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Links to Enigma Game Online Event Recordings and Posts

Parnassus Books live – The Enigma Game, in conversation with Monica Hesse, 6 November 2020.


“Facts Behind The Enigma Game: Ten Things I Researched That Amazed Me” (listicle!), 6 November 2020.



Politics & Prose live – The Enigma Game, in conversation with Sherri L. Smith, 4 November 2020


“The Thrill of the Past” – Interview with BookPage, 3 November 2020


“A Virtual Evening with Elizabeth Wein and Steve Sheinkin,” Books & Books, Miami, 2 November 2020


“The Past is a Foreign Country” in the Hachette Blog, 3 November 2020


Book Q&A with Deborah Kalb, 3 November 2020


“Herstory Tea Time” with Sherri L. Smith, Stacey Lee and Virginia Frances Schwartz, 15 October 2020




The Enigma Game Virtual Book Tour, 2-9 November 2020

Please join me at any or all of the following venues for a series of online events! I'm especially excited about the "in conversation" events with wonderful authors Steve Sheinkin, Sherri L. Smith, and Monica Hesse, and the multi-talented Carole E Barrowman. Books can be pre-ordered from all participating bookshops.


Monday, 2 November 2020:

In Conversation with Steve Sheinken

Books & Books - Virtual Event                              

Coral Gables, Florida                                

Time: 5.00 pm EST / 10.00 pm GMT          

Online format: Crowdcast

Click here for event details (and take time to appreciate that Steve and I are twins in our author photos!)

Click here for registration.

Click here to pre-order The Enigma Game from Books & Books.


Wednesday, 4 November 2020:

In Conversation with Sherri L. Smith

Politics & Prose - Virtual Event       

Washington, DC                                                

Time: 5.00 pm EST / 10.00 pm GMT                     

Click here for event details and/or to pre-order The Enigma Game from Politics & Prose.

Click here for event registration.


Friday, 6 November 2020:

In Conversation with Monica Hesse

Parnassus Books - Virtual Event                             

Nashville, Tennessee                                                

Time: 3:30 pm CST / 9:30 pm GMT           

Online format: Facebook Live on Parnassus Page       

Click here for event details and/or to pre-order The Enigma Game from Parnassus Books.

Event log-in details to come a few days before the event.


Sunday, 8 November 2020:

In Conversation with Carole E. Barrowman

Boswell Books - Virtual Event                         

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Time: 3.00 pm CST / 9.00 pm GMT           

Online format: Zoom                                                   

Click here for details and registration.

Click here to pre-order The Enigma Game from Boswell Books.


Monday, 9 November 2020:

Anderson’s Bookshop - Virtual Event                    

Naperville, Illinois                                                  

Time: 5.00 pm CST / 11.00 pm GMT                                 

Format: Hachette Crowdcast                                   

Click here for event details.

Click here for event registration.

Click here to pre-order The Enigma Game from Anderson's Bookshop.


Hope to see some familiar faces over the Internet!



World War II Young Adult Author Panel

Monday 19 October 2020 

5-6 PM Eastern Time (10 - 11 PM BST)

Click to register:

Join me and author Amanda McCrina for a virtual discussion sponsored by the Danbury Library in Connecticut! We'll be talking about history, research, and our new YA thrillers THE ENIGMA GAME (me) and TRAITOR (Amanda).

Amanda made the fabulous promotional banner. :D

You can register at the above link or go through the Danbury Library website here.



HerStory Tea Time, 12 October 2020 Online Event

Mon, October 12, 2020

3-4 PM Eastern Time (8–9 PM BST)

Join Penguin Teen Canada for a tea time full of HerStory in a chat with four amazing historical fiction authors!

About this Event

Tea and books are the perfect combination so Penguin Teen Canada are inviting you to a very special tea time: a celebration of HerStory with some of their historical YA fiction authors!

I'll be speaking along with Sherri L. Smith (The Blossom and The Firefly), Virginia Frances Schwartz (Among the Fallen), and Stacey Lee (The Downstairs Girl).

If you've got a question you'd like to ask, email with the subject line "HerStory Question" and we'll try to include it in our discussion!

You can register for this online event here.




The Enigma Game Blog Tour & Twitter event, 11-22 May 2020

We're holding a blog tour to celebrate Bloomsbury's release of The Enigma Game in the UK on Thursday 14 May 2020. In addition to reviews and comments from bloggers, I've written several guests posts talking about some of the background of the book. Please stop by!

Bloomsbury is also hosting an Enigma Game conversation with Sara Barnard, author of Beautiful Broken Things,  on Twitter at 7-7.30 p.m. BST on Thursday 14 May 2020. Join us there and ask some questions of your own! @ewein2412 #TheEnigmaGame


Blog tour stops:

11 May: 'Louisa Adair takes to the Sky': Guest post on Readaraptor.  And here is Readaraptor's review from 15 July 2020.

             Book review on Live to Read, Read to Live

12 May: 'Flying & Factories: A Woman's War': Guest post on Amy's Bookish Life

              Book review on Live Otherwise: Making it Up As We Go Along

13 May: Book review on The Cliche Bookworm

              Book review on Anna's Adventures in Bookland

14 May: 'Perception and Belonging': Guest post on The Bumbling Blogger

              Book review on PowisAmy

15 May: Book review on Carry On Beautiful

              Book review on What Vicky Read

18 May: Guest post on Luna's Little Library

              Book review on A Cascade of Books   

19 May: Book review on Book Murmuration

              Book review on Library of Books and Tea

20 May: Interview on A Daydreamer's Thoughts

              Book review on Phannie the Ginger Bookworm

21 May: Book review on Fantastic Book Dragon

              Book review on Sifa Elizabeth Reads

22 May: Book review on Abooktasia

              Book review on Moon Dreams



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