Kate Collins (author)

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Kate Collins
Occupation novelist
Nationality American
Period 1995 - present
Genre 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 New York Times Best-Seller's list, 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
  14. Seed No Evil, ISBN 978-0-451-41549-3, Signet August 2013
  15. Throw in the Trowel, ISBN 978-0451415509, Signet, February 2014
  16. A Root Awakening, ISBN 978-0-451-41551-6, Signet, February 2015
  17. Florist Grump, ISBN 978-0-698-18508-1, Signet, November 2015
  18. Moss Hysteria, ISBN 978-0-698-1-8509-8, Signet, April 5, 2016


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