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Golden Heart and Daphne du Maurier Award winning author Kate Carlisle spent over twenty years working in television production as an Associate Director for game and variety shows, including The Midnight Special, Solid Gold and The Gong Show. She traveled the world as a Dating Game chaperone and performed strange acts of silliness on The Gong Show. She also studied acting and singing, toiled in vineyards, collected books, joined a commune, sold fried chicken, modeled spring fashions and worked for a cruise ship line, but it was the year she spent in law school that finally drove her to begin writing fiction. It seemed the safest way to kill off her professors. Those professors are breathing easier now that Kate spends most of her time writin ...more

To celebrate the upcoming release of Ripped From the Pages, a Bibliophile Mystery, I'm hosting "Ripped from the Pages of WHAT" daily giveaways on my Facebook page: http://www.Facebook.com/KateCarlisleB....

There's also a separate grand prize contest, in which one reader will win all twenty-six books. (!!!) Enter the grand prize contest in the Secret Room at www.KateCarlisle.com.

Good luck!

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Average rating: 3.87 · 16,707 ratings · 1,943 reviews · 43 distinct works · Similar authors
Homicide in Hardcover (A Bi...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 3,881 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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If Books Could Kill (Biblio...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,328 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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The Lies That Bind (A Bibli...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,009 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Murder under Cover (A Bibli...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,478 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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One Book in the Grave (A Bi...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,447 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Peril in Paperback  (A Bibl...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 1,181 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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A Cookbook Conspiracy (A Bi...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 1,144 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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The Book Stops Here (A Bibl...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 736 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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A High-End Finish (A Fixer-...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 587 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Pages of Sin (A Bibliophile...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 452 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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I learned so many interesting things about Franklin from reading this book, and about the early days of our country. For example, for a long time, Franklin didn't want America to declare independence. He tried very diligently to get England to change ...more
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“Men were good for one thing only. Killing spiders. Other than that, I was on my own. It was sad though. Where was the chivalry of yesteryear?”
Kate Carlisle, Homicide in Hardcover

“If my life were a book, I would have masking tape holding my hinges together. My pages would be loose, my edges tattered and my boards exposed, the front flyleaf torn and the leather mottled and moth-eaten. I'd have to take myself apart and put myself back together, as any good book restoration expert would do.”
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“Well, that was embarrassing. There was nothing wrong with talking to the voices in my head--unless everyone else was listening in.”
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Beth Hi Kate,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!

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