January 30, 2014

Heather Webb's Becoming Josephine - Author Interview

Thank you for being our guest on Historical Fiction Connection today, Heather. We appreciate you answering our questions and look forward to your answers.

Thank you for having me! I’m glad to be here.

HFC: What inspired you to become a historical novelist?

I blame my parents for my love of history. My dad has always been a big fan of old movies, westerns, musicals from the golden age of Hollywood, etc, and I watched alongside him, soaking up all those glorious details from Ben Hur and the like. My mother was an avid museum-goer and each time we moved to a new town (military) or traveled far from home, we would hit every museum in the area. As a kid, that had its painful moments, but as an adult, I’m so utterly grateful for the love of culture and history they instilled in me.

HFC: Your book is about Josephine Bonaparte, a very intriguing and popular figure in history. What is it about her story that captivates the world, even after all these years?

Josephine has the classic rags-to-riches story, in which she starts out as poor nobility on a sugar plantation, braves horrid men, rebellion, and prison to become not just a leader of France, but a beloved icon. What’s not to love about that? But also, the fact that her stations in life constantly changed and she adapted, that she always found a way out to make a life for herself during a volatile era is fascinating and inspiring. Several thousand gorgeous gowns and jewels never hurt anything either…

HFC: What is your opinion of Napoleon historically? Do you think he was unfair to Josephine?

My opinion is that the man was damaged at a young age. He lost his father, lived in a country constantly at war, and had a horrible mother who belittled the lot of her children by turns and then stroked their egos when it did them little good. When Napoleon was sent to school in France, he was an outsider. He was mocked by his classmates for being a foreigner and struggled to be accepted the whole of his education.

I guess what I’m getting at here, is that everyone has their story. There are reasons why we are shaped the way we are. Nature & nurture both play a part. He was driven and rageful, but also charismatic—a real leader that people rallied behind. I think he did a lot of good for France. That being said, he was a murderous tyrant who massacred whole peoples in the name of his own lust for power and greed. An inexcusable and hideous side to him, yet, I couldn’t help but see his more humane side. He loved fiercely and was even a bit of a poet, if you read his letters.

In terms of fairness, Josephine wronged Napoleon initially, yet he also knew she didn’t love him. But there was a time when she ceased all communications with other men and devoted herself entirely to Bonaparte’s cause and their reign. So yes, in a way, I think he was unfair to her. He crushed her when she discovered how he was using women to make himself feel like a man. The divorce was an even bigger blow, but in the end, Napoleon loved no one the way he loved Josephine.

HFC: Do you have a process when you're doing research for your books?

Not exactly—sort of? I scour the internet looking for books I can buy on my subjects, check out everything I can find in the state library system, view documentaries, etc. From there, I make a historical outline and a scene outline. But I’ve found myself constantly looking things up. Sometimes I just need a prop in a scene and I’ll spend hours researching information on a single prop. It’s easy to go down the rabbit hole when you love to learn. Also, for my third draft, I sweep through the pages fact-checking again and adding more historical info where appropriate so I wind up researching again. Researchitis is a disease we historical writers suffer from!

HFC: I know you teach writing classes and have an online presence giving advice as well. For aspiring writers of historical fiction, what would be some pointers for them?

One: If you want to be traditionally published, study the trends. Walk through a bookstore and see what’s selling. Sometimes the fact that’s it’s never been done before is a bad thing—it means it won’t sell. Beware of that. You may want to reevaluate your goals. For the record, I didn’t do this before I began Becoming Josephine, but I have since.

Two: I read and research widely, which includes travel, but I am not a historian. I’m a novelist. I grow tired of the constant push and pull between “he/she’s accurate” or “he/she’s inaccurate”—all of the finger pointing historical novelists do to each other. My advice to aspiring writers is to enjoy researching and writing about your topic. Pay attention to detail, but remember that history is far more fluid than what the “experts” say and fiction even more so. What you want is to entertain readers, enflame their imaginations—their hearts! And inspire them to want to read more on a subject. If you’ve managed to do that, you’ve done your job. Readers can consult the many nonfiction books on a given topic until their heart’s content, if they so choose. In other words, don’t get bogged down in every fact and detail. In fact, you will have people tell you that you’re wrong about a particular point, even if you taken it straight from a primary source. It’s happened.

HFC: Are you currently reading any historical fiction? If so, which one(s)?

I just finished reading THE LION AND THE ROSE by Kate Quinn. She’s become one of my favorite historical authors. Her books move at a clip and are loaded with wit and bawdy humor. Currently I’m reading LONGBOURN by Jo Baker.

HFC: What is your favorite historical fiction book and/or your favorite historical author?

I don’t have a favorite, but there are many I adore. Diana Gabaldon, Kate Quinn, Michelle Moran, Erika Robuck, Jessica Brockmole, Sena Jeter Naslund. I’m excited to try other authors people always talk about like Bernard Cornwell and Sharon Kay Penman and Sarah Dunant. They’re on my list!

HFC: Do you have your next project in the works and can we get a hint?

Yes! My next book just sold to Plume, once more, so I’m thrilled to share. It’s called RODIN’S LOVER and it tells the story of Camille Claudel, sculptress, lover, and collaborator to the famed Auguste Rodin. I explore the themes of love, obsession, and madness set to the backdrop of Belle Époque Paris. It’s scheduled to release in winter of 2015.

Heather, thanks again for joining us today. We really enjoyed chatting with you and look forward to hosting you here at HFC again in the future. We wish you continued success with Becoming Josephine.

Thanks so much!

Be sure to stop over at my blog, The True Book Addict, to find out in my review why I consider Becoming Josephine a must-read and be sure to enter the GIVEAWAY.

About Becoming Josephine
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
Plume Books/Penguin
Paperback; 320p
ISBN-10: 0142180653

Rose Tascher sails from her Martinique plantation to Paris to trade her Creole black magic culture for love and adventure. She arrives exultant to follow her dreams of attending Court with Alexandre, her elegant aristocrat and soldier husband. But Alexandre dashes her hopes and abandons her amid the tumult of the French Revolution.

Through her savoir faire, Rose secures her footing in high society, reveling in handsome men and glitzy balls—until the heads of her friends begin to roll.

After narrowly escaping death in the blood-drenched cells of Les Carmes prison, she reinvents herself as Josephine, a socialite of status and power. Yet her youth is fading, and Josephine must choose between a precarious independence and the love of an awkward suitor. Little does she know, he would become the most powerful man of his century- Napoleon Bonaparte.

BECOMING JOSEPHINE is a novel of one woman’s journey to find eternal love and stability, and ultimately to find herself.

Praise for Becoming Josephine

“Heather Webb’s epic novel captivates from its opening in a turbulent plantation society in the Caribbean, to the dramatic rise of one of France’s most fascinating women: Josephine Bonaparte. Perfectly balancing history and story, character and setting, detail and pathos, Becoming Josephine marks a debut as bewitching as its protagonist.” –Erika Robuck, author of Hemingway’s Girl

“With vivid characters and rich historical detail, Heather Webb has portrayed in Josephine a true heroine of great heart, admirable strength, and inspiring courage whose quest is that of women everywhere: to find, and claim, oneself.” –Sherry Jones, bestselling author of The Jewel of the Medina

“A fast-paced, riveting journey, Becoming Josephine captures the volatile mood of one of the most intense periods of history—libertine France, Caribbean slave revolts, the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars—from the point of a view of one of its key witnesses, Josephine Bonaparte.” –Dana Gynther, author of Crossing on the Paris

“Vivid and passionate, Becoming Josephine captures the fiery spirit of the woman who stole Napoleon’s heart and enchanted an empire. –Susan Spann, author of The Shinobi Mysteries

“Spellbinding . . . Heather Webb’s novel takes us behind the mask of the Josephine we thought we knew.” –Christy English, author of How to Tame a Willful Wife and To Be Queen

“Enchanting prose takes the reader on an unforgettable journey . . . Captivating young Rose springs from the lush beauty of her family’s sugar plantation in Martinique to shine in the eighteenth century elegance of Parisian salon society. When France is torn by revolution, not even the blood-bathed terror of imprisonment can break her spirit.” –Marci Jefferson, author of Girl on the Gold Coin (Thomas Dunne Books, 2014)
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About the Author
Heather Webb grew up a military brat and naturally became obsessed with travel, culture, and languages. She put her degrees to good use teaching high school French for nearly a decade before turning to full time novel writing and freelance editing.

When not writing, Heather flexes her foodie skills or looks for excuses to head to the other side of the world.

For more information please visit Heather’s website. You can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

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January 24, 2014

Announcing...Facebook Launch Party for Jeannie Ruesch's Cloaked in Danger

What: Jeannie Ruesch's Facebook Launch Party for Cloaked in Danger
Where: https://www.facebook.com/events/479465215499279
When: Monday, January 27th 3:00 - 7:00pm PST

About Cloaked in Danger
Publication Date: January 27, 2014
Carina Press

Aria Whitney has little in common with the delicate ladies of London society. Her famous father made his fortune hunting archaeological treasures, and her rustic upbringing has left her ill prepared for a life of parties and frippery. But when Gideon Whitney goes missing in Egypt, Aria must embrace the unknown. Armed with only the short list of highborn men who’d backed her father’s venture, she poses as a woman looking for a husband. She doesn’t intend to find one.

Adam Willoughby, Earl of Merewood, finds London’s strangest new debutante fascinating, but when he catches her investigating his family’s secrets, he threatens to ruin her reputation. He doesn’t intend to enjoy it so much.

When their lustful indiscretion is discovered, Adam finds that he regrets nothing. But now, as Aria’s father’s enemy draws near, Adam must convince his betrothed that she can trust him with her own secrets…before it’s too late.

About Jeannie Ruesch
Jeannie Ruesch wrote her first story at the age of the six, prompting her to give up an illustrious, hours-long ambition of becoming a Dallas Cowboy
Cheerleader and declare that writing was her destiny. That journey to destiny took a few detours along the way, including a career in marketing and

Her first novel, a fairy-tale like historical romance, was published in 2009, but the darker side of life had always captivated her. So after a dinner
conversation with friends about the best way to hide a dead body, she knew she had to find a way to incorporate suspense into her writing. (The legal
outlet for her fascination.) Today, she continues writing what she loves to read – stories of history, romance and suspense. She lives in Northern
California with her husband, their son and an 80 pound lapdog lab named Cooper.

She is also the creator of the WIP Notebook, a writer’s tool to help stay organized while you write, which you can find at her website. You can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads and Pinterest.

January 23, 2014

Caddy Rowland's Gastien Part I: The Cost of the Dream - Guest Post

Please welcome historical fiction author and artist, Caddy Rowland, who will be a regular contributor here at Historical Fiction Connection. She will share with us the artists, art and history of the Bohemian era.

Making History Bohemian Style
By Caddy Rowland

Hi, my name is Caddy Rowland, and I’m both an author and a painter. The painting has always been in my blood, and I suppose the writing has, too. There was always the dream of writing a novel in the back of my head. Someday. Someday. A few were even started, only to be abandoned because life was just too busy.

Then, on March 29th, 2010 I got a phone call which would change my life. It was our medical clinic, and they were calling to tell me I had breast cancer. I won’t go on and on about this because it’s not the subject of my post today. The reason I brought it up was to make a point. That phone call lit a fire under my butt like nothing ever had. I finally understood something very precious: All You Have Is Now.

Well, if all I had was now, then some of those “things to do” had to become “things I’m doing” in a quick hurry. Like, about now. That was a blessing given to me by having had cancer. That book was going to be written. Now. Then it turned into two books. And, as I was editing the second, I realized I had a series on my hands. The two turned into five. The Gastien Series was born. All because I finally understood the reality of Now.

It made perfect sense for me to make my main character an artist. Or, rather, he was a peasant farm boy with a wild dream to become an artist. Okay, I had the main character. Now for the setting. Well, that was a no brainer for me. There is no greater time period in history in regard to art than the last half of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth. That’s when Paris, most specifically Montmartre, became the hotbed for everything creative, turning the art world on its stuffy ear and breathing new life into creating.

It didn’t come easily. It didn’t gain acceptance overnight. But make no mistake: art would never again be seen in quite the same light. Every type of art that developed after Impressionism can thank those bohemian impressionists for having the guts to stand up to convention, do something different, and even turn the derisive term “impressionist” into something that would rock the world for decades to come.

What happened? Oh, way more than I can tell you in one post. And, believe me; these artists lived a lifestyle that was anything but Victorian. Oh, yes, they thumbed their noses at society in more ways than painting style. Wanna know more?

Well, I’ll tell you, but I’m going to do it a little at a time. The best way to enjoy any great era is to get a little taste of it and savor. I’ll be back monthly, sharing different aspects of these artists and their lives. I hope you enjoy learning more about this era as much as I like writing about it. But let me warn you: if you’re straight-laced, some of these artists’ actions may cause you to blush. But you know what? That’s what makes them so much fun to write about!

The cancer? Oh, that was taken care of. It was caught early at Stage 0. After six weeks of radiation, I was told to expect to eventually die of something other than breast cancer. I plan on having plenty of time to share stories of Bohemia with you.

After all, all I have is now. And, in case you don’t realize it, now can last a very long time. It lasts until you take your last breath. The beauty of it is we don’t know when that will be, so—if we’re smart—we make the most of that fabulous, magical time. Now.

When young Gastien Beauchamp flees the farm for Paris, the late nineteenth century bohemian era is in full swing. Color has always called to him, beseeching him to capture it on canvas and show people a new way of seeing things. His father belittled his dream of being an artist and tried to beat him into giving it up. The dream wouldn’t die, but Gastien would have had he not left.

He also yearns to become a great lover. After the years of anguish he has endured at the hand of his father, it would be heaven to feel pleasure instead of pain.

However, the city of Paris has a ruthless agenda. Unless a man has money and connections, Paris unfeelingly crushes dreams and destroys souls. With neither of the required assets, Gastien faces living in alleys, digging in trash bins for food, and sleeping where a man is often killed for his threadbare blanket.

Left with only his dreams, Gastien stubbornly pushes on. He vows that absolutely nothing will stop him, not yet realizing what keeping that vow might mean.

Sometimes the "impossible" is possible— but the cost can be extremely high.


This historical fiction novel is book 1 of a 5 book drama/family saga for adults (The Gastien Series). As such, it contains adult themes and graphic scenes. Each book can stand on its own, but is most compelling read in order.

About the author
Caddy Rowland grew up with a stack of books that almost reached the ceiling before she was five. Books, along with her vivid imagination, have always been some of her closest friends.

She lives with her husband, who was her high school sweetheart. They are owned by two parrots. Besides being a writer, she is an artist. One can often find her “makin’ love to the color” (painting) with loud music blaring.

Her goal as an author is to make readers laugh, cry, think, and become intimately connected with her main characters. She writes dramatic novels showcasing the sublime joy and bitter tragedy of being human.

Visit Caddy:

Blog | Goodreads | Amazon Author Page
Author Facebook Fanpage | Gastien Fanpage

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January 20, 2014

Featuring Irina Shapiro's The Hands of Time {Giveaway}

About The Hands of Time
Publication Date: December 7, 2011
Merlin Press

When a young American woman vanishes without a trace from a quaint fishing village on the coast of England only one person knows the truth, but he remains silent, allowing the authorities to search for her in vain, safe in the knowledge that she will never be found. As Valerie’s bereft sister returns home alone, she struggles to understand what happened and come to terms with her terrible loss when she suddenly stumbles upon a clue that might finally shed some light on her sister’s disappearance.

Meanwhile, Valerie Crane finds herself transported to the year 1605. Terrified and confused she turns for help to the Whitfield brothers, who take her in and offer her a home despite their misgivings about her origins. Both Alexander and Finlay Whitfield fall in love with the mysterious woman who shows up on their doorstep, creating a love triangle that threatens to consume them all. Valerie must make her choice, deciding between the brother who will lead her down the path of destruction or one who will give her the love she couldn’t find in her own time.

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About the Author
Irina Shapiro was born in Moscow, Russia, where she lived until she was eleven. In 1982 her family emigrated to the United States and settled in New York. Due to her love of reading, Irina was able to pick up English very quickly, and was an honor student throughout her school career.

After graduating from Bernard M. Baruch College in 1992 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Irina worked in advertising for two years before shifting her focus to Import/Export. She worked her way up to the position of Import Manager in a large textile house before leaving the work force in 2007 to focus on her autistic son.

It wasn’t until Irina had been at home for some time that she began to write. Eventually the characters began to take on a life of their own and have conversations in her head, and once she started writing her musings down the stories came easily enough. Irina incorporated her love of history and travel into her writing to create a rich and detailed background for the characters. Since then Irina has written eight novels. She is currently working on book five of The Hands of Time Series.

Irina Shapiro lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.

For more information, please visit www.irinashapiro.com. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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January 15, 2014

Shari Vester's Degrees of Courage--Guest Post and {Giveaway}

At book signings and book club presentations I am frequently asked what inspired me to write the book. Initially, it was strictly personal; I wanted to write down what I knew about my family history from 1900 onward. I was thinking of my two young American-born, half Hungarian grand nephews, now 12 and 7 years old. They are too young to care now, but there might come a time later in life when their curiosity would turn toward digging a little into the Hungarian side of their family background. Their mother, my niece, is Hungarian, but she couldn't tell them much about what is in the book, because she was born in 1970, about the time the written story ends, and she never knew her Zachar grandparents, or the hardship the two previous generations had to endure. She came to this country as a young girl to study, completely lost her Hungarian accent--which still plagues me after fifty plus years--married into and American family, and with the exception of knowing a few Hungarian words, her boys are 100% Americans. They did visit the old country and have some ideas about the difference between life here and over there, so I hope in time, when they are older, they would like to know more about their Hungarian ancestry. I won't be around anymore to tell the tale, but alas, there will be the book.

Well that was in the beginning when I first sat down and started to pound on the keyboard, but soon, as I was reaching the time of WWI, I realized that there is much similarity between my nephews' nebulous perceptions about their Hungarian background and the way so many people in this country view Hungary's role in 20th century history. Perhaps the relatively small number of Americans visiting Hungary plays into this lack wider knowledge and interest in that far-away Central European country. They stayed away especially during the period from 1945 to 1990, when it was one of the satellites of the Soviet sphere, and foreign travelers were not welcome to peek behind the iron curtain. Whatever the reason, Hungary is so much more than the land of goulash and Zsazsa Gabor, and so I started to write about the country's historical events during the last century alongside with the family story. And that is why the book became 567 pages long with strong historical emphasis, instead of a much smaller family memoir.

About Degrees of Courage
Publication Date: June 19, 2012
Mill City Press
Paperback; 574p
ISBN: 1938223233

The book follows the story of three generation of women from 1900 through 1970, seven decades of wars and hardship. At the turn of the century, an era of strict moral codes, Angela falls in love with a priest who abandons her and her unborn child. She overcomes rejection and misfortunes, including losing her right hand, and brings up her daughter, exuberant, stubborn Ilonka. In spite of the stigma of her illegitimate birth, the girl finds happiness in love and marriage, raising five children, among them Sarika, independent and high-spirited, much like herself. With the outbreak of WWII, however, their lives change drastically, followed by equally hard times as the country falls under Soviet-style dictatorship. When an attempt to free the country in 1956 fails and people start to flee retributions, Sarika and her brothers join the exodus to the West. With her family torn apart Ilonka never recovers her strength.

Years of fear and political pressures hasten her descend into depression, and when she loses her husband too, she finally gives up. Alone and completely on her own, Sarika finds her way to America, and begins a new life full of opportunities and most importantly, free of fear.

Book Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt-9oc12WS4

About the Author
As a young woman, author Shari Vester fled her native Hungary in 1956 after the defeat of a patriotic uprising against the country's Soviet-dictated regime. She was granted asylum in the United States to begin a new life. After a year living in New York she moved to Los Angeles, married, and worked as an insurance account manager. Recently retired, she and her husband relocated in the Palm Spring area, where she finally found time to write. Her debut novel, Degrees of Courage, is a historical fiction drawn on her family history. It paints a sharp contrast between life as we know it in America, versus a time and place where today's "Let it be" mentality was simply impossible.

For more information please visit Shari's website.

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January 10, 2014

Jennifer Cody Epstein's The Gods of Heavenly Punishment {Giveaway}

About The Gods of Heavenly Punishment

Paperback Publication Date: January 13, 2014
W.W. Norton & Company
Paperback; 400p
ISBN-13: 9780393347883

One summer night in prewar Japan, eleven-year-old Billy Reynolds takes snapshots at his parent’s dinner party. That same evening his father Anton–a prominent American architect–begins a torrid affair with the wife of his master carpenter. A world away in New York, Cameron Richards rides a Ferris Wheel with his sweetheart and dreams about flying a plane. Though seemingly disparate moments, they will all draw together to shape the fate of a young girl caught in the midst of one of WWII’s most horrific events–the 1945 firebombing of Tokyo.

Exquisitely-rendered, The Gods of Heavenly Punishment tells the stories of families on both sides of the Pacific: their loves and infidelities, their dreams and losses–and their shared connection to one of the most devastating acts of war in human history.

Praise for The Gods of Heavenly Punishment

“Epstein’s second novel (after The Painter from Shanghai) is bursting with characters and locales. Yet painful, authentic (Epstein has lived and worked in Asia), and exquisite portraits emerge of the personal impact of national conflicts—and how sometimes those conflicts can be bridged by human connections.” (Publishers Weekly)

“The Gods of Heavenly Punishment is a page-turner thanks to its high-stakes adventure, torrid love affairs and characters so real they seem to follow you around. And in the end, this gripping novel asks us not just to consider a lost chapter of a famous war but also to explore what it means to be lucky—and what it means to be loved.” (Amy Shearn, Oprah.com)

“The Gods of Heavenly Punishment showcases war’s bitter ironies…as well as its romantic serendipities.” (Megan O’Grady, Vogue)

“With stunning clarity, Epstein has re-created Tokyo both before and after the bombing in a novel that raises still-unanswered questions about the horrors of war, the cruelty associated with it and the lasting impression it can make on a person, a people or a place.” (Shelf-Awareness.com)

“An epic novel about a young Japanese girl during World War II underscores the far-reaching impact that the decisions of others can have.” (Kirkus Reviews)

“Sweeping….[A] harrowing novel of destruction and creation that will appeal to fans of historical fiction” (Library Journal—starred review)

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About the Author
Jennifer Cody Epstein is the author of The Gods of Heavenly Punishment and the international bestseller The Painter from Shanghai. She has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal, Self, Mademoiselle and NBC, and has worked in Hong Kong, Japan and Bangkok, Thailand. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, two daughters and especially needy Springer Spaniel.

For more information, please visit Jennifer Cody Epstein’s website and blog. You can also find her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.

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January 06, 2014

Nicky Penttila's An Untitled Lady {Giveaway}


Publication Date: December 20, 2013
Musa Publishing
ISBN: 9781619375963

Shocking family news forces Madeline Wetherby to abandon her plans to marry an earl and settle for upstart Manchester merchant Nash Quinn. When she discovers that her birth father is one of the weavers her husband is putting out of work—and a radical leader—Maddie must decide which family she truly desires, the man of her heart or the people of her blood.

An earl’s second son, Nash chose a life of Trade over Society. When protest marches spread across Lancashire, the pressure on him grows. If he can’t make both workers and manufacturers see reason he stands to lose everything: his business, his town, and his marriage.

As Manchester simmers under the summer sun, the choices grow more stark for Maddie and Nash: Family or justice. Love or money. Life or death.

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About the Author

Nicky Penttila writes stories with adventure and love, and often with ideas and history as well. She enjoys coming up with stories that are set in faraway cities and countries, because then she *must* travel there, you know, for research. She lives in Maryland with her reading-mad husband and amazing rescue cat.

She’s chattiest on Twitter, @NickyPenttila, and can also be found at nickypenttila.com and on Facebook.

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