Tucson Festival of Books

The Lady Was a Scamp


Bold, brave and beautiful, heroines in romance novels push boundaries and raise temperatures. In this session we will meet three historical romance authors who have taken their characters to new heights -- sometimes literally!


Panelists
Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is the recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance....

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Erica Ridley

Erica Ridley is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of witty, feel-good historical romance novels, including "The Duke Heist," first in the Wild Wynchesters family of caper-committing siblings....

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Cat Sebastian

Cat Sebastian has written 16 queer historical romances. Her books have received starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist. Before writing, Cat was a lawyer and a teacher and did a variety of other jobs she liked much less than she enjoys writing happy endings for queer people....

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Books:
To Catch a Raven
Women Who Dare
Beverly Jenkins
Romance
HarperCollins Publishers
August 2022
ISBN 9780062861740
mm, 368 pages

Nobody's Princess
Erica Ridley
Romance
Grand Central Publishing
July 2022
ISBN 9781538719589
384 pages

The Perfect Crimes of Marian Hayes
Cat Sebastian
Romance
HarperCollins Publishers
June 2022
ISBN 9780063026254