Love this author’s brilliant writing and her book, The Angry Woman Suite, was an exceptionally well written, well crafted story.
The above header is a San Diego U-T headline, and I’m the “debut novelist.” The Angry WomanSuite (also a Discovery Award winner and Kirkus Critics’ Pick) is my baby—and I am still walking on air after winning the 2013 SanDiegoBookAward forBestMystery last weekend AND then the GeiselAwardfor“best of the best.”
I’m still saying to myself, Really?
I went to the awards ceremony intending only to show my appreciation to the San Diego Book Awards Association for moving my historical-psychological mystery novel forward to finalist status—and was SURE I’d be home in bed with dog and book by 9 PM—in fact, couldn’t wait to get home to bed, book, and dog. I didn’t even prepare comments (and preparing for every eventuality (tsunamis, malaria outbreaks, stock market plunges) is part of my job—er, makeup; Felix Unger has nothing on me), but that’s how sure…
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