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View More: http://photographybynicolejohnson.pass.us/laurenjohnweddingWelcome to my online home. This is where I open the door and invite you inside to meet my literary family: my 12 nonfiction books, 4 podcasts, and 200 magazine articles (many available online here) as well as the historical mysteries written by my alter ego, Mary Miley. The fourth in my Roaring Twenties series, Murder in Disguise, was released in the U.S. in August. I’ve recently completed the first in a new mystery series set in Chicago during my favorite decade–the 1920s–and have plans for a new direction in 2017/2018.  Where can you find me? Check the list at the bottom right. 

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Book Launch for Brandermill

December 8, 2017

Signed about 100 Brandermill books last night at the coming out party, held at the Brandermill Club House. I gave a short talk and listened to people rave about how great the book looks. The credit for that goes to the book designer, Carol Hoffler, left, but I’m hoping people fell the same way when they read my text. 

Articles & Podcasts

DAR Headquarters Presentation: Women’s History Myths

In May I was invited to give a lecture at the DAR museum and headquarters in Washington, D.C., on history myths that pertain to women. The DAR records most of its visiting lecturers and posts the presentation online for those who couldn’t make it to the event. It’s about 35 minutes long. If you’d like to listen in, click on the word “lecture” above.