My April 2024 reads

April 2024 Reads / Kimberly Sullivan

April brought another fabulous – and varied – month month in books. I started the month off with a classic author, Elizabeth Gaskell, a friend and contemporary of Charles Dickens, who published her novels serially in his literary  magazines. I had never read her novella of the Salem Witch Trials and enjoyed this interesting recounting…

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Beach reading season 2024 officially begins!

Beach reads / Kimberly Sullivan

I had a lovely mid-week day off last week and decided to take a hop down to seaside Sperlonga. I love visiting this pretty beach town. Heck, much of my first novel, Three Coins, was set here. In that novel, three women meet and become unlikely friends when they are all in Sperlonga off-season. Some…

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My next novel underway…

Todi, Umbria, Italy / Kimberly Sullivan

I’m so excited to be one step closer to publishing my next novel, which I plan to release this fall. I just received feedback from (wonderful) beta readers and prepared my manuscript to send to my editor. When she returns with those edits, I’ll take another crack at it before getting it to my proofreader,…

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My March 2024 reads

March 2024 reads

Another month accompanied by another great stack of books. My stack was – ahem – a little slimmer this month because I had to read my own work. I’m revising my next novel before it goes to my editor, to be released this autumn. As any writer will tell you, reading novels by other authors…

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A shout-out to Czech literature

Prague bookstore / Kimberly Sullivan

Whenever I live in a country, I enjoy learning more about its culture by doing a deep dive into its literature. This was also the case when I lived in Prague, Czech Republic many years ago. The Czechs have a lot of great literature, and I was happy to explore all of it: Vaclav Havel,…

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New book awards for Rome’s Last Noble Palace!

Reader Views Award - Rome's Last Noble Palace

Super excited to have new book award news for my newest novel, Rome’s Last Noble Palace. I just learned that my novel received the Reader Views Award 2023 -2024, Silver Award- Historical Fiction. I don’t write for awards, but that certainly doesn’t mean I don’t feel excited to receive them! I so enjoyed writing this…

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My February 2024 reads

February 2024 Reads

Another month, another great stack of books. I started off the month in Britain, with two psychological thrillers. First I followed the lives of a financially struggling heart recipient and the wealthy family whose daughter’s death provide the needed heart. As the heart recipient and donor’s family grow closer, the twists and turns go hard…

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Book Review : The Patient

The Patient cover

Pleased to be invited on this Bookouture Book Launch tour for the new thriller, The Patient, by Teri Terry. This novel, released 13 February, was a fast-paced, page-turning psychological thriller.   This novel is told through the perspectives of two protagonists. Saphy is a young woman in her late twenties, living in London. Saphy’s life…

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