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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 audio version of THE FRENCH PARADOX will be out on June 22, 2021; the paperback edition 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




7/18/21 Charles Krug Winery, Napa, CA
6pm ET/ 3pm PT. Join me for an unforgettable event: a virtual wine tasting with Peter Mondavi, Jr., owner of Napa’s oldest and most storied vineyard. Then I’ll be in conversation with Peter to talk about climate change and the wine industry (a subject I wrote about in THE FRENCH PARADOX). Questions from participants welcome!  Ticketed event. Tickets available through the Charles Krug website where you can purchase a copy of THE FRENCH PARADOX along with Krug’s 2020 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc and the 2017 Family Reserve Generations Blend, two of Peter’s favorite wines, which he will be discussing. (You can also purchase the wine without the book). One More Page Books of Arlington, VA will provide books, which can be signed and personalized–shipping included. Fundraiser to benefit the climate change projects of the Crystal City/Pentagon Rotary ClubLimited to 300 guests.