Goodreads Giveaway for December: Scent of Triumph

Just in time for holiday, I’m giving away three autographed copies of Scent of Triumph! Please enter to win on the Goodreads book page. The drawing is on December 22, 2012. Scent of Triumph is available in print and Kindle on Amazon. And this month, it’s going live on Kobo and lots of other ebook versions, including…

A Pre-Thanksgiving Surprise

As authors, we hope and pray and cross our fingers for good book reviews, and we take a big gulp and promise we’ll learn and do better next time when the review is less than favorable. So when I submitted Scent of Triumph to a review by a well-known blogger–and author–I admire, well, you get…

SCENT OF TRIUMPH TOPS AMAZON CHARTS!

Thank you to all of my friends and readers here, in Twitterland and at the WLC for making SCENT OF TRIUMPH a smashing success! It defied gravity on the Amazon charts, earning the #1 spot on the Historical Fiction Free chart, and #14 on the coveted Top 100 Free chart! We gave away 10,273 ebooks, which…

Book Club Discussion Idea from Scent of Triumph – The Aromatrack for Vintage Perfumes

Since one of my books is about a French perfumer, I thought it would be interesting to bring another dimension of the senses—the olfactory sense—to the reading experience, especially for those in book clubs. As I was writing, I would often set the scene—my own writing venue—with true-to-the-period (1939-1947) perfume, music, and, truth-be-told, the occasional glass…

Book Club Discussion Questions for Scent of Triumph

For those who are active in Book Clubs, here’s one of the most popular posts from my Goodreads Blog: Created especially for Book Club members, a list of ten questions is included in the back of Scent of Triumph. These questions are designed to facilitate book club discussions. I’ve also prepared an Aromatrack list for…