For many years I worked as a freelance journalist in the US and while living overseas in London, Moscow, and Geneva, Switzerland before turning to writing fiction full time. My last job as a stringer was as a regional feature writer for The Washington Post, covering many of the places where my wine country mysteries are set.
The French Paradox
The death of a polarizing climate change activist in Lucie Montgomery’s Virginia vineyard might be connected to a 1949 romance in Paris between Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lucie’s French grandfather, along with now-priceless paintings Jackie bought for a few francs in a Parisian bookstall.
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