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Lea Wait

USA flag (1946 - 2019)

aka Cornelia Kidd

Maine author Lea Wait wrote acclaimed historical novels for ages 7 and up, set on the coast of Maine. She did her undergraduate work at Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her graduate work at New York University. While she was raising the four Asian daughters she adopted as a single parent, she worked as a manager for AT&T. She divided her time between her writing and her antique print business. Lea Wait was also the author of Scribner's Shadows Antique Print Mystery series, traditional mysteries for adults.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
Non fiction
   Writing Children's Books (2006) (with Lesley Bolton)
Agatha Award Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2014) : Uncertain Glory

Lea Wait recommends
A Crafter Knits a Clue (2018)
(Handcrafted Mystery, book 1)
Holly Quinn
"Quirky characters, crafts, a small town full of secrets ... the perfect cozy! I couldn’t put it down!"

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