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Book News! The Phantom’s Apprentice to be Published

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Author Interviews, Blog, Contests & Hops, Frenchie Fridays, Uncategorized, Writing Tips | 0 comments

I’m so delighted to share a top secret project I’ve been working on the last two years–a Gothic suspense tale set in Belle Époque Paris called THE PHANTOM’S APPRENTICE, based on the classic novel THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Gaston Leroux!!! Release date is May 2017. (Check out these photos I took of the STUNNING Palais Garnier while in Paris researching two summers ago.) More about the book: THE PHANTOM’S APPRENTICE is a fresh take on the beloved The Phantom of the...

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Writers: Spring Editing Special!

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Writing Tips | 0 comments

Are you a writer on your journey to publication? Spring “clean” your manuscript and receive publishing/marketing advice with my editing discount package.  Details below: Developmental Reads on a full manuscript:  15% discount Line Edit Reads on a full manuscript: 10% discount **Any full read, I will throw in your query for no extra charge WHO I AM I’m a traditionally published author with Penguin Random House and HarperCollins, as well as a freelance editor, and blogger. I have...

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Cover Reveal! Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Blog, Contests & Hops, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Happy day! I’m so thrilled to share the gorgeous cover for FALL OF POPPIES, the WWI anthology releasing from HarperCollins March 1, 2016. It’s also up for pre-order! (Follow the links below to reserve your copy.) I had so much fun writing my novella and working with the other authors. We hope you’ll enjoy the wide range of stories as much as we did writing them! Stay tuned for advanced reader giveaways and a list of signing events in a region near you.     ...

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Springtime in France? Mais Oui. #Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Blog, Contests & Hops, Frenchie Fridays | 0 comments

To celebrate the glorious coming of spring (at last), four authors who adore France offer you a giveaway of our latest novels. If you can’t get away to France on your own, let us take you there! All you need to do is enter the Rafflecopter link and share, pretty please: Giveaway link:  adriainparis.blogspot.fr/2015/04/en ABOUT THE BOOKS French Coast by Anita Hughes Serena has the job she’s always dreamed of and Chase, the man her heart never dared to. As a new editor at Vogue, she bags...

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Support Women in the Arts: Book & Charity Event

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Author Interviews, Blog, Contests & Hops, Foodie Advice, Frenchie Fridays, Writing Tips | 0 comments

Hi, friends! I’m returning from a whirlwind book tour and just in time! I have a very exciting event coming up next month in California. Betsy Franco (writer, actor, director, & mother of very talented sons James, Dave, & Tom Franco) and I both published novels about a beloved female artist–Camille Claudel–who struggled against a male-dominated art world so intensely, she was committed to an asylum. Camille’s toils inspired us to not only retell her story, but to...

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Prizes, Books, Artists: Join the Facebook Release Party for Rodin’s Lover

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Blog, Contests & Hops, Writing Tips | 0 comments

The official countdown is on! In a little over one week, Rodin’s Lover, and my beloved Camille Claudel will make her way into the world. To celebrate the occasion, Tuesday, January 27th, I will be hosting a public Facebook release party, open to the public. We’ll discuss the Belle Époque era, sculpture, the art scene of the day, and of course the two lovers–Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin. I’ll be giving away all kinds of prizes (Paris journal, gift cards, books,...

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