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L.A. Book Events Announced

L.A. Book Events Announced
2 Book Events at California State University Long Beach
-FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC-
Afternoon presentation, Novel in the Drawer: From Manuscript to Published Novel. How to get your work out of the drawer and into the open.

Evening Book Talk, Reading and Reception. Yes, wine, refreshments plus signed copies will be on hand!
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Audio Book The Missing Italian Girl : A Mystery in Paris

New audio formatThe Missing Italian GirlMissing Italian Girl now available in Audio format from AUDIOGO, BBC Audio Books. Narrated by Meredith Mitchell, one 5 star rating so far and you can hear a sample clip on the website. Continue reading

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International Women’s Day, Feminism and Social Class

Interview/ International Women’s Day #IWD talks feminism, women’s studies, social class, writing fiction and the strong women in ‘The Missing Italian Girl,’ including real-life investigative reporter Caroline Rémy de Guebhard (a/k/a Séverine) Continue reading

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Pope explores Belle Epoque Paris in an elegant murder mystery -from Eugene Weekly

Pope explores Belle Epoque Paris in an elegant murder mystery. The Missing Italian Girl plays out like a scene from a Merchant Ivory film; the year is 1897, the city is Paris and three shrouded figures dodge the ghoulish cast of gas lamps near the Gare de l’Est as they bring a special (and posthumous) delivery to one of the city’s dumping waters, the Basin de La Villette. In the city of lights, on a warm summer night at the turn of the century, the trio is taking a great risk. Guided by the young and confident Russian revolutionary Pyotr Ivanovich, two Italian teenage sisters — Angela and Maura Laurenzano — find themselves swept up in a world of anarchy and murder by the basin that night, as the plot is elegantly set in motion. Continue reading

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