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A conversation with Laura Morelli 

and Marie Benedict


A Virtual Event on Crowdcast

Tuesday, September 21 | 7pm ET/4pm PT

Join Laura Morelli, USA Today bestselling author of The Night Portrait, in celebrating the release of her new historical novel The Stolen Lady. Laura will be joined in conversation with Marie Benedict, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Mystery of Mrs. Christie.

Purchase a ticket below from one of our partner retailers to gain entry to the event. Each ticket includes access to a virtual “Secrets of the Mona Lisa” lecture and a fireside Zoom chat with Laura Morelli. Purchase of a ticket also enters participants into a chance to win a gift basket full of delicious Italian foods from Eataly! Log on information will be emailed to you the day of the event.

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LAURA MORELLI holds a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University and is an award-winning, USA Today bestselling historical novelist. Laura has taught college students in the U.S. and in Italy. She has covered art and authentic travel for TED-Ed, National Geographic Traveler, Italy Magazine, CNN Radio, and other media. Laura is the author of the popular Authentic Arts guidebook series that includes MADE IN ITALY. Her historical novels, including THE NIGHT PORTRAIT and THE GONDOLA MAKER, bring the stories of art history to life.


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MARIE BENEDICT is a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premier law firms, who found her calling unearthing the hidden historical stories of women. Her mission is to excavate from the past the most important, complex and fascinating women of history and bring them into the light of present-day where we can finally perceive the breadth of their contributions as well as the insights they bring to modern day issues. Her novels include the New York Times bestsellers The Only Woman in the Room, The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, and the Good Morning America Book Club pick The Personal Librarian, co-written with Victoria Christopher Murray. Her forthcoming novel Her Hidden Genius will be published in January 2022.


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