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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
New Books
Bibliophile Mystery
   1. Homicide in Hardcover (2009)
   2. If Books Could Kill (2009)
   3. The Lies That Bind (2010)
   4. Murder Under Cover (2011)
   4.5. Pages of Sin (2012)
   5. One Book in the Grave (2012)
   6. Peril in Paperback (2012)
   7. A Cookbook Conspiracy (2013)
   8. The Book Stops Here (2014)
   9. Ripped From the Pages (2015)
   10. Books of a Feather (2016)
   11. Once Upon a Spine (2017)
   12. Buried in Books (2018)
   13. The Book Supremacy (2019)
   14. The Grim Reader (2020)
   15. Little Black Book (2021)
   16. The Paper Caper (2022)
   17. The Twelve Books of Christmas (2023)
Fixer-Upper Mystery
   1. A High-End Finish (2014)
   2. This Old Homicide (2015)
   3. Crowned and Moldering (2015)
   4. Deck the Hallways (2016)
   5. Eaves of Destruction (2017)
   6. A Wrench in the Works (2018)
   7. Shot Through the Hearth (2019)
   8. Premeditated Mortar (2020)
   9. Absence of Mallets (2021)
   10. Dressed to Drill (2023)
Series contributed to
Kate Carlisle recommends
The Plot and the Pendulum (2022)
(Library Lover's Mystery, book 13)
Jenn McKinlay
"The Library Lover's Mysteries just keep getting beter and better!."
A Killing in Costumes (2022)
(Hollywood Treasures Mystery, book 1)
Zac Bissonnette
"Mystery lovers, rejoice! A Killing in Costumes is the first in a dazzling new mystery series that hits all the high notes: a charming, sunny setting; clever characters that captivate; fascinating details of old Hollywood glitz and glamour; and an intriguing plot that will keep you guessing to the very end. With effortless prose and laugh-out-loud banter, Zac Bissonnette has penned the absolute must-have mystery of the season. You will love-love-love A Killing in Costumes!"
Murder, She Edited (2021)
(Deadly Edits, book 4)
Kaitlyn Dunnett
"Kaitlyn Dunnett is such a good writer-One of my favorites!."
Death at High Tide (2020)
(Island Sisters Mystery, book 1)
Hannah Dennison
"A delightful new mystery series featuring a truly unique setting, wonderfully eccentric characters, a thoroughly intriguing plot, and the most fascinating cat in the world. Do not miss this fast-paced, funny, and charming mystery from a true master of the genre!"
The Bodies in the Library (2019)
(First Edition Library Mystery, book 1)
Marty Wingate
"Cozy Mystery fans, rejoice! The Bodies in the Library is the first in a fresh and lovely new mystery series by Marty Wingate that checks off some of my favorite boxes: a library of rare mystery novels; a setting steeped in history; lots of intriguing characters; and a valiant cat named Bunter. The plot gently unfolds as our spunky protagonist gathers clues--with a little help from Dame Agatha and a benevolent ghost--in order to solve a rather coldblooded murder that kept me turning pages and guessing to the very end."
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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