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Alice K. Boatwright

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Alice K. Boatwright is the author of award-winning mysteries and literary fiction. Her mysteries about the skeptical American Ellie Kent, who marries a handsome English vicar and moves to his Cotswold village, have generated an enthusiastic following. The stories draw on the author's own experiences as an ex-pat living in an English village – as well as her longstanding love of English culture, literature, and history.

The first book in the series, UNDER AN ENGLISH HEAVEN, won 2016 Mystery & Mayhem Grand Prize for best mystery; and WHAT CHILD IS THIS? (Book 2) has become a popular Christmas read. LIFE EVER AFTER (Book 3) will be published in late 2022.

In August 2019, a new edition of Alice's first book, COLLATERAL DAMAGE, was released by Sta
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Alice K. Boatwright Hi Susan, Thank you for writing. I am delighted that you enjoyed the first two books and hope to see more. Me too! I am writing number 3 now and plann…moreHi Susan, Thank you for writing. I am delighted that you enjoyed the first two books and hope to see more. Me too! I am writing number 3 now and planning number 4. I don't think this quite counts as "in production". . . since the writing process takes a good while. On the plus side, my publisher (Cozy Cat Press) moves quickly to get the books out when I am ready. I'll be posting news on my author Facebook page, Twitter, website, and in my newsletter. . . that is, shouting from the electronic rooftops. . . when the next book is coming out. Keep in touch! Best, Alice (less)
Alice K. Boatwright Dear S.M., Thank you for sending this question. Yes, there is a series planned, and I am working on the second book now. I don't have a publication da…moreDear S.M., Thank you for sending this question. Yes, there is a series planned, and I am working on the second book now. I don't have a publication date yet, but will spread the word when I do. By the way, you mentioned 3 of my favorite British mystery writers! I hope you enjoyed the rest of the book, and please let me know if you have any further questions! Best regards and Happy New Year, Alice(less)
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The poet Jack Gilbert said the only things worth writing about were: ”Love, death, man, virtue, nature, magnitude, excellence, evil, suffering, courage, morality. What is the good life. What is honor. Who am I.”

So what about women? I suppose many subjects I would add to the list fit under virtue, magnitude, etc. But only a man would still use “man” in that way.

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"I was fortunate to read an early version of this. It's enchanting! Mrs. Potts is so wonderfully realized and endearing in her grumpiness. The new artwork for the cover fits so well. I cannot wait to get my hands on the print book. I'll be giving it t" Read more of this review »
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"My name is Stella and I am 6 years old.
This is a great Children’s book. I read. It with my grandma and we both loved it.it’s based on “a Christmas carol”which has scary parts, but this book doesn’t.
We both loved the cat hugger."
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“their combined voices giving them a unity and strength they did not possess in ordinary life.”
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“Of course, I don’t mind,” said Ellie, who was always pleased when doing what she wanted was interpreted as selfless,”
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“it never worked to pray for results. You had to pray for acceptance of the results, whatever they were.”
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