Rebecca Rosenberg reads from the latest Champagne Widow novel, "Madame Pommery"
Local author Rebecca Rosenberg will be at Readers' Books on Wednesday, April 26th to present the latest installment of her Champagne Widows series, "Madame Pommery". There will be a reception at 5:30, followed by the reading at 6:00 p.m. This historical novel traces the life of Madame Pommery, an etiquette teacher and orphanage founder, who, upon the death of her husband, decides to make champagne, turning a sweet dessert beverage to a dry, crisp wine. Set in Champagne, France, during the Franco-Prussian war, this remarkable story of Madame Pommery is a heroic novel about a mother and widow who fights the Prussians, the social class system, champagne patriarchs, and champagne tastes to create a lasting legacy.
Rebecca Rosenberg is the triple-gold award-winning author of the Secret Life of Mrs. London and Champagne Widows. She is a lavender farmer, champagne geek, champagne tour guide, and cocktail creator for Breathless Wines. She is the moderator of Breathless Bubbles & Books and American Historical Novels. Rebecca writes novels about history’s real-life women of substance who made an indelible mark on the world. Her novels have garnered many awards, including IBPA, IPPY, and starred Publisher Weekly reviews. As a lavender farmer and founder of the largest lavender products manufacturer in America, Rebecca’s debut book was Lavender Fields of America.