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Cate Price
Author of the Deadly Notions mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime
Author of the Deadly Notions mystery series from Berkley Prime Crime

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The Magic Gardens
The Magic Gardens of Philadelphia provide a glimpse into the
fabulously over the top imagination of Isaiah Zagar, a prolific artist whose
work can be seen in hundreds of morals across the city. Back in the 1960’s, he and
his wife moved to (formerly) derelic...

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Easter flower pretzel bites
We’re going to a friend’s house for Easter dinner, and in
addition to the usual bottle of wine, she asked for a small dessert. My
daughter bringing a carrot cake, and I spotted this recipe on Pinterest and I thought
I’d give it a whirl. (It’s originally fro...

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Winner of the sampler giveaway!
Wow! What an overwhelming response to the giveaway for the vintage sampler, both here and on my Facebook page. I’m so glad everyone loved it as much as I do. A big thank you to all
who entered, for your interest in my books, and especially for the kind

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Giveaway to celebrate the release of LIE OF THE NEEDLE!
FABULOUS giveaway
to celebrate the release of LIE OF THE NEEDLE! A beautiful hand-stitched vintage needlework sampler dated May, 1936 that I found it at a little
antique store in Chester County, Pennsylvania. It says, “Let me live in the
house by the side o...

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The Mary Jacobs Library Foundation YA Book Fest & Book Fair
Book signing: I’ll be participating in The Mary Jacobs Library
Foundation YA Book Fest & Book Fair at Barnes and Noble in Princeton/Market
Fair, 3535 US Highway 1, Suite 400, New Jersey, on December 13, 2014 from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m.  Hope to see you if you’re...

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And we have a winner in the Yard Sale Game! (or two, or three)
Congratulations to Linda Rima, who was the first to hit the nail on the head with her guess of $10. These wine glasses were originally $20 for the set of eight, so when they were marked down, I scooped them up for the bargain price of ten dollars! Linda, pl...

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Yard Sale Victory!
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a sucker for yard sales,
which is why it has been so much fun to write this Deadly Notions mystery
series. My heroine, Daisy Buchanan, goes to all the places I love to go –
auctions, estate sales and flea markets – in sea...

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Research – A little goes a long way
You will, or should, only use a fraction of the
research that you do for a book. For A DOLLHOUSE TO DIE FOR, I probably have about 45
single-spaced pages of research on Victorian dollhouses. From this plethora of information,
I probably put a tenth of it in...

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And a great time was had by all ...
Thanks again to Nannygoat Antiques for hosting me at their
first author showcase. We had a great turnout, especially for such a chilly
evening, and everyone was so warm and receptive. I had to keep reminding myself
that I was there to speak, not shop (!), b...

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Author showcase at Nannygoat Antiques
I’m thrilled that I’ve been invited to participate in an
author showcase at Nannygoat Antiques on Wednesday, January 29.  There will be a complimentary wine and cheese reception starting
at 5 p.m. We’ll mingle for a bit and then I’ll talk about the Deadly N...
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