The roman emperor Hadrian has a cameo in The Sardonyx Cup (release 6/2012)
I usually work 3-4 hours in the morning and then try to get some air.
My writing day starts like this! Informal attire.
January Dear Friends, January finds me in the Bahamas putting the finishing touches on THE STOLEN CHALICE, my next book in the Sinclair/Cordelia series. The small private island of Cat Cay is just ten miles south of Bimini where Ernest Hemingway (another Scribner author) spent some time. In January, the weather is perfect – warm, sunny and […]
December 2011 The aroma of hot chocolate and peppermint sticks, a cushioned window seat and a new book of my own – not a library book. As a child, that’s all it took to make my Christmas holiday perfect. I clearly remember running down the stairs of my parents’ house on Christmas morning and sorting […]
Dear Friends, It’s November already! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love the emphasis on hearth and cooking and will spend some time at my country home in upstate New York, where the kitchen is the hub of activity. In Manhattan, November brings with it the brisk cool weather and the opera season. […]
Dear Friends, The month of October begins for me in exotic places in search of new adventures for John Sinclair and Cordelia Stapleton. I am spending a lot of time researching and writing. This month, my travels continue throughout the many sites of ancient civilizations. In addition to Athens and Istanbul, I will stop off […]
September 2011 Dear Friends, I have always found September to be a month of contrasts– the return to a familiar routine after the summer, and also the beginning of new things. This September will follow that pattern and the month will span both the familiar and the foreign. I will spend some time at […]
August 2011 Dear Friends, August has always been a favorite month of mine because when I was growing up, that was when my family always went to the seashore. I love the sound of the waves, and children playing on the beach, the hot sand, cool water, and all those luscious foods – raw clams, […]