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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: 4.32 · 725 ratings · 88 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Winter Kitten

4.16 avg rating — 152 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 Grandfather Cat (Cat Ta...

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The Summer Cat (Cat Tales #3)

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The Newlywed Cat (Cat Tales...

4.41 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2015
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The Girl Who Remembered Horses

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Six Degrees of Lost

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Cat Tales (Books 1-4)

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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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