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Windows to the Past

Kate Quinn, Susan Meissner, & Michelle Gable

Warwick’s & the Library Guild of Rancho Santa Fe present
Kate Quinn, Susan Meissner, & Michelle Gable
Moderated by Dean Nelson

Windows to the Past

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 2:00pm PDT

Rancho Santa Fe Library
17040 Avenida De Acacias
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
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This event is free and open to the public.

On Saturday, October 26th at 2:00pm Warwick's and the Rancho Santa Fe Library will host Kate Quinn, Susan Meissner, and Michelle Gable for Windows to the Past, a panel discussion moderated by Dean Nelson at Rancho Santa Fe Library. They will discuss and sign their newest books, Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women (Quinn), The Summer I Met Jack (Gable), and The Last Year of the War (Meissner). These books, and others by the authors, will be available for purchase from Warwick's.

Kate Quinn is a native of Southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in classical voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga and two books set in the Italian Renaissance detailing the early years of the infamous Borgia clan. All have been translated into multiple languages. She and her husband now live in San Diego with two black dogs named Caesar and Calpurnia. Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction with more than half a million books in print in fifteen languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include As Bright as Heaven, Secrets of a Charmed Life, and A Fall of Marigolds. A California native, she attended Point Loma Nazarene University and is also a writing workshop volunteer for Words Alive, a San Diego non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth foster a love for reading and writing. New York Times bestselling author of A Paris Apartment, I’ll See You in Paris, and The Book of Summer, Michelle Gable graduated from The College of William & Mary. After a twenty-year career in finance, she now writes full time. Michelle lives in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, with her husband, two daughters, and a lazy cat, feisty bunny, and newly adopted dog. Dean Nelson is the founder and director of the journalism program at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. He is also the founder and host of the annual Writers Symposium by the Sea. A forty-year veteran journalist, Nelson’s bylines have appeared in major publications throughout such as the New York Times, Boston Globe, USA Today, San Jose Mercury News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune and more. He lives in San Diego with his wife. Read more about Dean Nelson at This event is free and open to the public. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.