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Holly Tierney-Bedord

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in Madison, Wisconsin, The United States
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Holly Tierney-Bedord is the author of over a dozen novels and novellas, including Sweet Hollow Women, Surviving Valencia, Right Under Your Nose, Bellamy's Redemption, and Murder at Mistletoe Manor. She is also the creator of mid-century dollhouse flipping blog www.flipthisminihouse.com and the author of several dollhouse and miniature how-to books. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Sweet Hollow Women

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Murder at Mistletoe Manor

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Right Under Your Nose

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Run Away Baby

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Surviving Valencia

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In the Heart of Windy Pines

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Murder at Mistletoe Manor Carnage at the Christmas Party In the Heart of Windy Pines
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“She realized then that, even more than mourning what you leave behind, knowing too much was the saddest part of growing older, and the most-heartbreaking part about the passage of time.”
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“I don’t want to be someone who thinks about the world from other people’s perspective when it comes to deciding things that mainly affect me.”
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