In Person Book Signing with Tracey Enerson Wood

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In Person Book Signing with Tracey Enerson Wood

Come join us and meet author Tracey Enerson Wood as we celebrate the launch of her latest book, The President's Wife!

By Writer's Block Bookstore

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Date and time

Monday, August 14 · 6 - 8pm EDT


Winter Park Library 1052 W Morse Blvd Winter Park, FL 32789

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About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Come and join us we host Tracey Enerson Wood here in Winter Park at The Winter Park Library for an in-person event and book signing for her latest book, The President's Wife. This event is a pre-pub event, moderated by Writer's Block Bookstore owner Lauren Zimmerman, and guests will have access to purchasing a copy of The President's Wife before the launch date! General Admission is free, however if you pre-order a ticket with book you will receive your book at 20% off.

If you cannot attend the event but would like a signed copy, please follow the link here, and add in the notes you would like a signed copy.

While Tracey’s events are free to attend and open to all, a purchase of The President's Wife from Writer's Block Bookstore is required to enter the signing line.


The incredible story of the First Lady who clandestinely assumed the presidency

Socialite Edith Bolling has been in no hurry to find a new husband since she was widowed, preferring to fill her days with good friends and travel. But the enchanting courting of President Woodrow Wilson wins Edith over and she becomes the First Lady of the United States. The position is uncomfortable for the fiercely independent Edith, but she's determined to rise to the challenges of her new marriage—from the bloodthirsty press to the shadows of the first World War.

Warming to her new role, Edith is soon indispensable to her husband's presidency. She replaces the staff that Woodrow finds distracting, and discusses policy with him daily. Throughout the war, she encrypts top- secret messages and despite lacking formal education becomes an important adviser. When peace talks begin in Europe, she attends at Woodrow's side. But just as the critical fight to ratify the treaty to end the war and create a League of Nations in order to prevent another, Woodrow's always-delicate health takes a dramatic turn for the worse. In her determination to preserve both his progress and his reputation, Edith all but assumes the presidency herself.

Now, Edith must contend with the demands of a tumultuous country, the secrets of Woodrow's true condition, and the potentially devastating consequences of her failure. At once sweeping and intimate, The President's Wife is an astonishing portrait of a courageous First Lady and the sacrifices she made to protect her husband and her country at all costs.


Tracey Enerson Wood has always had a writing bug. While working as a Registered Nurse, starting her own Interior Design company, raising two children, and bouncing around the world as a military wife, she indulged in her passion as a playwright, screenwriter and novelist. She has authored magazine columns and other non-fiction, written and directed plays of all lengths, including Grits, Fleas and Carrots, Rocks and Other Hard Places, Alone, and Fog.

Currently, Tracey focuses on finding amazing women in history whose stories need to be brought to life. She is eternally grateful to Sourcebooks Landmark for bringing this dream to reality.

Tracey’s debut novel, The Engineer’s Wife, is an international and USA Today bestseller.

Her second novel, The War Nurse was released in 2021 in hardback and 2022 in trade paperback to great acclaim.

Her next novel, focusing on Edith Bolling Wilson, who some claim was the first female U.S. president, is scheduled for release in summer 2023.

Her screenplays include Strike Three and Roebling’s Bridge.Other passions include food and cooking, and honoring military heroes. Her co-authored anthology/cookbook Homefront Cooking, American Veterans share Recipes, Wit, and Wisdom, was released by Skyhorse Publishing in May, 2018, and all authors’ profits will be donated to organizations that support veterans.

A New Jersey native, she now lives with her family in Florida.

About the organizer

About Writer's Block Bookstore Serving the Orlando area since 2014, Writer’s Block Bookstore is Central Florida’s full-service independent bookstore with locations in Winter Park and in Winter Garden. Writer’s Block commitment to literacy, reading, and community engagement for life-long learning is showcased through its events, book clubs, virtual book fairs, online Sunshine State and children book lists, and community partnerships. Specializing in new releases, New York Times best-sellers, Indie Next picks, and unique gifts and puzzles, the store hosts virtual and in-store author events with nationally recognized authors and offer discounts for educators and loyalty club members.