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Katie Oliver

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Katie Oliver loves a cozy mystery. She also enjoys Jane Austen novels. So she decided to put the two together to create Professor Phaedra Brighton, an intelligent, outspoken Austen scholar who teaches nineteenth century literature at Somerset University, a small liberal arts college located just outside of Laurel Springs, Virginia.

Phaedra frequently finds herself in the middle of a puzzling murder mystery. What's an amateur sleuth to do? Solve the mystery, of course - with a little help from the members of the Jane Austen Tea Society, her good friends Lucy Liang and Marisol Dubois. Not to mention her Himalayan cat, Wickham.

Ms. Oliver currently resides in South Florida with her husband, her computer, and an ever-growing stack of cozy mysteri
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Katie Oliver Thanks, Sarah! Sorry for the rather late answer but I've only just seen your question. (I've been in the writing cave.) *sheepish expression*

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Thanks, Sarah! Sorry for the rather late answer but I've only just seen your question. (I've been in the writing cave.) *sheepish expression*

While I have no plans to continue the series at present, I DO want to write more contemporary, Jane Austen-ish fiction, so stay tuned... You can follow me for the latest updates on Twitter @katieoliver01 or my Facebook author page, https://www.facebook.com/KatieOliverW...

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Katie Oliver Where did I leave my keys?

Seriously, the only mystery in my life is a daily one...as in, what IS my next-door neighbor up to now? What's with the boxe…more
Where did I leave my keys?

Seriously, the only mystery in my life is a daily one...as in, what IS my next-door neighbor up to now? What's with the boxes and hand truck she's loaded into her SUV? She isn't moving out; plus, she's too nicely dressed.

I haven't seen her husband lately. Hmm...(less)
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Today I’m pleased to welcome Vanessa A. Ryan to the blog. She’s a talented artist, actress, and writer, and her brand new book, The Trouble with Murder, is out now. So without further ado, let’s get started!

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“If you want something badly enough, no matter what it is, you find a way to get it.”
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