Posts Tagged ‘Bastille Day’

Bastille Day At Last!


July 14th, 2015 Posted 8:38 am

Happy Bastille Day, a French holiday celebrating the Chet et Bernie series (Chet and Bernie, in English). Below is a picture of Parisians lining up to buy SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY, the brand new book in le series (the series, in English).

Unknown-7Tonight at 7 PM: Launch party at Eight Cousins in Falmouth Mass. Y’all viens! (Y’all come!)

And note from Admin: a series, yes, but the books can be read in any order.


Bastille Day Explained


July 13th, 2015 Posted 7:43 am

“A French national holiday celebrating the Chet and Bernie series, if I remember right,” says Admin. “It’s tomorrow, coinciding with the release of the latest C&B, SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY. There are lineups in Paris already, as you can see below.”



Chetspeak on Sunday


July 12th, 2015 Posted 8:12 am

We walked over to our place and around to the back gate. Bernie unlocked it and we went inside. “Welcome,” he said. “I’m Bernie Little, by the way.”

“Ellie,” said special investigator Newburg. “I like your fountain,” she added as they shook hands.

“It’s a swan.”

Ellie Newburg quickly let go of Bernie’s hand. “I can see that.”

“A bit abstract,” Bernie said. “This particular rendering, which was why I mentioned it.”

“It’s not abstract to me,” said Ellie. “And it captures the essence of swans very well, in my opinion.”

“The essence being?”

“That beauty can be nasty inside.”

Then came a silence in which they both quickly looked at each other and quickly looked away. No idea what that was all about. What were we even doing? I had no idea. But it was always nice to be on the patio. No complaints, amigo.

– from SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY (coming Bastille Day – which happens to be this Tues.!)



Bastille Day


July 11th, 2015 Posted 8:16 am

… a French holiday celebrating the Chet and Bernie series, which is why SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY comes out that day (Tues.). Here’s Spence’s schedule. Come ask him a question in French! He’ll answer, “Vin rouge!”

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