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Andrea Penrose is a pseudonym for an author who has also written as Cara Elliott for Grand Central and Andrea Pickens for NAL. Her historical mysteries and romantic novels are set in Regency England, an era that has fascinated her ever since she picked up a copy of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

A graduate of Yale, she has won numerous writing awards, including two Daphne Du Maurier Awards for historical mystery, the Golden Leaf, and she’s been a three-time finalist for the prestigious RITA Award. Her books have been translated into nine different languages.

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Andrea Penrose Pat, so glad you enjoyed them. Right now I'm in the middle of finishing the second Wrexford-Sloane book. But I really enjoy writing Lady Arianna, and…morePat, so glad you enjoyed them. Right now I'm in the middle of finishing the second Wrexford-Sloane book. But I really enjoy writing Lady Arianna, and hope to do more of them in the future. So stay tuned!(less)
Andrea Penrose Hi Emily, Kensington hasn't yet set the publication date, but I expect it to be in summer 2019. I'll let you know the exact date when they tell me!

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Hi Emily, Kensington hasn't yet set the publication date, but I expect it to be in summer 2019. I'll let you know the exact date when they tell me!

(And don't worry about the Weasels! Charlotte and Wrexford would NEVER let me harm a hair on their disheveled little heads!)(less)
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In my Regency-set mystery, Murder on Black Swan Lane, the heroine, Charlotte Sloane, makes her living putting words and images on paper. Which got me to thinking about what an incredibly important basic commodity it was in the era. Communication—whether it be art, personal letters, scholarly ideas, firebrand political tracts, music, etc.—was dependent on paper, from the fine deckled edged water... Read more of this blog post »
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