Cate Tiernan





Cate Tiernan

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in New Orleans, The United States
July 24, 1961

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"was born in New Orleans, LA, in 1961. New Orleans is one of the most interesting American cities, and it has an incredibly rich and exotic culture that had a profound influence on me. Kids in other cities have lemonade stands; we sold voodoo gris-gris and made wax dolls in the likenesses of our enemies. It's a very beautiful city, and the constant heat and humidity make gardens grow out of control. There's an air of lassitude there, a general acceptance of eccentic or flamboyant behavior--the heat simply makes people do crazy things.

I went to school in New York, and after school went back to New Orleans. Then I went back to New York (Manhattan) and got a job in publishing and started writing. My first book, a young, middle-grade chapter bo
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I'll be at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, NC this coming Saturday at 3:00pm. Do come out and say hello! I'll talk a bit, read a bit, and sign books for a bit. If you're in the area, I'd love to see you!

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“There is darkness in light, there is pain in joy, and there are thorns on the rose.”
Cate Tiernan

“Yes. Reyn is our resident horse master. He has an excellent seat."
I grinned. "I've noticed."
Reyn's face tightened and Nell flushed, looking embarrassed. "It's an equestrian term."
"Really? I thought you were talking about his ass.”
Cate Tiernan, Immortal Beloved

“Fire is a fragile lover, court her well, neglect her not; her faith is like a misty smoke, her anger is destructive hot.”
Cate Tiernan

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