred to me I don’t often read the stories of people not like myself. Although I recently gobbled up L. Penelope’s Song of Blood and Stone, I blush as I tell you that my bookshelves are filled with the likes of Jane Austen, remains my go-to, and lots of other women, including Ann Patchett, Laura…