• Book and Flowers, The First Reviews of The Forgetting Flower Are In! And Not From Friends, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/05/23/reviews/ #TheForgettingFlower #books #novels #bookreviews #reviews #goodreads #netgalley
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    The First Reviews for The Forgetting Flower Are In!

    Hey all, a quick post today to announce I've received my first reviews of The Forgetting Flower. Any author will ask their family and friends to review their books (and I certainly did) but when reviews come in from folks an author doesn't know, that's when true feedback comes. I've been feeling nervous about that. But the first few came…

  • Flower Shop, A Best Friend and a Boss in The Forgetting Flower, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/05/03/best-friend-boss/ #TheForgettingFlower #books #novels #crimefiction #thrillers #Paris #flowers #plants
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    A Best Friend and a Boss in The Forgetting Flower

    Today’s post focuses on Renia’s best friend and her boss in The Forgetting Flower. These two characters’ relationship sets the foundation for the novel. One’s death launches the story. You’ll see why they were friends and how they came to be who they are. Best Friend Alain Tolbert Alain is an event planner who regularly orders flower arrangements from Le…

  • Twin Sisters, Who is the Enigmatic Renia, and Her Sister? Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/04/26/renia-estera-character/ #TheForgettingFlower #novels #books #fiction #crimefiction #thrillers #Paris #Renia #Estera #character
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    Who is the Enigmatic Renia and Her Sister?

    Hi everyone, as we get closer to the release of The Forgetting Flower, I thought it would be fun to do an introduction for a few of the characters. First up is my protagonist, Renia, and her sister Estera. Renia Baranczka is a young woman who grew up on the outskirts of Kraków in Poland. She comes from an intact…

  • The Characters & Their Music in The Forgetting Flower, Pt. 2, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/04/19/characters-music-2 #classicalmusic #TheForgettingFlower #music #books #novels #thrillers #Paris #Chopin #Satie #Paderewski #Mozart #Vivaldi
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    The Characters and Their Music in The Forgetting Flower, Part 2

    Last week, I wrote about the music that’s heard or played when the characters Alain and Madame Palomer are “on stage” in The Forgetting Flower. In this post, I’ll talk about the music of my main character, Renia, and her parents. Renia’s choices are about her moods and about what she sees as best for the shop’s atmosphere. Her parents,…