Victorian

We’ve got a sweepstakes!

on August 9, 2017

My fabulous publisher is offering a chance to win a Veronica Speedwell library! That’s both Veronica books and an advance copy of A TREACHEROUS CURSE–10 runners up will receive advance copies of TREACHEROUS. Check it out and good luck!

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Veronica #3 is FANCY!

on June 15, 2017

Hey, chickens! I’ve been traveling and working–I’ll fill y’all in with the next post!–but I had to share the final version of the cover for Veronica #3, A TREACHEROUS CURSE. It’s GOLD, you guys! If you look closely, you can see some delightful hints as to the action…heaps of thanks to the art department at…

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We have a title, we have a cover, we have a date

on April 17, 2017

For the third Veronica Speedwell adventure! Without further ado, y’all, let me present A TREACHEROUS CURSE, available January 18, 2018! (Will post pre-order links as soon as they’re available.) Hooray for more Veronica!

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Notes and links and books, oh my!

on February 28, 2017

I’m busy with the last round of revisions of Veronica #3 before it goes into production–phew! I absolutely LOVE this book, and I cannot wait to share the title and cover. (I saw the cover concept last week and it’s fabulous!) In the meantime, a few notes: *Have you contacted The Ripped Bodice about getting…

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A little how-to chat

on January 17, 2017

It’s release month for A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING, so that means lots of travel! Please use the social media links at the bottom of the page for the latest on where I am and what I’m up to. Don’t forget the Writerspace chat on January 18 at 9pm eastern! Since I’m out and about promoting PERILOUS,…

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Happy New Year!

on January 3, 2017

So 2017 is here, brisk and shiny and new, and it’s time for me to think about the release of A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING–out in just ONE WEEK! I am touring and I so hope you’ll be able to come see me. We’ll be talking about Veronica, Victoriana, mysteries, and more, and I’ll be signing stacks…

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Are you caught up with Julia’s holiday adventures?

on December 27, 2016

If you’ve read the five Julia novels but not started on the novellas, now is a great time to start! They begin with SILENT NIGHT, picking up just after the action of THE DARK ENQUIRY finishes. They are digital only, but you don’t need an e-reader. Kindle, Nook, and Kobo all offer free reading platforms…

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References for Kate

on July 5, 2016

Via Twitter, Kate asked: What are your go-to references for historical accuracy in fashion, politics, social interaction, etc? Most readers and writers are familiar with the obvious sources, so I’m going to list a few that might not immediately come to mind: *Instagram. I’ve only been Instagramming for about a year, but I’ve found a…

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More books!

on June 2, 2016

Like most writers, I am a tireless reader. I collect armfuls of books from the library each week, I browse bookstores, and I take note of recommendations from Twitter pals whose tastes align with mine. (If you want a peek at what I’m reading, I frequently post book pics on Instagram.) And when I find…

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