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Kate Carlisle

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Kate Carlisle is the author of the Bibliophile Mysteries, featuring rare book expert Brooklyn Wainwright, whose bookbinding and restoration skills invariably uncover old secrets, treachery and murder.

Kate grew up in a big family near the beach in Southern California. She spent over twenty years working in television production as an Associate Director for game and variety shows. She also studied acting and singing. Kate spends most of her time writing near the beach in Southern California where she lives with her perfect hero husband.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Romance
Kate Carlisle recommends
Night of the Living Dandelion (2011)
(Flower Shop Mystery, book 11)
Kate Collins
"One of my favorite mystery series."
Lost and Fondue (2011)
(Cheese Shop Mystery, book 2)
Avery Aames
"A tasty morsel of a mystery."
Book, Line and Sinker (2012)
(Library Lover's Mystery, book 3)
Jenn McKinlay
"[An] appealing new mystery series."
Easter Bunny Murder (2013)
(Lucy Stone Mystery, book 19)
Leslie Meier
"Reading a new Leslie Meier mystery is like catching up with a dear old friend."
Final Sentence (2013)
(Cookbook Nook Mystery, book 1)
Daryl Wood Gerber
"[A] delectable page turner with a tasty mix of characters, crime, and cookbooks."
The Readaholics and the Gothic Gala (2016)
(Book Club Mystery, book 3)
Laura DiSilverio
"[An] appealingly clever protagonist."
Feliz Navidead (2016)
(Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, book 3)
Ann Myers
"Delectable, well-potted mystery..."
Masking for Trouble (2016)
(Costume Shop Mystery, book 2)
Diane Vallere
"Margo Tamblyn (is) the newest, savviest, smartest heroine to join the cozy mystery world."
Mission Impawsible (2017)
(Paws and Claws Mystery, book 4)
Krista Davis
"Wagtail Mountain will appeal to animal lovers and mystery lovers alike."
The Cat of the Baskervilles (2018)
(Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, book 3)
Vicki Delany
"Easily one of the best new mystery series on the market."
Death of a Russian Doll (2018)
(Vintage Toyshop Mystery, book 3)
Barbara Early
Murder Once Removed (2019)
(Ancestry Detective, book 1)
S C Perkins
"For mystery lovers of any generation, S.C. Perkins has penned a captivating new series that is equal parts dangerous and delightful, witty and well-plotted. Murder Once Removed has it all: a plucky heroine, effortless prose, and a healthy dose of Southern Charm, along with fascinating genealogical details, wonderful characters, and a multi-generational crime to solve. This is cozy crime fiction at its finest."

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