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Patricia Stoltey

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I grew up on a farm in central Illinois and have also lived in Oklahoma, Indiana, the south of France, and Florida. A retired accounts payable manager, I currently reside in Colorado with my husband Bill, Sassy Dog, and Katie Cat.

My first two novels, the Sylvia and Willie mysteries "The Prairie Grass Murders" and "The Desert Hedge Murders" are available as e-books for Kindle and Nook.

"Dead Wrong" is a suspense novel about a woman on the run but she's dead wrong about who's chasing her. Released by Five Star/Cengage in November 2014, Dead Wrong was a finalist in the thriller category for the 2015 Colorado Book Awards.

My historical mystery, "Wishing Caswell Dead" (writing as Pat Stoltey) was released by Five Star Frontier Fiction December 20
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Patricia Stoltey Hi Janet! I have a novel that's set in Sangamon 4 years after WCD with a few carryover characters but featuring a new main character. It's called In D…moreHi Janet! I have a novel that's set in Sangamon 4 years after WCD with a few carryover characters but featuring a new main character. It's called In Defense of Delia and is with an editor at the moment. Then I'll decide whether to submit it traditionally or self-publish. I'm spending 2020 working on all my unfinished projects. What are you working these (crazy) days?
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Patricia Stoltey Oh, I do wish, Natasha. But no, no bites. At the moment I'm working to get the ebook back up (my publisher dropped ebooks from its publications) and g…moreOh, I do wish, Natasha. But no, no bites. At the moment I'm working to get the ebook back up (my publisher dropped ebooks from its publications) and get a trade paperback published. Then I can do some more promo as I get the follow-on novel ready to submit (or self-publish).(less)
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My husband and I take a little time each day to work on this 4,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. It covers the whole dining room table. We should have put in the center leaf before starting, but I was confident we could manage without expanding the table and taking up even more room in the dining ...Read More Read more of this blog post »
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Patricia Stoltey Beth wrote: "Hi Pat,
Thanks for befriending me here as well as elsewhere!"


You're so welcome, Beth. It took me awhile to get going here at Goodreads and I'm still exploring, but I like it a lot.


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Beth Hi Pat,
Thanks for befriending me here as well as elsewhere!


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