Parlez-vous français? Better than Emilie does, I hope

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It’s truly amazing what I can find when I clean my study.  For instance, today I opened one of the many boxes that I’d piled in the middle of the floor (you think I’m kidding, don’t you?) and look what I found.

On the sixth of this month I announced a giveaway of the French version of The Parting Glass.  So imagine my surprise when I unpacked this?  Two completely different covers for The Parting Glass?  Did that make sense.

No, of course it didn’t, but here’s what does.  Turns out the book I said I would do the giveaway for is really Whiskey Island, the first book of this two book series published in English in 2000, and since reprinted.  This one is indeed The Parting Glass.  So what does this say about the author’s command of French, or perhaps her busy life?

There’s good news.  I now have five books to give away, three of  the incredibly lovely French versions of Whiskey Island, two of The Parting Glass.  So five readers can now enjoy them.  To enter the giveaway, visit my earlier blog for details. Because we now have two books you may comment on this blog or that one to enter.

Isn’t this a gorgeous cover?  Don’t you wish we were there right now?


  1. Patricia Barraclough on September 13, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    How wonderful. You had some very deserving ladies requesting the book in your earlier post. I hope there are enough so they can all get one.
    I do understand about the boxes of books. I have 20+ full book cases and 20+ boxes of books. When I get a chance to sort through them, I always find duplicates or books I didn’t realize I had. I’m addicted. My daughter gave me a BOOKAHOLIC sign for my birthday. Too true and working at a library hasn’t helped.
    Hope you have had a great weekend.

  2. Cathy on September 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    Je viens de lire votre dernier livre paru en France Sister’choice et j’ai adoré, j’adore vos livres et j’ai hâte qu’un nouveau livre de vous sorte en France, je suis accro. Bonne continuation, Cathy.

  3. mary on September 19, 2009 at 6:44 am

    I just read Whiskey Island and Parting Glass, will you be writing more about these characters? I truly loved spending time with them! I can’t wait to see what happens next. thanks for a good read~

  4. Emilie Richards on September 25, 2009 at 8:52 am

    Emilie’s assistant Marna here, replying to your question while Emilie is away. While Emilie doesn’t have any plans for more on the Donaghue sisters, she told me in response to this question, “Stranger things have happened.”
    In the meantime, I hope you enjoy Emilie’s other books.

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