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Kate, welcome. I love all the photos of the family!  How cute are they? And I love your books, your characters, your sense of humor. Thanks for being an author. May huge success continue to come your way.  [You are my inspiration!] 

 

 

~Avery

 

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Welcome Kate:

 

I just read HOMICIDE IN HARDCOVER last week and enjoyed it very much. I like to start with the first book in a series and read the rest in order.  I was excited to find out that the setting for the book was San Francisco. I've only been to San Francisco once but I loved visiting there. Revisiting in your book was a great delight! Will all your books in this series share the same setting of San Francisco?

 

Can't wait to read the next in the series, IF BOOKS COULD KILL. Hope you enjoy your visit with us and come back soon!

 

 

Eadie - A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest. - Eleanor Roosevelt
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AveryAames wrote:

Kate, welcome. I love all the photos of the family!  How cute are they? And I love your books, your characters, your sense of humor. Thanks for being an author. May huge success continue to come your way.  [You are my inspiration!] 

 

 

~Avery

 


You both have great websites! Some are boring are confusing, but yours are both attractive and interesting. Whoever designed them did a great job!

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Hi, Becke and everyone! Becke, thank you so much for your warm hospitality and for all the time you put into putting together this fun post! You are awesome!

 

I'm so looking forward to spending time with you this week! I'm going to read through all the comments and then come back to respond, but I wanted to take a quick moment to correct the Facebook link. The link Becke provided *is* me, but it's the me-me page, not the author-me page. Facebook limits the number of friends we can have, but they don't limit the number of "likes" that an author can have. Be sure to check out the "Free Gifts for You" tab on the left side of the page, beneath my profile picture. I have some fun goodies to give away!

 

www.facebook.com/katecarlislebooks

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Hi, Fricka! Thank you so much for stopping by, and for echoing Becke's very warm welcome. (I love the hummingbird graphic!!!! So pretty and sweet. Makes me glad I'm a girl, and I'm "allowed" to get all squishy inside when I see pictures like that. :heart:)

 

I loved the Cupcake Cozy event in Scottsdale! That was so much fun! I don't have a stop in Scottsdale on my schedule at the moment, but you never know. If you're on Facebook, be sure to like me at www.facebook.com/katecarlislebooks so I can update you if we add any dates to my tour schedule.

 

I'm afraid I don't know the name of the artist who designed my book cover. I wish I did! All I know is that the artists who work in my publisher's art department are soooo talented. I adore the Bibliophile Mystery covers so much! In fact, I've created a 513-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring the cover of ONE BOOK IN THE GRAVE, and I'm giving two of them away to members of my mailing list. Sign up at www.katecarlisle.com.

 

The titles of my books are a team effort, for sure, between me, my editor, the marketing staff, etc. Aren't they fun? We look for a phrase that we can "bookify." So "one foot in the grave" became ONE BOOK IN THE GRAVE. I can't remember whose idea it was, to tell you the truth. We all throw out ideas and then figure out which works best. Next up is PERIL IN PAPERBACK in August.

 

Peril in Paperback (Bibliophile Series #6)  

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Thank you for being an author, too, Avery! As you know, I adore the Cheese Shop Mysteries. I especially love touring with you because I know I'll never go hungry.

 

Cheeeeeese, glorious cheeeeeeese!!!!!

 

 

Clobbered by Camembert (Cheese Shop Mystery Series #3)  

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Thank you, Eadie!!! I'm so glad you enjoyed Homicide in Hardcover (Bibliophile Series #1) ! The second book of the series, If Books Could Kill (Bibliophile Series #2)  is set in Edinburgh Scotland. Brooklyn travels there for the famous Edinburgh Book Festival. Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities in the world, so I knew I wanted to set a book there someday. The rest of the books, so far, have been set in San Francisco and the surrounding California wine country. But you never know... keep reading! :smileyhappy:

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Thank you so much, Becke! I love my web designer, and it's nice to hear that others appreciate the beautiful site she put together for me!

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There have been a couple of changes to the touring schedule, by the way. I'll be at the Tucson Book Festival March 10-11, on 3 panels and signing books at the Sisters in Crime booth as well as the Poisoned Pen and Clues Unlimited booths (those are two bookstores in the Tucson area). Also, instead of signing at M is for Mystery in San Mateo this Saturday (February 18), Avery and I are appearing at the Barnes & Noble at the Hillsdale Mall, also in San Mateo.

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

Hi, Becke and everyone! Becke, thank you so much for your warm hospitality and for all the time you put into putting together this fun post! You are awesome!

 

I'm so looking forward to spending time with you this week! I'm going to read through all the comments and then come back to respond, but I wanted to take a quick moment to correct the Facebook link. The link Becke provided *is* me, but it's the me-me page, not the author-me page. Facebook limits the number of friends we can have, but they don't limit the number of "likes" that an author can have. Be sure to check out the "Free Gifts for You" tab on the left side of the page, beneath my profile picture. I have some fun goodies to give away!

 

www.facebook.com/katecarlislebooks


Sorry about that, Kate - I just corrected it!

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

Hi, Fricka! Thank you so much for stopping by, and for echoing Becke's very warm welcome. (I love the hummingbird graphic!!!! So pretty and sweet. Makes me glad I'm a girl, and I'm "allowed" to get all squishy inside when I see pictures like that. :heart:)

 

I loved the Cupcake Cozy event in Scottsdale! That was so much fun! I don't have a stop in Scottsdale on my schedule at the moment, but you never know. If you're on Facebook, be sure to like me at www.facebook.com/katecarlislebooks so I can update you if we add any dates to my tour schedule.

 

I'm afraid I don't know the name of the artist who designed my book cover. I wish I did! All I know is that the artists who work in my publisher's art department are soooo talented. I adore the Bibliophile Mystery covers so much! In fact, I've created a 513-piece jigsaw puzzle featuring the cover of ONE BOOK IN THE GRAVE, and I'm giving two of them away to members of my mailing list. Sign up at www.katecarlisle.com.

 

The titles of my books are a team effort, for sure, between me, my editor, the marketing staff, etc. Aren't they fun? We look for a phrase that we can "bookify." So "one foot in the grave" became ONE BOOK IN THE GRAVE. I can't remember whose idea it was, to tell you the truth. We all throw out ideas and then figure out which works best. Next up is PERIL IN PAPERBACK in August.

 

Peril in Paperback (Bibliophile Series #6)  


It doesn't look like B&N has the image for this book yet. If you have a copy, Kate, email me the jpeg and I'll upload it here.

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

Thank you for being an author, too, Avery! As you know, I adore the Cheese Shop Mysteries. I especially love touring with you because I know I'll never go hungry.

 

Cheeeeeese, glorious cheeeeeeese!!!!!

 

 

Clobbered by Camembert (Cheese Shop Mystery Series #3)  


I think it would be dangerous to travel with Avery! Do you sample food dishes at the restaurants you visit - for research, of course?

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Thank you so much, Becke! I love my web designer, and it's nice to hear that others appreciate the beautiful site she put together for me!


It's gorgeous!

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

There have been a couple of changes to the touring schedule, by the way. I'll be at the Tucson Book Festival March 10-11, on 3 panels and signing books at the Sisters in Crime booth as well as the Poisoned Pen and Clues Unlimited booths (those are two bookstores in the Tucson area).

 

Also, instead of signing at M is for Mystery in San Mateo this Saturday (February 18), Avery and I are appearing at the Barnes & Noble at the Hillsdale Mall, also in San Mateo.


I want to highlight that last part!

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Kate - I'm amazed at how prolific you are! In addition to your mysteries, you write romance, too. What are the biggest differences between writing these genres for you? Is it hard to go back and forth from one genre to another?

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becke_davis wrote:

 Next up is PERIL IN PAPERBACK in August.

 

Peril in Paperback (Bibliophile Series #6)  


It doesn't look like B&N has the image for this book yet. If you have a copy, Kate, email me the jpeg and I'll upload it here.


I don't have cover art yet, Becke, but thank you for the offer! :smileyhappy:

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Not just food, Becke... I sample wine everywhere I go, too, and call it research. :smileywink: After all, Brooklyn's parents' commune does own those fabulous wineries!

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becke_davis wrote:

Kate - I'm amazed at how prolific you are! In addition to your mysteries, you write romance, too. What are the biggest differences between writing these genres for you? Is it hard to go back and forth from one genre to another?


The biggest difference is that the characters change from one romance to the next. I'm writing about a family - the Duke brothers and their handsome twin cousins - but each romance is focused on a different couple.

 

In the Bibliophile Mystery novels, on the other hand, the focus remains on bookbinder Brooklyn Wainwright. She does have a love interest, but their relationship is not all wrapped up in the course of one book. In fact, British security expert Derek Stone has a little competition for Brooklyn's affections. If you like the Stephanie Plum books from Janet Evanovich, then I hope you'll enjoy the Bibliophile Mystery novels, too.

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

becke_davis wrote:

 Next up is PERIL IN PAPERBACK in August.

 

Peril in Paperback (Bibliophile Series #6)  


It doesn't look like B&N has the image for this book yet. If you have a copy, Kate, email me the jpeg and I'll upload it here.


I don't have cover art yet, Becke, but thank you for the offer! :smileyhappy:


Let me know when it's ready and I'll add it to your thread as an update.

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Kate_Carlisle wrote:

Not just food, Becke... I sample wine everywhere I go, too, and call it research. :smileywink: After all, Brooklyn's parents' commune does own those fabulous wineries!


Do you hit the antiquarian bookshops, too? Oooh, I want to travel with you two!!