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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    “A true whodunit . . . highlights Carlisle’s story line skills, her love for books, and her always-endearing heroine.” - Richmond Times-Dispatch

    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