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Cathleen Holst

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Born and raised in Atlanta, Cathleen is a bona fide"Georgia Peach" with her feet firmly planted in the South. Playing on the lawn of Stone Mountain Park, beneath its famous carving, she grew up under the watchful eyes of Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee and General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. Steeped in stories of the Civil War and the Old Antebellum South, she is passionate about the past,which has led to a fierce love of ghost stories and all things that go bump in the night.

Cathleen is a member of The Georgia Writers Association.

She currently resides in a small suburb just outside Atlanta, with her husband, three children, and two furbabies of the canine persuasion.



It's so hard to believe that we are days away from closing the door on 2014, making way for another new year. Hallejuah! I say. Another year older, another year wiser.


In the spring of 2014, I was invitited to join the Great New Books team, a group of fantastic ladies dedicated to sharing their love of great books. I'll admit, at first I was reluctant, because I didn't want to be told what to...

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I was completely unable to tear my eyes off this book. I've been a fan of Duff since back in the day when Guns N' Roses hit scene, so I don't know how this flew under my radar. It's an incredibly inspirational story, and each time a song was mentione ...more
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Death is for the dead.
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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Elle Amberley Hi Cathleen, lovely to be friends with you here :) Thanks for the request, have a great day.


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