Sarah Smith

Author

Sarah Smith’s young adult ghost thriller, The Other Side of Dark, won both the Agatha (for best YA mystery of the year) and the Massachusetts Book Award for best YA book of the year. Her Chasing Shakespeares has been called “the best novel about the Bard since Nothing like the Sun” (Samuel R. Delany) and has been turned into a play.  She has just finished a book about the Titanic, starring series characters Alexander von Reisden and Perdita Halley. The earlier books in the series have been published in 14 languages, have been named New York Times Notable Books twice, and are out in eBooks. The Vanished Child, the first book in the series, is being made into a musical in Canada. Sarah lives in Boston. SarahSmith.com. @SarahWriter.

Serial News

New Episode! Whitehall Episode 5: “The Rules of the Game”

Changes at court reflect the nation’s own transformation as new faces and sleeping arrangements upset the status quo.

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Last Season on Bookburners

Sal and Team Three return next week for the premier of Season Two on June 22nd. To get us back in fighting shape - those demon infested books aren't going to close themselves! - we re-familiarized ourselves with just what went down in Season One.

The One With

Sarah Smith and Breaking Down the Door

One of the best things about serials is how they set up expectations and repeat those expectations and then subvert them, completely breaking down the door of the story so that a new kind of story can come pouring in. One of the finest examples Sarah Smith has ever seen was on—"Game of Thrones?" No. "Downton Abbey?" No. "Antiques Roadshow."

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 3: “On His Blindness”

The honeymoon is over as Charles and Catherine cross swords over the matter of his sultry mistress.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 2: “Fierce Artifice”

Weddings and births are usually causes for celebration – but no joys are simple when a royal family is involved.

Podcast

Bringing History to Life with Whitehall

For the fourth episode of the Serial Box podcast we gathered some of the authors of our latest serial, Whitehall to discuss what we can look forward to in the first season of this exciting historical drama!

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Serial Launch: Whitehall begins May 18th!

She who would be queen must win the love of a king—and a country.

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