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Kathleen Kaska

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Kathleen Kaska is the author of the award-winning mystery series: the Sydney Lockhart
Mystery Series set in the 1950s and the Kate Caraway Animal-Rights Mystery Series.
Her first two Lockhart mysteries, Murder at the Arlington and Murder at the Luther, were
selected as bonus books for the Pulpwood Queen Book Group, the country’s largest
book group. Murder at the Menger was a finalist in the Chanticleer International Book
Award in the Mystery and Mayhem category.


She also writes mystery trivia. Rowman & Littlefield published The Sherlock Holmes
Quiz Book. Her Holmes short story, “The Adventure at Old Basingstoke,” appears in
Sherlock Holmes of Baking Street, a Belanger Books anthology. She is the founder of
The Dogs in the Nighttime, the Sherlock Holmes Society of Anacortes, Washington, and
a scion of The Baker Street Irregulars.


When she is not writing, she spends much of her time with her husband, traveling the
back roads and byways around the country, looking for new venues for her mysteries,
and bird-watching along the Texas coast and beyond. Her passion for birds led to The
Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story
(University Press
of Florida). Her collection of blog posts for Cave Art Press was published under the title,
Do You Have a Catharsis Handy? Five-Minute Writing Tips. Catharsis was the winner of
the Chanticleer International Book Award in the nonfiction Instruction and Insights
category. Check out her popular blog series, “Growing Up Catholic in a Small Texas

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