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Blanche, Lady Wake

As I count down from 2 weeks (yesterday!) until the publication of A Triple Knot (8 July!), I’ve been thinking about the stories that didn’t make the cut. I knew from the first that living as she did in the thick of the royal…

Changes Afoot!

As publication day for A TRIPLE KNOT grows nigh (8 July!), the delightful Sarah in Random House’s marketing department is putting together a beautiful website for me. At last Candace and Emma will share a website.¬† Fair warning!¬†Sometime in the next week or so…

So the Voynich Manuscript May Not Be a Fake?

So the Voynich Manuscript May Not Be a Fake? My thanks to my friend Chris Nickson for sending me this link today. I love this sort of scholarly sleuthing–like Julie’s Chappell’s work in tracking down the different rubricators in the Margery Kempe manuscript (The…

A Triple Knot Page Proofs Off to NYC!

Oh the joy of sending off the page proofs of A Triple Knot, three years in the birthing! The joy and the terror, actually…. As I handed them over to Jim at the FedEx desk I shivered, knowing that somewhere in that 4 pounds…

A Triple Knot

Yes, I’ve been quiet, but for a good reason. I’m reviewing the copyedit of A Triple Knot and making the last substantive changes–a tense yet exhilarating point in the birthing of a book. I’m reading it aloud to catch infelicitous phrases, inconsistencies, and repetitions….