Deanne Wilsted

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Deanne Wilsted lives in Seattle WA, but dreams one day of retiring to Italy. Until then you’ll find her writing her fourth novel, perfecting her pasta making, and receiving helpful feedback on both from her twelve year old daughter, her husband, and her dog (she usually goes with the dog’s advice.) Her books, MOLTO MAYHEM (out on Nov. 18, 2016), BETTING JESSICA and UNTANGLING THE KNOT are on

- Check out my website for blog posts about what I over hear while writing, recipes from MOLTO MAYHEM and links to Authorgraph for my digital signature:

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Deanne Wilsted One of my favorite parts of the writing process is when I get to do research for a story. For my new project, though, my research actually takes me…moreOne of my favorite parts of the writing process is when I get to do research for a story. For my new project, though, my research actually takes me out of the country, to England where the story is set. It is a battle between Harry Potter vs Jane Austen tourist sites, so I am exploring many of the movie locations for the Harry Potter films as well as Jane Austen's homes in Bath (I actually get to stay in it here) and in Steventon/Alton. I also will be visiting Lyme Park, the location for the Colin Firth scene in Pride and Prejudice where he swims in the lake and walks toward his manor in the wet shirt;>)

Because the book is based on a mother daughter relationship (and thus the competing itineraries) I am including my own 10 year old daughter in my travels. We will both be blogging about our trip and our own thoughts about Harry Potter vs Jane Austen. You can find my posts here on Goodreads, or on my website:

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Average rating: 3.65 · 92 ratings · 26 reviews · 3 distinct works
Betting Jessica

3.38 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Untangling the Knot

4.44 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Molto Mayhem

4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings2 editions
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Overheard at School . . .

Picture"Argh... a uniform! For the next five years. This is totally unfair."

My seventh grade daughter was talking with friends about the announcement that had been made at school that day. There was to be a new school uniform policy with, horror of all horrors, beige uniforms. I heard about it at school, and then on the ride home, and then at home for about an hour. She was up in arms... and I expect... Read more of this blog post »
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