Category Archives: Barbara’s books

Celebrate Halloween with a Spooky Good Read!

Send to KindleHey, readers and writers! Need a good spooky read for Halloween? Don’t want to toot my own horn, but…oh, what the hell. Here’s what the Washington Post said: “SUSPICION had its way with me from start to finish….If … Continue reading

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We’re Having a Twitter Party!

Send to Kindle Great news! Penguin (@ReadPenguin) has chosen my latest mystery, A DANGEROUS FICTION, to be its book of the month, which entails two book chats on Twitter. It’s just come out in paperback, which also brings the ebook … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUS FICTION is out in Penguin paperback!

Send to KindleDear Friends, As you know, this blog generally focuses on the business and craft of writing, but this time I have some important personal news to share: As of today, A DANGEROUS FICTION is out in paperback! Seeing … Continue reading

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Cafe Nevo Revisited

Send to KindleWhen published books are reissued, it’s unusual to get any critical attention at all, so I was thrilled when I learned that Ellis Shuman recently reviewed CAFE NEVO for “The Times of Israel.” I think I enjoyed his … Continue reading

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Launching a Novel, Then and Now

Send to KindleLast week my new novel, A DANGEROUS FICTION, was published by Viking Books. Exactly ten years ago, Simon & Schuster came out with HINDSIGHT. The contrast in these experiences, from this writer’s perspective, is astonishing. I’m not talking … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUS FICTION is out today!

Send to KindleIt’s been a long time a’coming, friends, but A DANGEROUS FICTION is out at last! In the past few days, there have been a bunch of wonderful reviews from bloggers and online book-review sites. I won’t cite them … Continue reading

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T Minus Two and Counting!

Send to KindleMost of my posts on In Cold Ink focus on writing and publishing, with lots of advice and not a few opinions drawn from my own checkered history as a former agent and editor. Today, though, I’m wearing … Continue reading

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A DANGEROUS FICTION giveaway

Send to KindleI’m excited to announce that Viking is giving away 20 galleys of A DANGEROUS FICTION, the first book in a series of mysteries featuring literary agent Jo Donovan.  Only three weeks to pub date, but you could be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, In Cold Ink!

Send to KindleIt’s been just over a year since I started In Cold Ink. Like most anniversaries, this seems like a good time to reflect on the experience.  As you can see in my first post, I started out with … Continue reading

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Diana Gabaldon Interview Part 2

Send to KindleI promised you the second half of my interview with Diana Gabaldon, the internationally bestselling author of the Outlander series, and you shall have it in just a moment. First, though, I have some exciting news of my … Continue reading

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