The short answer is: I don’t! I go where I’m asked:
1. Bookstore and library appearances are arranged through the . Every now and then I receive an email from them saying, “Would you like to visit ABC Bookstore and XYZ Library?” I almost always say, “Sure!”
2. I also enjoy presenting workshops and keynote speeches at many writers’ conferences. If you are interested in having me at your conference, please send a note to the . They will forward it to me right away, and I will respond personally.
You can always find all my confirmed upcoming events on my Events Calendar. And be sure to subscribe to my site news, as I post reminders when the event is getting close.
No. My covers are designed by the talented people in the Avon Books Art Department. I do get some input, but this sort of thing is best left to professionals.
Dukes and earls, marquesses and viscounts… It’s all VERY confusing. Here is my favorite resource. If you’re looking specifically for correct forms of address, skip straight to this page.
Unfortunately, no. As all of my novels take place in Britain in the early 1800s, I have to make sure that the names of my characters were in use at that time.
Yes! A lot of my books have been recorded as audiobooks, and I have collected as many audio clips as could be round and put them all on one glorious page of audio samples so you can click away and sample the one you’re looking for or a bunch.
The page looks like this (below, though with many more than four clips), and you can get to it from anywhere on my site by clicking on the All Audio Clips link in the footer on every page, or the headphones icon on every book page that has a clip. Enjoy!
Since 2016 all of my books have been released simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. The hardcovers are sold primarily to libraries, so you can’t usually find them in physical bookstores. You can, however, purchase them from most online retailers, including University Bookstore, from which you can purchase any of my books autographed and personalized.
View all my books currently available in hardcover→