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Cate Holahan

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Cate Holahan is the USA Today Bestselling author of The Widower's Wife, Lies She Told, and Dark Turns, all published by Crooked Lane Books. The Widower's Wife was named to Kirkus' best books of 2016.

An award-winning journalist and former television producer, she has written for BusinessWeek, The Boston Globe, and The Record newspaper. Her short fiction won first place in the 19th annual Calliope competition, a magazine published by the writer's group of American Mensa. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two daughters, ages 7 and 5, and dog Westley.

She graduated from Princeton University in 2002.

She is represented by Paula Munier at Talcott Notch Literary.

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Cate Holahan Write anyway. If you throw everything away at the end of the day, so be it. At least you didn't stare at a screen. Write your way through it.
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We're celebrating the launch of friend and fellow author, Jennifer Hillier's Little Secrets by giving away some books by some fantastic thriller authors who all have a "little" in common. You can learn more about this raffle rules on my Instagram and then enter here. In these videos, I tell you all about the seven fantastic books you can win. Read more of this blog post »
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Donna Thank you Cate for adding me as a friend on Goodreads. I am happy to meet you here. Blessings.


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