Posts Tagged ‘In the Shadow of the Apennines’
Shiny new badge for my In the Shadow of The Apennines
Excited for my newest, pretty badge for my latest novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines. It’s been five months since my novel was released – but pleased to still be gathering reviews and comments from readers. Thanks so much for reading! If you read and enjoyed my novel – please, please do leave a…Read More
Super excited to receive the Feathered Quill Reviewer’s Choice Book Award
Recently received the news that I was awarded the 2022 Feathered Qull Reviewer’s Choice Award for my most recent novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines. This meant a lot to me because it is the book reviewer’s selection of her favorite read for the year. You can read my Feathered Quill review here. As…Read More
Taking my novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, out to meet its setting
My newest novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, is set in modern days – in the Abruzzo mountain town of Marsicano, and in the nearby town of Pescina at the eve of WWI. While Pescina is very real, Marsicano is an invented Italian mountain town. However, it bears a striking resemblance to the real…Read More
Marking Armistice Day through WWI literature
Today is Armistice Day. The day in which the end of WWI fighting was declared at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. I am fascinated by WWI stories. I love the era and the way society was changing at the outset of the twentieth century. In order to…Read More
Abruzzo’s WWI Memorial soldiers in In The Shadow of The Apennines
An important symbol in my newly released novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, is the memorial soldier statue found at the high peak of the Italian mountain town that serves as the setting of my story. My novel’s protagonist, Samantha, is an American who moves to the tiny Abruzzo mountain town of Marsicano, hoping…Read More
A big shout-out to Bookstagrammers and book bloggers supporting my launch
I’m hardly an expert, but this is the third book launch I have under my belt, so at least I’ve gleaned some knowledge about how book promotion is done. And, as I’ve learned, it’s wonderful to leave things to the experts. So pleased to have my Bookstagrammer launch tour through Kate Rock Book tours. Kate…Read More
Happy Publication Day to In The Shadow of the Apennines!
It’s here….!! I am so excited to announce that my new novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, officially launches TODAY! As fellow writers know, it takes a lot to get a novel out into the world, so, even if there will be a million details to handle and assessments to make, launch day is…Read More
The stories behind my new release, In The Shadow of The Apennines
I am so excited my new novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, releases one week from today. I’ve explained a bit in my acknowledgements section what inspired me to write the novel. But – even if, as an author, it pains me to say it- if a picture is worth a thousand words, perhaps…Read More
My new novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, launches in two weeks!
So excited that my third novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, will launch in just two weeks. This is a story I have wanted to tell about a region of Italy I love – the mountainous region of Abruzzo. This story within a story follows Samantha, a modern-day American woman trying (rather haphazardly) to…Read More
Seeking reviewers for my new novel – up on NetGalley now!
I am so excited to be preparing my third novel for publication. My women’s fiction, dual timeline contemporary/historical novel, In The Shadow of The Apennines, will be released 21 October. In the lead-up, I have my novel up on NetGalley to gather early reader reviews. Here’s the overview: An American divorcée. An Italian shepherdess. Separated…Read More