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THE INVENTION OF SOPHIE CARTER  
iscoming out July 14, 2020 from Swoon Reads / Macmillan
1851. Bounced from one begrudging relative to another their whole lives, orphaned identical twins Sophie and Mariah Carter have always relied on each other for love and support, even though the sisters couldn't be more different.
Brash Sophie wants to be an inventor, and demure Mariah wants to be an artist. Both long to visit London for the summer—Sophie to see the Queen’s Great Exhibition and Mariah to study the world’s finest collection of paintings. But when their cantankerous aunt answers their letter pleading for a place to stay, she insists she only has time and room to spare for one of them.
So, Mariah and Sophie hatch a clever scheme: They will travel to London together and take turns playing the part of "Sophie".

At first the plan runs like clockwork. But as the girls avoid getting caught by increasingly narrow margins and two handsome gentlemen—both of whom think they’re falling…
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Cover Reveal: THE INVENTION OF SOPHIE CARTER

When I'm writing a book I always wonder what the cover will look like. The Invention of Sophie Carter is the story of twin sisters set in 1851 who have been tossed from one reluctant relative to another. When only Sophie is invited to London to visit her aunt, Lady Bentley, both girls decide to go masquerading as the same person. Sophie is an accomplished clock-worker and is determined to become an inventor. Mariah wants to be an artist. On their individual paths to self discovery, they are more than a few hiccups, including a pair of suitors who think they're both in love with "Sophie Carter."
This gorgeous cover highlights the two sisters! Sophie's love of clocks is subtly hinted at in the scroll-work. I hope you love my cover as much as I do! 


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