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Author, J.D. Peterson is available for interviews, personal appearances and speaking engagements. 

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To contact the author, please email americangilt@gmail.com or use the contact form.


Independent Author Day

Anaheim Central Library  

   October 13th 2018 – 1:00 -4:00 P.M

Raffle – Readings – And More!

J.D. Peterson will be reading an excerpt from her AMERICAN GILT Trilogy: 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.  

Meet the Author!  Book signings and Book giveaway raffle.

J.D. Peterson will discuss the AMERICAN GILT Trilogy 

Based on the TRUE STORY – the life and Gilded Age Scandal of Sara Swan Whiting and Oliver H.P. Belmont.


UPDATE – October 13, 2018

THANK YOU Anaheim Central Library for a Fabulous Day Celebrating Indie Authors!

Thanks to everyone who came out for the celebration!




J.D. Peterson a guest on Beyond Reality Radio.

May 5, 2018

J.D. Peterson a guest on Beyond Reality Radio.

May 7th, 2018  

So many readers have asked J.D. Peterson WHY she wrote the AMERICAN GILT TRILOGY.  

Listen to the Interview as the author shares the fascinating tale of events that led her on a journey through history. Based on the life of  

American Débutante Sara Swan Whiting,  J.D. explains why she felt compelled to share the story of a young woman from Newport, Rhode Island.

Listen to the replay here: beyondrealityradio.com


Author J.D. Peterson – 2017 winner


THE OHIO ARCHIVES – “I found it in the archives” contest.

Read the article here.

J.D. Peterson - 2017 Winner – "I found it in the archives."

J.D. Peterson – 2017 Winner – “I found it in the archives.”


Dublin Writers Conference 2017

Check out American Gilt at the Dublin Writers Conference 2017

Ken Hatchity - Lawrence O'Brian -Dublin

Ken Hatchity – Lawrence O’Brian J.D. Peterson -Dublin Writers Conference 2017

Dublin Writers Conference 2017 – Tanja

Dublin Writers - Richard

Dublin Writers – Author Richard



J.D. Peterson Book launch

J.D. Peterson Book launch


Synopsis and Treatment 

American Gilt Treatment – Word Doc

American Gilt Bullet Points – PDF


J.D. Peterson on THE JAZZ CAFE.

Dee Jay Sherry B.  Interviews author, J.D. Peterson on the AMERICAN GILT TRILOGY.