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Upcoming Appearances:

All in-person appearances are suspended for the time being. However, I would be delighted to Zoom or Skype with your book group!

Museum Reads: An Art-Themed Book Group

Join my book chat on Zoom when I'll be discussing Murder at Kingscote with the members of the Newport Art Museum Book Group. Thursday, Jan. 21st, from 12-1pm EST. Free to members; $5 nonmembers. Register in advance at: LINK

Blogging with the Wickeds! Thursday, Jan. 28th. Join me for a discussion of A SINISTER SERVICE - one commenter will win a signed copy of the book! LINK

Virtual Author Chat: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 7pm Belmont Books with Stephanie Graves, author of OLIVE BRIGHT, PIGEONEER;  Free to attend. To register, click HERE

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021; 3pm EST 

Hunterdon County Library: 

Join me in conversation with fellow Kensington Authors Ellery Adams and Lynn Cahoon!

To register click HERE


Watch My Recent Book Chats:


Murder by the Book with Dianne Freeman: LINK


The Poisoned Pen with Anna Lee Huber: LINK


Bank Square Books/Savoy Bookshop with Andrea Penrose and Kathleen Marple Kalb: LINK

You're cordially invited to join the Sleuths in Time Book Club on Facebook! Visit the page to see what it's all about. Click JOIN and answer two super easy questions to be included. 

Each month we'll feature a different Sleuth's book!


Sleuths in Time is a group of 9 historical mystery authors who love interacting with their readers. You can also find us here:

A newsletter editor from my own alma mata, the University of Connecticut, talks about visiting The Breakers and "meeting" Emma.  "...Here I am, and here is Emma at the Breakers, reminding me that I hold an incomprehensible amount of power in my own hands.” Read this very special post!  Where Fiction Meets Life: ARTICLE

Large Print Covers

If you prefer large print, ask for them at your local library!

9/5/2014         MURDER AT THE BREAKERS made the USA Today Bestseller list at #126

Never in my life would I have expected this to happen, but on August 30, 2014, my author ranking at Amazon was higher than J.K. Rowlings!

A Facebook Friend took this picture in the gift shop at

The Breakers!!

For more about what Emma Cross wore, who she knew and where she went on her quest for clues, see my Pinterest Board! Click HERE




And to see more about the world of Phoebe Renshaw and Eva Hunfort, Click here!

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