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Click on the links to watch videos of previous events for THE FRENCH PARADOX.

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)
5/20/21 Mechanicsburg Mystery Bookshop, Mechanicsburg, PA (YouTube interview with Bill Peschel)
5/21/21 The Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ (In conversation with Stephen Mack Jones)

Looking for signed & personalized books? Contact these bookstores:

One More Page Books, Arlington, VA,  (703) 300-9746
Bards Alley, Vienna, VA, (571) 459-2653
Second Chapter Books, Middleburg, VA, (540) 687-7016

The paperback version of THE FRENCH PARADOX will be available on September 28, 2021.

Want to read more about how I came to write THE FRENCH PARADOX? Check these blog posts:

Jungle Red Writers: Combining mystery and history
Dru’s Book Musings: A day in the life of Lucie Montgomery
Library Journal: Writing about Jackie Onassis
Criminal Element: The mystery and allure of Jackie Onassis




8/6/21 Delaplane Cellars, Delaplane, VA. 4-6 pm. Ticketed event.Your ticket includes a lively (and probably quite hilarious) discussion between Ellen and Rick Tagg, Delaplane’s winemaker and Ellen’s advisor for the wine country mysteries for the last 13 years. It also includes a glass of wine to enjoy during the event, an individual charcuterie board, and a bottle of wine to take home with you. Winchester Book Gallery will be on hand to sell books.

8/15/21 Slater Run Vineyards, Upperville, VA. 2-4 pm. Talk and signing. Winchester Book Gallery will sell books.