About The Novel





*PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY calls ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE “enchanting” in a starred review.


*ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE is on the KIRKUS REVIEWS 2013 list of best novels for summer reading.


*LIBRARY JOURNAL names ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE as a best novel for 2013.


“Insightful, charming, and wholly entertaining.” — Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner



Recent Blog Posts

February 14, 2014 |

Feminine Hygiene Products — Stephanie’s Mini-History (Part 2)

(Continued from Part 1 — The Bloody Reality)   Have you ever seen a menstrual stain on something a woman...

February 12, 2014 |

Five Things Marci Jefferson Didn’t Know She Needed to Know Before Writing her Novel

    The second author guest in my new series of posts telling us THINGS I DIDN’T KNOW I’D NEED TO...

February 10, 2014 |

10 things Susan Spann Didn’t Know She Needed to Know Before Writing her Novel

I’m excited to begin a series of guests posts featuring authors who will be telling us THINGS I...

February 10, 2014 |

Menstruation: The Bloody Reality

Menstruation wound up having an important presence in my novel ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE. The story alternates between...

February 3, 2014 |

Five things I didn’t know I’d need to know before writing my historical novel

ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE was my fifth novel, but my first with a historical setting. I like to joke that when starting...

February 1, 2014 |

Astor Place Vintage is a Deal on Amazon

The Kindle ebook edition is on sale for just $1.99. Here’s the link!...

December 9, 2013 |

I Am On Pins and Needles!

Because I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned about the history of pins and needles.   It’s...

November 30, 2013 |

Astor Place Vintage Trailer


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