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Kate Flora   (#102)   

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Concord, MA
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Attorney Kate Flora's sixteen books include seven Thea Kozak mysteries, five gritty police procedurals; Steal Away, a suspense thriller (written as Katharine Clark) two true crime books. Finding Amy was a 2007 Edgar nominee and has been optioned for a movie. Her second true crime, Death Dealer, involves an international collaboration to catch a brutal Canadian killer. Her fourth Joe Burgess, And Grant You Peace, won the 2015 Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction. Detention won in 2013. The co-written Maine Game Warden's memoir, A Good Man with a Dog, is a 2017 Agatha nominee. Her eighth Thea Kozak mystery, Death Warmed Over, will appear in 2017.

Flora's short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies, including the Sara Paretsky edited collection, Sisters on the Case. She is a former editor and publisher at Level Best Books, former international president of Sisters in Crime, and a founding member of the New England Crime Bake conference and the Maine Crime Wave. Her story, "The Sounds of Silence" appeared in Stone Cold: Best New England Crime Stories, and her story, "Bone China" in the crime story anthology Dead of Winter. She teaches writing for Grub Street in Boston.

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