Kate Carlisle

Kate Carlisle is an award-winning writer who worked in television for many years before turning to books. A lifelong fascination with the art and craft of bookbinding led her to write the Bibliophile Mysteries, which feature Brooklyn Wainwright, a woman whose bookbinding and restoration skills invariably uncover old secrets, treachery, and murder. Kate lives and writes in Southern California.

  • The Book Stops Here

    By Kate Carlisle

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A Bibliophile Mystery

    You never know what treasures can be found in the attic. Unfortunately, some are worth killing for.

    Released June 10, 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • A Cookbook Conspiracy

    By Kate Carlisle

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A Bibliophile Mystery

    It's a recipe for disaster when Brooklyn Wainwright is asked to restore an antique cookbook.

    "Carlisle keeps the suspense high as Brooklyn sleuths her way through a host of chefs and other suspects to the satisfying resolution." - Publishers Weekly

    Released June 18, 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • Murder Under Cover

    By Kate Carlisle

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A Bibliophile Mystery

    Starred review. "Great fun all around!" - Library Journal

    “Narrator Susie Berneis quickly engages listeners as she subtly vocalizes a wide array of emotions in her characterizations of the two woman. In addition, Berneis's British accent for Brooklyn's new boyfriend, Derek Stone, a security expert, is clear, consistent, and pleasant. Through the many plot twists, Berneis reveals hidden facets of several characters and keeps listeners engaged.” - AudioFile Magazine

    Released September 10, 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • Ripped from the Pages

    By Kate Carlisle

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A Bibliophile Mystery

    Wooden barrels aren’t the only things buried in the wine caves of Sonoma...

    "With a peppy opening reminiscent of the Pink Panther theme, this ninth in the Bibliophile mystery series, complete with a chapter on book restoration, will please listeners of cozies." - Booklist (audio review)

    Released June 16, 2015
    English, Unabridged

  • Books of a Feather

    By Kate Carlisle

    Read by Susie Berneis

    A Bibliophile Mystery

    Book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright’s latest project has her running for her life.

    “Kate Carlisle never fails to make me laugh, even as she has me turning the pages to see what’s going to happen next.” - Miranda James, New York Times bestseller

    Released June 21, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Once Upon a Spine

    By Kate Carlisle

    In the eleventh Bibliophile Mystery, Brooklyn Wainwright stumbles through the looking glass...

    Released June 6, 2017
    English, Unabridged