Frenchie Fridays

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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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: 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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Paris is Always a Good Idea: Voyage Into a Good Book

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Contests & Hops, Frenchie Fridays | 2 comments

Hi all! I think the title of this post speaks for itself–isn’t Paris grand? For lovers of Frenchie books and to celebrate the City of Light, author Vicki Lesage put together a blog hop packed with an array of France-loving writers. Each author answered a few questions for fun and included their links below. Enjoy browsing and vive la France!   Bien sûr, we’ll begin with: BECOMING JOSEPHINE by Moi Why is your book a “good idea” for someone who loves...

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Giveaway Winners & a Frenchie Friday

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Contests & Hops, Frenchie Fridays | 0 comments

Hey all, I am overwhelmed by your comments and excitement to read BECOMING JOSEPHINE! I had so many in fact, I’ve decided to give away not one advanced reader copies, but two. WINNERS   Elizabeth Bevins Joyce Norman *Please email me your addresses and I’ll drop them in the mail pronto.   CHAT WITH WITH THE AUTHOR Please join me in a live Twitter chat Monday at 8 p.m. EST using the hashtag #histchics to celebrate the upcoming release of THE SECRET DAUGHTER OF THE TZAR by...

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Frenchie Friday: Pass the Cheese Please

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Foodie Advice, Frenchie Fridays | 15 comments

It’s Friday, my favorite day of the week, and the day I get to talk about France AND gear up for Beth Fish’s #Weekend Cooking! So I had my anniversary last week and I spent the whole week with my face smashed against the glass porch door waiting. Waiting for one of my favorite gifts to arrive–a large package of stinky, scrumptious, flavorful French cheese! These cheeses are delivered via UPS straight from France and They have a cheese library, a monthly cheese,...

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