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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Author Appearances for THE FRENCH PARADOX BOOK TOUR:
Where I've Been Recently: Click on the link to watch the interview
3/16/21 One More Page Books, Arlington, VA (w/ Colleen Shogan)
3/21/21 Winchester Book Gallery, Winchester, VA (w/ Colleen Shogan)
3/26/21 Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA (moderator w/ Cara Black)
3/30/21 The Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ (with Barbara Peters
4/28/21 The Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA (with Alexandra Gressitt, Library Director)
UPDATE: The audio book for THE FRENCH PARADOX will now be available on May 25