Kate Collins (author)

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Kate Collins
Occupation novelist
Nationality American
Period 1995 - present
Genres Romance, Mystery, Cozy Mystery


Kate Collins is the author of the best-selling Flower Shop Mysteries.


Kate Collins, an Indiana native, graduated from Purdue University with a master's degree in education. She taught elementary school for six years, but after the birth of her first child, gave up her teaching career to pursue a writing career . After writing short humorous stories for children's magazines and working part-time as a legal secretary, she sold her first historical romance novel in 1995. Since then she has published seven historical romantic suspenses and eight mysteries

Her books have made the Barnes & Noble mass market mystery best-sellers' lists, the Independent Booksellers' best-seller's lists, as well as booksellers' lists in Australia and England.


The Flower Shop Mysteries[edit]

  1. Mum's the Word, ISBN 0-451-21350-5, Signet, November 2004
  2. Slay It With Flowers, ISBN 0-451-21455-2, Signet, March 2005
  3. Dearly Depotted, ISBN 0-451-21585-0, Signet, July 2005
  4. Snipped in the Bud, ISBN 0-451-21831-0, Signet, May 2006
  5. Acts of Violets, ISBN 0-451-22074-9, Signet, March 2007
  6. A, Rose From the Dead, ISBN 0-451-22241-5, Signet, December 2007
  7. Shoots To Kill, ISBN 0-451-22474-4, Signet, August 2008
  8. Evil in Carnations, ISBN 0-451-22623-2, Signet, February 2009
  9. Sleeping With Anemone, ISBN 0-451-22890-1, Signet, February 2010
  10. Dirty Rotten Tendrils, ISBN 0-451-23152-X, Signet, October 2010
  11. Night of the Living Dandelion, ISBN 0-451-23301-8, Signet, April 2011
  12. To Catch a Leaf, ISBN 0-451-23523-1, Signet, November 2011
  13. Nightshade on Elm Street ISBN 0-451-23850-8, Signet, November 6, 2012


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