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Kate lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two cats. Kate loves vintage things, old-time radio, Korean dramas, rollerskating, notebooks, pens/pencils, and cookie dough ice cream. She gained her love of mystery novels from her mother, a former librarian who always had copies of Agatha Christie and Sue Grafton novels stashed around the house. Her first mystery short story, "Murder Takes The Cupcake", was recently included in Malice Domestic 14: Mystery Most Edible.

  • Bethany Blake // Dial Meow for Murder

    Whoever had built the fire had tossed what appeared to be a manuscript in with the logs. The edges of the document were singed and curling, and as I watched, part of a flaming sheet drifted upward into the chimney…. Read More ›

  • New Mysteries – March 2017

    Title:  Pressed to Death    Author:  Kirsten Weiss Release Date: March 08, 2017     ISBN: 9780738750316 Maddie gets mixed-up in murder when she purchases a haunted grape press for the Paranormal Museum.  

  • New Mysteries – February 2017

    Title:  A Cast of Vultures   Author:  Judith Flanders Release Date: February 21, 2017     ISBN: 9781250087829 Sam Clair starts her own investigation into the relationship between a missing neighbor, a large sum of money, and a suspicious fire.  

  • New Mysteries – January 2017

    Title:  Her Every Fear   Author:  Peter Swanson Release Date: January 10, 2017     ISBN: 9780062427045 Anxious to escape her troubled life in London, art student Kate Priddy agrees to temporarily switch apartments with a distant cousin in Boston. Once… Read More ›

  • Keigo Higashino // Under the Midnight Sun

    Matsuura swiveled his chair ninety degrees and opened the door of the cabinet next to his knee. Sasagaki saw several thick files standing on end. He was leaning forward to take a closer look when, out of the corner of… Read More ›

  • New Mysteries – December 2016

    Title: Crime and Catnip   Author: T.C. LoTempio Release Date:  December 06, 2016      ISBN: 9780425270226 Nora Charles and her clever cat, Nick, discover that cracking the case of a missing young woman could be the key to finding Nick’s… Read More ›

  • New Mysteries – November 2016

    Title:  Haunted Is Always in Fashion   Author: Rose Pressey Release Date:  November 29, 2016      ISBN: 9781496705532 Cookie agrees to meet with an author to discuss vintage fashion, but finds herself with another mystery to solve when the author is murdered on the way to their appointment…. Read More ›