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Read some great books in April...you'll be blooming!

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Not every match is made in the marriage mart...Some happen when you least expect it.


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Contemporary romance set in Seattle's Pioneer Square.


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MYSTERY PICK OF THE MONTH! –Library Journal (Starred Review)


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Journey to an irresistible town you’ll want to return to over and over again.


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She was the last woman he wanted in his life. . .and the one he needed the most.


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Romantic Times says The Bride Next Door “is a laugh out-loud, play-on-words dramathon…”


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Pursued by a dangerous terrorist, U.S. Deputy Marshal Casey Sloane, along with two other Marshals, put their lives on the line to deliver a federal witness to the FBI.


Eileen Watkins

Growing up in Cranford, NJ, Eileen always aspired to write novels. As soon as she could print, she began folding sheets of letter-sized paper in half, drawing cover illustrations and attempting to write "books." Her earliest efforts involved adventure stories about horses. During her high school years at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, NJ, she moved on to Nancy Drew-type mysteries.

In her freshman year at Marywood College in Scranton, PA, Eileen won first place in a college-wide short story contest. The real turning point occurred later that year, when a friend lent her a paperback of DRACULA. Eileen read it by flashlight during a thunderstorm and blackout in the dorm, and instantly knew that was the kind of book she wanted to write. More contemporary horror and suspense authors who have influenced her work since then include Ira Levin, Dean Koontz and Barbara Michaels.

Eileen has published short stories in the magazines BELLADONNA and DOPPLEGANGER, and in the anthology IN A FEARFUL STATE published by the Garden State Horror Writers. In 1994, she won First Prize in the national contest sponsored by the GSHW, with an excerpt from her then- unpublished novel PARAGON. In 2000, she won Second Prize in a Philadelphia Writer's Conference contest, with an excerpt from her unpublished novel BLACK FLOWERS. She is a founding member of, and publicity officer for, the Garden State Horror Writers. She is also a member of the Horror Writers Association, Sisters in Crime/Central Jersey and The Writer's Workshop, Englewood, NJ.

A professional journalist for more than 20 years, Eileen covered art, architecture, fine crafts and interior design for The Star-Ledger, New Jersey's largest daily newspaper. She now freelances, writing on these same subjects. (See her nonfiction web site at http://njcreatives.org/Watkins.) She shares her 1922 house in northern New Jersey with two cats--Bela and Harley--and rides horseback, specializing in dressage. She also collects furniture, clothing and fabrics from the 1930s-40s.

 

Series

Books:

The Bengal Identity, April 2018
Cat Groomer Mystery #2
Trade Size
The Persian Always Meows Twice, October 2017
A Cat Groomer Mystery
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