Diana Gabaldon at the Ritz
Me, my sister Daphne, Diana Gabaldon, and Andrea Patten at the Amelia Island Ritz Carlton during the Amelia Island Book Festival Gala. Loved meeting and interviewing Diana, she is amazing!
Keeley Stephenson and her son stand outside a door installed by the 1st Earl of Strafford in 1630 in his family home and the largest private residence in England: Wentworth Woodhouse. She holds The Earl in Black Armor which features Strafford on the cover. The book now has a place in the library there.
The Earl has arrived! Jan. 30, 2019
Presenting the Prince of Glencurragh at Bonita Springs Library, 01/26/16
Reading from The Prince of Glencurragh, August 6 launch.
Tracy and Donna, participants at recent personal branding workshop.
Silver medal for Brand Yourself Royally in 8 Simple Steps
Awarded by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association, August 2016.
Brand Yourself Royally workshop, Fernandina Beach, 01.30.16
Florida Writers Association, Royal Palm Literary Award
The Rock of Cashel
Featured as a setting in The Prince of Glencurragh
At the Bookloft, Centre Street, Fernandina Beach
Mallow Castle, County Cork
Featured in The Prince of Glencurragh
Amelia Island Book Festival, 2015
Liss Ard Estate, County Cork
Florida Writers Association book signing
Sisters Book Club, Waynesville, NC
Patricia Davis Legacy of Leadership Award
Association for Women In Communications, Georgina Davis Founders Award
Tallahassee Book Festival
Book signing, Omni, Amelia Island
Book signing at Omni, Amelia Island
Visit to the Cromwell Museum, Huntingdon
Cromwell, a villain of Sharavogue
Hamm House near London
Excellent example of 17th century lifestyle, recommended by Lucy Worsley.
With Pat Hogan, Eddie and Teresa MacEoin, near Castlefreke, County Cork
Generous coverage of Brand Yourself Royally in the Fernandina Beach News Leader
2001 promo pic with co-authors Terry Nosho and David Gordon, for Heaven on the Half Shell, the Story of the Northwest's Love Affair with the Oyster. Sampling oysters at Seattle's Pike Place Market.
With my sister Daphne at Amelia Island Book Festival 2016
My book booth at Amelia Island Book Expo 2016
On the throne at Dublin Castle
First visit to Ireland at age 14: is it any wonder I'm still writing about it?
Royal Palm Literary Awards
Raffle Winner, Bonita Springs Library
FAPA President's Awards 2017
Receiving the gold medal from Mark Wayne Adams for The Prince of Glencurragh, August 2017.
At the entrance to Blarney Castle
A side trip during a research visit to Ireland, April 2018
Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle
The ghostly figure on the right is actually the tour guide running out of my way. April 2018
Portumna Castle, County Galway
Location featured in The Earl in Black Armor
View from the window at Portumna
A flower vendor off Grafton Street, April 2018
Clonakilty, County Cork
Featured in The Prince of Glencurragh. April 2018
Waiting for tea at Adare Manor
Book launch party at Blue Ridge Books, Waynesville NC
Signing books at Blue Ridge with Marguerite Matthews
Nancy Blanton is the award-winning author of Sharavogue, a historical novel set in 17th Century Ireland during the time of Oliver Cromwell, and in the West Indies, island of Montserrat, on Irish-owned sugar plantations. She has two more historical novels underway, as well as a non-fiction book about personal branding, Brand Yourself Royally in 8 Simple Steps. She also wrote and illustrated a children's book, The Curious Adventure of Roodle Jones, and co-authored Heaven on the Half Shell, the Story of the Pacific Northwest's Love Affair with the Oyster.