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Rose Under Fire Paperback Giveaway

To celebrate the US & Canada paperback releases of Rose Under Fire, Shae over at Shae Has Left the Room is hosting a character interview with Lisette Romilly. We’ve also got four copies of Rose to give away. The giveaway ends 9 October 2014.…

24 Aug. 2014, Edinburgh International Book Festival

Historical Adventures with Elizabeth Laird, Sun. 24 August, 4.30 – 5.30 p.m. at the Baillie Gifford Imagination Lab. Admission £4.50. Both The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird and Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein have settings in…

12-18 June: free Code Name Verity audiobook with SYNC

As part of the 2014 SYNC title lineup, the marvellous audiobook of Code Name Verity, read by Morven Christie and Lucy Gaskell, is available free from 12-18 June 2014. It’s aptly paired with the autobiographical The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, a wonderful story…

BEA signings

I’ll be at Book Expo America in New York on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 May! Signings are Thurs. 29 May 9.15-9.45 a.m. at the MWA (Mystery Writers of America) booth (#2557); Thurs. 29 May at the ABA Lounge Reception,…

Petticoats & Pistols

I’m going to have a story included in Jessica Spotswood’s new anthology, Petticoats and Pistols, which Candlewick Press has just acquired. The collection will be a bonanza of new historical fiction about amazing women. Mostly to be set in America,…

World Book Night 23 April 2014

cnv paperback
Code Name Verity has been chosen as a World Book Night book in the USA! On 23 April 2014, thousands of donors will give away thousands of copies of CNV and other books in public places. Check out the celebration and its associated…