Linda Benson

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Linda Benson is the author of THE GIRL WHO REMEMBERED HORSES, SIX DEGREES OF LOST, WALKING THE DOG, FINDING CHANCE and THE HORSE JAR (which has been translated into Spanish.)

She is also the author of a series of short fiction called CAT TALES, including THE WINTER KITTEN, THE SPRINGTIME CAT, THE SUMMER CAT, THE AUTUMN KITTEN, THE NEWLYWED CAT, THE ACCIDENTAL KITTEN and THE GRANDFATHER CAT.

Her passion for nature and animals often finds its way into her writing. She has been a veterinary assistant, zoo keeper, race track groom, realtor, children's librarian, and owned both a native plant nursery and a saddle shop. Currently, she volunteers teaching English as a Second Language.

Ms. Benson lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and a m
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Average rating: 4.29 · 634 ratings · 127 reviews · 13 distinct works
The Winter Kitten

4.13 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2013
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The Springtime Cat (Cat Tal...

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The Autumn Kitten (Cat Tale...

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The Accidental Kitten (Cat ...

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The Summer Cat (Cat Tales #3)

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The Newlywed Cat (Cat Tales...

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The Girl Who Remembered Horses

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Six Degrees of Lost

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Walking the Dog

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Announcing  The Grandfather Cat - Cat Tales #7 Just Released!

Nadia, a busy professional realtor, is excited to land a new listing: a quaint older home that she hopes will sell quickly. But after a hasty cleanup effort, the owners leave something important behind. And Nadia, already overburdened with work, must now deal with a bad-tempered, unwanted old cat.

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The Winter Kitten The Springtime Cat The Summer Cat The Autumn Kitten The Newlywed Cat Cat Tales The Accidental Kitten
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