Deanna Raybourn

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Deanna Raybourn

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling novelist Deanna Raybourn is a 6th-generation native Texan. She graduated with a double major in English and history from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Married to her college sweetheart and the mother of one, Raybourn makes her home in Virginia. Her novels have been nominated for numerous awards including two RT Reviewers’ Choice awards, the Agatha, two Dilys Winns, a Last Laugh, three du Mauriers, and most recently the 2019 Edgar Award for Best Novel. She launched a new Victorian mystery series with the 2015 release of A CURIOUS BEGINNING, featuring intrepid butterfly-hunter and amateur sleuth, Veronica Speedwell. Veronica returned in 2017's A Perilous Undertaking, and A Treacherous Curse, ...more

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Alright, chickens, hang onto your hats because we are full UP with good news today.


First, I just found out--we're talking an hour ago--that the large print rights to A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS have been sold at auction! That means that for the first time, one of my titles is being released in the large print format in the US and Canada. This is literally ALL I know. No details on release date yet, bu

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Sophia Thank you for accepting my friend request, Deanna!

I love your Julia and Nicholas and I look forward to your new book set in Africa.


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