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Author of the space opera novelette Taxing Pecksniffery, and middle grade and young adult novels including The Ghost in The Gardens

Mother/daughter author duo HL Carpenter write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit HLCarpenter.com to enjoy gift reads and excerpts and to find out what’s happening in Carpenter Country.

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H.L. Carpenter Our stories are suitable for omni-locational reading. :)

Seriously, we love to read so much we are happy to read anywhere, and so we figure other…more
Our stories are suitable for omni-locational reading. :)

Seriously, we love to read so much we are happy to read anywhere, and so we figure other readers are also delighted to have a few free minutes and a good book at hand, wherever they happen to be when that fortuitous event takes place.

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H.L. Carpenter We're very lucky because having a partner eliminates the difficulty of getting stuck. There's always someone to discuss the story with!
Average rating: 4.38 · 29 ratings · 15 reviews · 11 distinct works
The SkyHorse

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The ABCDs of Cooking with W...

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Pirate Summer

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The Ghost in The Gardens

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Walled In

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A Cause for Murder (Emma Tw...

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Taxing Pecksniffery

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Dream Stealer

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The Demise of Fyne Literature

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