the murderer’s maid is an ippy award winner!

"If The Murderer’s Maid: A Lizzie Borden Novel doesn’t win an award from some professional writers’ organization, there is no justice or judgement in the world of writers." D. R. Meredith, New York Journal of Books We're thrilled to announce that The Murderer's Maid is an IPPY Award …
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happy pub day to windows on provence!

Et voila! Windows on Provence is now available in bookstores and online. Let Georgeanne Brennan's evocative essays guide you to the beaches of Nice, the twisting streets of Aix-en-Provence, the 2,000-year-old ruins of Cimiez, and beyond.  Take a peek at some advance praise for Windows on …
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foreword reviews previews windows on provence

Get a first take on Windows on Provence in this early review by Matt Sutherland at Foreword Reviews: "Tuscany and Provence—does anywhere else on earth deserve equal standing alongside those two glorious places? Beautiful, of course, but also fertile, temperate, and richly cultured with …
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fast five: quick questions with anne m. bentley

Ready to hit the road? Celebrate the beginning of spring with our fabulous spring journals celebrating three dream road trip destinations: San Francisco (our foggy home city), Nashville, and New Orleans. …
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enter to win catarina’s ring!

Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours is hosting a book tour for Catarina's Ring! You can read along with the tour and win your own copy …
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windows on provence events with georgeanne brennan

We've got a whole slate of events planned to celebrate the launch of Windows on Provence, and we'd love to see you there! Thursday, March 22 from 7 to 10 pm Seasonal Supper with Edible Marin & Wine Country Farmshop Restaurant 2233 Larkspur Landing Cir, Larkspur, CA 94939 Buy your ticket …
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it’s artichoke season!

Celebrate the beginning of artichoke season with these bright, simple roasted artichokes from Farmsteads of the California Coast. ROASTED ARTICHOKES WITH LEMON-THYME DIPPING SAUCE 4 artichokes 1⁄4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon diced garlic 2 teaspoons ground thyme juice from 1⁄2 …
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new events with erika mailman

From library galas to writing conferences, Erika Mailman's spring event lineup has something for everyone. Catch up with the author of The Murderer's Maid at one of these Northern California events: Saturday, March 10 from 5 to 10 pm Sacramento Public Library Foundation Presents: Authors on …
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bookish valentines (and a v-day dinner)

Did Valentine's Day sneak up on you this year? Don't worry! It's not to late to get this simple yet impressive dish marinating. Let this beef daube simmer in red wine, and treat your sweetie (or yourself) to the delightful aroma and sumptuous taste of a perfect Provençal feast, from Georgeanne …
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