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Christine DeSmet

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Christine DeSmet is an award-winning writer of novels and feature film screenplays, and teaches fiction and screenwriting at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Christine is a member of Writers Guild of America, East. With a scriptwriting partner she's optioned feature film screenplays and a TV series, and was a past winner of the Slamdance Film Festival contest. Recent film projects include the adaptation of a book of short stories by a Madison, Wisconsin, author. Born in Moline, Illinois, Christine was raised on a farm near Barneveld, Wisconsin, and now lives in Madison.

Genres: Romance, Cozy Mystery
   Spirit Lake (2001)
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Series contributed to
Jewels of the Quill
   Small Gifts (2005) (with Jane Toombs)
   Tales From The Treasure Trove: Volume 1 (2005) (with others)
   Tales From The Treasure Trove: Volume II (2006) (with others)
   Tales From The Treasure Trove: Volume III (2007) (with Jane Toombs)
   Shadows in the Heart (2007) (with others)
   Tales From The Treasure Trove: Volume IV (2008) (with others)
   Christmas Wishes (2008) (with Margaret L Carter and Jane Toombs)
   Tales From The Treasure Trove: Volume V (2009) (with Jane Toombs)
Christine DeSmet recommends
A Pie to Die For (2024)
(Lucky Pie, book 1)
Gretchen Rue
"Gretchen Rue has written a delicious and well-crafted mystery . . . Highly recommended new series."
In Hot Water (2021)
(Misty Bay Tea Room Mystery, book 1)
Kate Kingsbury
"A stellar cozy-mystery novel. Highly recommended author and series."
Murder Most Sweet (2020)
(Bookish Baker Mystery, book 1)
Laura Jensen Walker
"Murder Most Sweet (A Bookish Baker Mystery) by Laura Jensen Walker is a delicious cozy mystery debut replete with southeast Wisconsin’s famous Danish kringle pastry, romance, a puzzling death, and well-written prose...A highly recommended new series!"

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