"Cassandra smiled & whispered to herself,
'This is a day well spent.' "
—Jane Austen,
The Beautifull [sic] Cassandra

Events are posted here as they are scheduled, so check back periodically to see whether I will be traveling to a city near you.

2017 Engagements

Historical Novel Society
North American Conference
Portland, Oregon

June 22-24
Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Friday, June 23
Panel, 9:15-10:15 am
KILLING TIME — DEATH COMES TO EVERY ERA: Historical Mysteries & Thrillers
Join me and fellow authors Priscilla Royal, Christine Trent, and Sophie Littlefield/Sophia Grant for a lively discussion. (This panel session is open to conference attendees only, but see below for events open to the public.)

Saturday, June 24
Readers Festival
12:15-3:30 pm
While the main conference is open only to HNS members, on Saturday afternoon there is a Readers Festival open to the public. The Festival offers special programming for the community, including an interview and Q&A with conference Guests of Honor Geraldine Brooks and David Eberschoff. Registration is $15 in advance online or $20 at door (if space remains; cash only).

Pavilion Ballroom East & West
3:45-5:15 pm (free and open to the public)
Dozens of historical fiction authors will be present at the public booksigning. If you are in the area, do come and introduce yourself — I seldom get to the West Coast, and I'd love to meet you! Books will be available onsite for purchase, or just stop by to say hello.