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Title: New adult book released!
Post by: elizabethp on July 05, 2015, 08:20 AM
Castle of Whispers, the first book in the Secrets of the Quilt series is now out.

After Sofia Parker inherits a quilt from her grandmother, she investigates the story behind each swatch. The first piece is rumored to have been cut from the Mona Lisa's dress. A past/present mystery set in Vermont and 1503 Florence. :)

https://www.anniesfiction.com/home.php?program_id=SQM
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: H. Pinski on July 05, 2015, 08:56 AM
Congratulations!!!  :stars3 :yeah Wishing you all the best with it elizabeth! Sounds so intriguing!  :grouphug2
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: mghiggins on July 05, 2015, 08:58 AM
I agree, what an intriguing plot! Congrats!!!  :yay
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Post by: Marissa Doyle on July 05, 2015, 09:21 AM
Congratulations!  What a fun premise for a series!
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Post by: Arona on July 05, 2015, 09:39 AM
Interesting plot. Must have been fun to write.

Best wishes with it.  :star2
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Post by: Vijaya on July 05, 2015, 10:22 AM
Congratulations Elizabeth!!! The book sounds lovely. I've read a couple of the Annie's Attic mysteries. This sounds like a great premise. I imagine you had great fun writing this.
Vijaya
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: elizabethp on July 05, 2015, 10:27 AM
 :flowers2 Thank you so much! Yes, it was fun to write since I love Florence and Leonardo Da Vinci. Plus made my MC an artist. And came up with my own theory why Leonardo held on to the Mona Lisa painting.  :goldstar

I wrote a blog post about an earlier Mona Lisa painting:
http://penmad.blogspot.com/2015/07/fun-with-research-leonardo-da-vinci-and.html
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: Vijaya on July 05, 2015, 10:35 AM
Nice, or should I be saying "Bella! Bella!"
V.
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Post by: mrh on July 05, 2015, 10:46 AM
I love the premise! Congrats!  :goldstar
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Post by: rab on July 05, 2015, 05:22 PM
Congrats, Elizabeth! What a great premise---I hope your research required you to spend a lot of time in Florence!
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: elizabethp on July 05, 2015, 06:22 PM
Alas, I didn't go while working on the book, but I was there a few years ago. My father's family came from Barga, in the mountains about an hour or two from Florence. Loved it.
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: Claudine Gueh on July 05, 2015, 07:58 PM
Congratulations! It sounds excellent.  :star2
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Post by: dewsanddamps on July 05, 2015, 08:58 PM
 :yay Congratulations! And what a great idea.  :yup
Title: Re: New adult book released!
Post by: Barbara Etlin on July 06, 2015, 10:43 AM
 :hurrah  Congrats!