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Apology - Wed, 04 Mar 2015
When I decided to write a mainstream historical fiction book about Thomas Jefferson’s daughter Patsy, it was in part, because of my continued frustration with people in our country who refuse to believe, even with DNA evidence, that Thomas Jefferson initiated sex with his slave, Sally Hemings, most probably when she was fifteen. It has been [...]

Let’s Help Out A Family That Lost Everything - Mon, 16 Feb 2015
The kind and talented historical fiction author Kate Quinn and her heroic servicemen of a husband (aka. Overseas Gladiator) suffered a house fire this week. Everyone, including the dog, was lucky to escape alive, but Kate was hospitalized briefly after having been blown down the stairs in a backdraft. She’s recovering now but the damage to the house was [...]

#ADayOfFire on sale for 99¢ for a limited time only! - Fri, 02 Jan 2015
Happy New Year! I’m pleased to let everyone know that for a limited time, my fabulous co-authored six part novel, A DAY OF FIRE is available for only pennies. It’s so good, y’all! It’s been getting rave reviews, and has been chosen for several ‘Best Read of the Year’ lists. I couldn’t be prouder. I’d [...]

#ADayOfFire Release Day! Get Your Copy Now. - Tue, 04 Nov 2014
At long last, this riveting story about the final days of Pompeii is available in e-book and print!     “This truly is the finest book I have read this year, an emotional roller-coaster that educates while it entertains. Its impact will stay with me for quite some time.” ~Parmenion Books “Despite knowing what happens in Pompeii and to [...]

Cover Reveal for #ADayOfFire! - Wed, 17 Sep 2014
I’m so excited. Isn’t it beautiful? Pre-Order it Now! Pompeii was a lively resort flourishing in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius at the height of the Roman Empire. When Vesuvius erupted in an explosion of flame and ash, the entire town would be destroyed. Some of its citizens died in the chaos, some escaped the mountain’s wrath [...]

Plot Your Book In A Month…with @ScrivenerApp - Wed, 17 Sep 2014
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Join Historical Authors at the Baltimore Book Festival #BBF2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014
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Historygasm: Letter to Martha Jefferson Randolph from Marie Jacinthe de Botidoux - Mon, 17 Mar 2014
The wonderful Megan Brett did me and my co-author a solid last weekend and went to UVA to help us find a letter in which one of Patsy Jefferson’s suitors is mentioned. One William Short. I started to get excited when I saw this. Then the hairs on my nape started to rise when I saw [...]