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News & Announcements

NEWS: My debut novel, The Secret Music at Tordesillas, is the inaugural winner of the Tuscarora Award for Historical Fiction from Hidden River Press. The book launched on June 15, 2020.

Signed copies of the book are available through my hometown bookstore, Grass Roots Books and Music.  The book is also available through–a great place to buy to support local independent bookstores, through Powell’s City of Books, as well as through other major online bookstores and outlets, including Barnes and Noble and

And for eBook readers, there is a Kindle.

Read an interview with me by nationally-known literary blogger Deborah Kalb, published on May 29, 2020.

Booklist reviewer Sarah Johnson reposted her August 10 review of The Secret Music on her blogsite, Reading the Past.

PUBLICITY: For reviews, book club, or event inquiries, please contact Mary Bisbee-Beek at

REPRESENTATION: please contact Colleen Mohyde at



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