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DATE EVENT LOCATION CONTACT
Saturday
May 21, 2016
3:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Book Signing
(Open to the public)
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg
1800 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Chicago-North RWA
Sunday
May 22, 2016
2:00p.m.
Historical Authors Panel and Book Signing Anderson's Bookshop Naperville
123 W. Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 355-2665
Wednesday
July 13, 2016
5:30p.m.-7:30p.m.
RWA Literacy Signing
(Open to the Public)
San Diego Marriott Marquis &Marina
333 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
literacy@rwa.org

 
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
  • JULY 13, 2016 - Blythe will be participating in the 2016 RWA "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m.  This event is open to the public.  Come meet Blythe and hundreds of other authors at the San Diego Marriot Marquis and Marina.
  • MAY 22, 2016 - Blythe will be participating in the Historical Authors Panel at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville, IL at 2:00p.m.  Stick around after the panel, because Blythe will be signing copies of her book.
  • MAY 21, 2016 - Blythe will be signing at the Chicago-North Spring Fling conference in Schaumburg, IL from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m..  This event is open to the public, so please visit!
  • AUGUST 2015 - Blythe will be teaching an online workshop on “The Soul of the Brand: Finding Your Vein of Gold” via the Kiss of Death Chapter of Romance Writers of America. For information on the class click here.
  • AUGUST 13, 2015 - Blythe is participating in Read-A-Romance Month and will be posting August 13. For a full list of the 93 authors posting throughout the month, go here: http://www.readaromancemonth.com/
  • AUGUST 15, 2015 - Blythe is participating in the Schaumburg Library Romance Open House as part of Read-A-Romance Month.  Click here for more information.
  • JULY 2015 - Blythe will be signing her newest release, WHISPERS AT COURT, at the 2015 RWA "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing on Wednesday, July 22, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This event is open to the public. Come meet Blythe and hundreds of other authors at the New York Marriott Marquis in the Westside Ballroom.
  • MAY 2015 - SECRETS AT COURT is a finalist in the Oklahoma Romance Writers National Readers Choice Award contest!  Winners will be announced at the Romance Writers of America conference in July. For a full list of finalists, click here.
  • APRIL 2015 - RT BookReviews gave WHISPERS AT COURT 4 stars! "Gifford creates memorable characters and stories with such passion and authenticity that they capture the hearts of fans worldwide."  Click here to read an excerpt.
  • FEBRUARY 2015 - The Review website has named THE WITCH FINDER the Book of the Month.  Click here to read the review.  Click here to read an interview.
  • JANUARY 2015 - Wendy the Super Librarian has listed SECRETS AT COURT as one of her Honorable Mention, best of the year books. She called it “one of the best done medievals I've read in a long while.” Click here to read the article.
  • DECEMBER 2014 - Blythe will be participating in the Harlequin Community Open House, which kicks off December 8. Come join the fun – a week of festivities around holiday food, crafts, and traditions. For details visit: http://bit.ly/1t5FRV6.
  • DECEMBER 2014 - Blythe will be a guest blogger for Deanna Raybourn on December 23rd, where she'll be sharing a taste of medieval Christmas traditions.  The post will be here: http://deannaraybourn.com/blog/ 
  • SEPTEMBER 2014 - Read-A-Romance Month has been extended into September and Blythe is a guest poster! Visit RARM for a chance to win a copy of THE WITCH FINDER.
  • AUGUST 2014 - It’s Read-A-Romance Month throughout August and Blythe is a recommended read! Visit the Celebrate Romance page to join the celebration.  Posts, giveaways, more!
  • JULY 2014 - Blythe will be participating in the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing on July 23, where hundreds of romance authors meet with and sign their books for fans, with the proceeds from book sales going to literacy organizations. The 2014 beneficiaries of the Literacy Autographing areProLiteracy Worldwide, Literacy Texas, Restore Education, and Each One Teach One San Antonio. This event is open to the public. Note: Please help us raise money for literacy by purchasing books at the event instead of bringing books from home to be signed.  (See below for location and time)
  • JUNE 2014 - THE WITCH FINDER is a finalist in the Booksellers Best Award sponsored by Greater Detroit RWA.  Winners will be announced in July at the RWA National conference.
  • JUNE 2014 - TAKEN BY THE BORDER REBEL is available in France as DEUX COEURS REBELLES (Two Rebel Hearts).
  • FEBRUARY 2014 - IN THE MASTER'S BED is available in Brazil as LIÇÕES DE SEDUÇÃO (Lessons of Seduction).
  • FEBRUARY 2014 - RETURN OF THE BORDER WARRIOR is available in France as DANS les BRAS de L'ÉCOSSAIS (In the Arms of the Scotsman).
  • DECEMBER 2013 - RETURN OF THE BORDER WARRIOR will be available as an audio book in January. Click here to order.
  • THE WITCH FINDER is available for purchase!  Visit the home page for more information.
  • SECRETS AT COURT is up for pre-order! Click here for more information.
  • OCTOBER 2013 - CAPTIVE OF THE BORDER LORD will be out in Spain in January 2014.
  • SEPTEMBER 2013 - The first Brunson Clan book will be released in Spain on September 26, 2013 as EL RETORNO del GUERRERO (The Return of the Warrior).
  • AUGUST 2013 - The first two Brunson Clan books are available in Brazil.  Read Johnnie's story in FRONTEIRA DO DESEJO (The Border of Desire), and Bessie's story in O LIMITE DA PAIXÃO (The Limit of Desire).
  • JULY 2013 - Blythe will be participating in the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing on July 17, where hundreds of romance authors—more than 400!—meet with and sign their books for fans, with the proceeds from book sales going to literacy organizations. Since 1990, RWA has raised more than $775,000 to fight illiteracy. The 2013 beneficiaries of the Literacy Autographing are ProLiteracy Worldwide, Literacy Action, Inc., and Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta. This event is open to the public. Note: Please help us raise money for literacy by purchasing books at the event instead of bringing books from home to be signed.  (See below for location and time)
  • JULY 2013 - Blythe will be participating in the Harlequin Booksigning on July 19 as part of the Romance Writers of America annual conference.  Books are free!  She will be signing TAKEN BY THE BORDER REBEL (See below for location and time)
  • JUNE 2013 - The Brunson Clan comes to Italy!  RETURN OF THE BORDER WARRIOR will be released as L'ONORE E IL DOVERE from Harlequin Mondadori. The e-version will be out in July 2013.
  • FEBRUARY 2013 - Blythe's free read is available on the Harlequin website. Click here to read TEMPTED BY THE BORDER CAPTAIN, the story of Wee Mary.
  • NOVEMBER 2012 - Blythe received a 4-Star review from Romantic Times for CAPTIVE OF THE BORDER LORD, book two of the Brunson Clan trilogy.
  • NOVEMBER 2012 - Blythe will have a bonus “free read” on the Harlequin website in February. The story is a spinoff from CAPTIVE OF THE BORDER LORD, book two of The Brunson Clan, a January release. Stay tuned for more details! 
  • AUGUST 2012 - HIS BORDER BRIDE is available in Poland as SZKOCKA BARONESSA (SCOTTISH BARONESS.) Click here for more information.
  • AUGUST 2012 - INNOCENCE UNVEILED is available in Brazil as VÉU DA INOCÊNCIA (VEIL OF INNOCENCE.)  Click here for more information.
  • JUNE 2012 - Blythe's THE HARLOT'S DAUGHTER is now available in German for Kindle.
  • JUNE 2012--Blythe's THE HARLOT'S DAUGHTER will be released in Brazil as NOIVA DA TRAIÇÀO (BRIDE OF BETRAYAL) in June 2012.  Click here for more information.
  • APRIL 2012--Blythe's THE KNAVE AND THE MAIDEN has been released in e-book format for the first time!
MY CAREER IN PHOTOS
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Lady Jane's Salon Reading
Lady Jane's Salon
Naperville
First Anniversary
February 5, 2013
at Le Chocolat du Bouchard in Naperville
Lady Jane
Blythe reading at Lady Jane's Salon on February 5, 2013 See the interview here! Blythe with (from left) Tracey Devlin, Molly O'Keefe, Shannyn Schroeder and Adrienne Giordano
 
Blythe Gifford with Loretta Chase
 
Blythe Gifford and Chris Foutris
 
Blythe Gifford at Lady Jane's Salon
 
Blythe Gifford and Ellen Lindseth
 
Blythe Gifford and Chicago North Chapter members
 
Blythe Gifford and Sarah Neiburger Shulman
 
Harlequin Historical authors at RWA 2011
 
Blythe Gifford at RWA 2011 Conference
 
Blythe Gifford, Michelle Styles and Donna Alward
 
Mary Alice Monroe and Blythe Gifford
 
Blythe Gifford and Susan Elizabeth Phillips
 
Barbara Biins, Simone Elkeles and Laurie Brown at 2010 RWA conference
 
Blythe at the RomCon 2010 booksigning
 
Blythe at 2010 RT
 
Kenna Kincaid and Blythe Gifford at the 2010 RT Convention
 
Sherry Thomas and Zoe Archer at RT
 
 Blythe and Sarah
 
Joelle, Carrie and group at Spring Flign
 
 Blythe, Erica and Nancy
 
 Blythe, Simone and Barb
 
 Blythe Gifford at the Mayan Ruins
 
Blythe Gifford and Sherrill Bodine 
 
 Festival of the Book--Blythe Gifford
 
 Blythe, Janet and Denise in Kokomo
 
 Dinner in Kokomo