Tag Archives: The Avenue of Dreams series

Three Reasons Books Signings Are Fun

Olivia Newport The Pursuit of Lucy Banning

Last week I was in Chicago for two book signing events. Both were extremely local to the setting of The Pursuit of Lucy Banning. Like right on the street where she lives, the real Avenue of Dreams. Like at the neighbor’s house. Like I kept expecting to look up and see Lucy. Several serendipitous occurrences […]

A Victorian Christmas on Prairie Avenue

Olivia Newport Glessner House Museum Christmas 2011

Four days till Christmas. Are you rrrready? I’ve mentioned before that I had a terrific research partner while I was writing the stories for the Avenue of Dreams series. Stephen Reginald is a docent for the Glessner House Museum on Prairie Avenue in Chicago. The museum does an elaborate rendering of Christmas at the Glessner […]