img_4297January 12, 2017 – release of THE QUEENS OF HAMPTON BEACH: A History of the Carnival Queens and the Miss Hampton Beach beauty pageant 1915-2015.




Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. “ONE HUNDRED YEARS AT THE BEACH” – a history of the Queen of the Carnival and Miss Hampton Beach contests, 1915-2015. Masonic Lodge on Tidemill Road in Hampton.


Friday, November 13, 2015, 6-9 P.M. AUTHORS AT THE INN, Victoria Inn, High Street, Hampton. This was a fun and profitable evening in which A Meet and Suitable Person edged out The Mark of Goody Cole in books sold. Thanks to Tracey and her staff at the Victoria Inn and Steve and Marilyn Carter of Maat Publishing for organizing this great event.

Professor Jere Daniell and moi at the Sanborn Family Reunion, Goody Cole Room at the Old Salt in Hampton.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Annual meeting of the Sanborn Family Association, Hampton. My talk was on “An Incident in the Life of John Sanborn.” What a treat to finally meet one of my history heros, Dartmouth Professor (retired) Jere Daniell!

Old Salt at Lamie’s Inn, Hampton, NH

Tavernkeepers at the Tuck Public House

July 25, 2015. Annual meeting of the Piscataqua Pioneers at the Masonic Lodge in Hampton. “Tavernkeepers at the Tuck Public House.”

Saturday, July 18, 2015. Hampton Historical Society 90th Birthday Bash. Tuck Museum grounds in Hampton, book signing to benefit the museum.


 GOODY MARELLIS POSTERSaturday, October 25, 2014
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Marelli’s Market
465 Lafayette Road, Hampton NH
Fun reading from The Mark of Goody Cole, with candy bags and Goody Cole coloring books for the kids! 

BUTTON PROOFSaturday, October 11,  2014
Hampton Victorian Tavernwalk
“Hustlers, Bustlers, Titans, Tramps, and Teetotalers”
Downtown Hampton locations
Lots of fun tramping the streets of Hampton in 19th century dress!


Thursday, August 21, 2014
“Be My Guest” guest appearance, video podcast with Jan Lewis.
In which I got to talk about one of my favorite subjects, Goody Cole!
Video here.

NE Book Expo 30Jul2014_5Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 4-9 p.m.
Book Signing
New England Book Expo
Danvers Yacht Club
161 Elliott Street, Danvers, MA
An opportunity to schmooze with other authors and book fans.

WITCHES PROGRAM POSTER 2014Friday, June 20, 2014 @ 7 p.m.
Program and Book Signing
Tuck Museum, 40 Park Ave, Hampton NH
Great event and a full house! Thanks to everyone who attended, bought a book, and to the Hampton Historical Society for playing host.

Cheryl and Jen Rogan 14May2014 2Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 9-11 a.m.
Book Signing
Rogan’s Bake Shop, 31 Portsmouth Ave, Exeter NH
Many thanks to everyone who bought a book, and to our wonderful hosts Jen and Billy Rogan.

Comm Oven 12Apr2014Saturday, April 12, 2014, 5:30-7 p.m.
Book Signing
Community Oven, 845 Lafayette Road, Hampton NH
Many thanks to Mary and Shane for hosting the event and providing the seductive smells of baking pizza all evening. And many thanks to everyone who bought a book – because of you we raised $150 for A Safe Place in Portsmouth!

TOld Salt 10Apr2014 11hursday, April 10, 2014, 6-7 p.m.
Book Signing
Goody Cole Room at the Old Salt Restaurant
490 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH
Many thanks to everyone who bought a book, and to Michelle and the Old Salt for hosting the event and providing the treats!