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News and information related to my second novel, The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery (Book Two in the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series)

Fika with Vicky

Fika with Vicky

Jennifer S. Alderson is Taking Fika Places “Often, during the summer months, our thoughts drift towards travel. We yearn for something new, exotic destinations, and adventure. Sometimes we can appease those yearnings, but other times we cannot. If you are experiencing those other times this summer, don’t despair. Because author Jennifer S. Alderson has everything you’re looking for…” Just before we headed to Bavaria last month, I got the chance to chat with a lovely Canadian radio host, Vicky Young…

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Waterstones

Waterstones

I recently teamed up with IngramSpark in order to make my novels more accessible to larger bookstores, including Waterstones! Ever since stumbling into my first Waterstones bookstore on a trip to London years ago, it’s been a dream to see my novels there. And now they are! 🙂 You can now order Down and Out in Kathmandu, The Lover’s Portrait, Rituals of the Dead, and Marked for Revenge at most independent and major bookstores around the world. Happy reading!

Art in Fiction

Art in Fiction

Check out this new website dedicated to Art in Fiction – the place to find fiction inspired by the arts! I am truly honored to see three of my books featured on it. I can’t wait to see what amazing reads will be added soon… You can join as a reader or author for free!

BookBub

BookBub

During a recent vacation to Munich, I received some incredible news from the wonderful folks at BookBub! Follow me now to be one of the first to know which book of mine they will be featuring in mid-August!

4 & 5 May: Remembrance and Liberation Day in the Netherlands

4 & 5 May: Remembrance and Liberation Day in the Netherlands

4 and 5 May – Remembrance and Liberation Day – are important dates in the Netherlands as they mark the end of the Second World War by honoring its victims then celebrating freedom after five long years of fighting. May 4th is Remembrance Day in the Netherlands, when all those who lost their lives during World War II are honored in ceremonies all over the city. At 8 p.m. there is two minutes’ of silence. This is strictly enforced and…

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New cover for The Lover’s Portrait

New cover for The Lover’s Portrait

  My art mystery, The Lover’s Portrait, is getting a face lift! The new cover is going live on Amazon as I type this post. I hope you like the new look! You can pick up the audiobook, paperback or eBook from iBooks, Amazon COM, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, Audible US, Audible UK, Audible France or Audible Germany, AbeBooks, BAM or Book Depository.

WWII-themed Giveaway on Mary Anne Yarde’s Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots blog

WWII-themed Giveaway on Mary Anne Yarde’s Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots blog

Today historical fiction author Mary Anne Yarde is featuring my article about the restitution of WWII looted art on her Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots blog. Please do stop by and have a read. While you are there, you can entered the WWII-themed Giveaway to win an Anne Frank House bag and canal houses bookmark. Click HERE to read the blog post and enter the giveaway. Good luck and happy reading!

Zelda Richardson Mystery Series is now live

Zelda Richardson Mystery Series is now live

Introducing the Zelda Richardson Mystery Series and Adventures in Backpacking series! Feedback from several wonderful readers has convinced me to split my novels into two groupings – the Adventures in Backpacking series and Zelda Richardson Mystery series. Down and Out in Kathmandu, Holiday Gone Wrong, and Notes of a Naive Traveler all fall nicely into the backpacker group. The Lover’s Portrait, Rituals of the Dead, and Marked for Revenge constitute the mystery series. While preparing to release Marked for Revenge,…

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World War II and Looted Art – inspirations for The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery

World War II and Looted Art – inspirations for The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery

The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery is a dual timeline thriller set in WWII and present-day Amsterdam. The plot and several characters were inspired by university lectures and archival research I conducted while studying art history and museum studies at the University of Amsterdam. To learn more about Amsterdam’s turbulent World War II history, read my article “Amsterdam: the Perfect Setting for an Art Mystery“. To learn more about the artists who inspired the portrait from which this novel takes…

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Interview on Fussy Librarian

Interview on Fussy Librarian

I am thrilled to be featured on The Fussy Librarian’s fabulous book blog! They regularly feature fascinating authors – Harriet Steel, Victoria Blake, Jershua Jones, Janice J. Richardson and Pamela Allegretto, to name a few. So I was obviously thrilled to be invited to participate! The introduction alone makes me blush (with pride): “Here’s a dare for even the most committed homebody: Read Jennifer S. Alderson’s author bio, let alone her published works, and just try not to get the travel…

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