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Susanna Kearsley

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New York Times, USA Today, and Globe and Mail bestselling author Susanna Kearsley is a former museum curator who loves restoring the lost voices of real people to the page, interweaving romance and historical intrigue with modern adventure.

Her books, published in translation in more than 20 countries, have won the Catherine Cookson Fiction Prize, RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards, a RITA Award, and National Readers’ Choice Awards, and have finaled for the UK’s Romantic Novel of the Year and the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel.

She lives near Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

(Aka Emma Cole, a pseudonym she used for one novel, Every Secret Thing, a thriller which at the time was intended to be the first of a trilogy featuring he
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Bellewether Tour Dates for USA

Hi everybody!

Just a reminder of where I'll be stopping next week on my tour to celebrate the American publication of BELLEWETHER...

Sunday, August 5 @ 2pm:
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Monday, August 6 @ 6:30pm:
High Point Museum
1859 East Lexington Ave., High Point, NC 27262

Tuesday, August 7 @ 6pm:
Malaprop's Books/Cafe
55 Haywood St. Asheville, Read more of this blog post »
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Janie When will your next book come out and what will it be about?


Samantha Thank you Susanna for accepting my friend request. I just finished reading The Rose Garden, I absolutely loved it! So much in fact that I polished it off in 4 days.


Cristaux Thank you Susanna for accepting my friend request. I am currently reading Season Of Storms, which I am thoroughly enjoying! I'm looking forward to reading all of your novels.


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