Award-winning writerKate Carlisleworked in television for many years before turning to writing. Inspired by the northern seaside towns of her native California, where Victorian mansions grace the craggy cliffs and historic lighthouses warn fishermen and smugglers alike, Kate was drawn to create the Fixer-Upper Mysteries (This Old Homicide, A High-End Finish), featuring small-town girl Shannon Hammer, a building contractor specializing in home restoration. Kate also writes the New York Timesbestselling Bibliophile Mysteries (Ripped from the Pages, The Book Stops Here)featuring Brooklyn Wainwright.
Praise for Kate Carlisle and the Fixer-Upper Mysteries
"Sleuth Shannon Hammer knows her way around a building site and a murder--I fell for this feisty, take-charge heroine, and readers will, too."--Leslie Meier, New York Times bestselling author of the Lucy Stone Mysteries "Clever wit and complex plotting...immensely satisfying."--Jenn McKinlay, New York Times bestselling author of the Library Lover's Mysteries "Perfect escapist cozy fare."--Library Journal "Another winner from one of the leaders in the genre!"--RT Book Reviews "Highly entertaining...quick, clever, and somewhat edgy....Shannon's not a stereotype--she's a person, and an interesting, intelligent, likable one at that, which makes it easy to become invested in her tale."--Smitten by Books