New York Times bestselling author Kate Collins grew up in a suburb of Hammond, Indiana, one block from the family home of author Jean Shepherd, whose humorous stories inspired Kate at an early age. After a stint as an elementary school teacher, Kate wrote children's short stories and historical romance novels before turning to her true passion, mystery. She is the author of the popular Flower Shop Mysteries.
Praise for the Flower Shop Mysteries
"One of my favorite mystery series."--Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author of the Bibliophile and Fixer-Upper Mysteries
"Engaging characters and witty dialogue."--Fresh Fiction "Kate Collins's Flower Shop Mysteries are always an auto-buy for me!"--Julie Hyzy, New York Times bestselling author of the White House Chef Mysteries "Kate Collins delivers an entertaining, amusing, and deliciously suspenseful mystery."--Cleo Coyle, New York Times bestselling author of the Coffeehouse Mysteries