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Topic: Did you know Mary Kay Andrews wrote cozies?

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Subject: Did you know Mary Kay Andrews wrote cozies?
Date Posted: 3/10/2008 12:41 PM ET
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I just found out that before Little Bitty Lies and Savannah Blues, she wrote a cozy series under the name Kathy Hogan Trocheck.

I was told that they were fantastic, so I will definately be checking them out over at


Have any of you read them? If so, were they as good as her newer books?




Date Posted: 3/10/2008 5:15 PM ET
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I thought they were great!

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 6:11 PM ET
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They are really good.  I prefer them to her Andrews books, actually.  And some trivia -- Kathy Hogan Trochek is a neighbor of mine.  :->

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Date Posted: 3/10/2008 7:28 PM ET
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   I read one, it's a series about a woman who owns a cleaning service.   I thought it was pretty good.

Date Posted: 3/10/2008 9:23 PM ET
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Ha, ha, Theresa--I didn't mean to get you all worked up over the Callahan Garrity series!! I can just see you now--madly placing all eight books on your wishlist!! You'll enjoy reading about the antics of the House Mouse staff.

If you want another good cozy writer, try Valerie Wolzien. She has two series, 1) Josie Pigeon , female construction worker, and 2) Susan Henshaw, a suburban housewife/sleuth. The Pigeon series has seven books; the Henshaw series includes 16 books.

Date Posted: 3/11/2008 9:55 AM ET
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I am a mess. Every time I think I have as many books as I could possibly read in YEARS, I find something else I've just GOT to have! lol

Date Posted: 3/11/2008 10:18 PM ET
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I'm with you Theresa! I'm overwhelmed with stacks and stacks of books!

Date Posted: 3/15/2008 4:28 AM ET
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What's the cure?  I can barely move around in my room now because I have boxes of books all stacked up.  If a major earthquake hits, I might get killed from the boxes falling on top of me.  I used to have 2 boxes of books, but since joining online book trading sites, I have more than 20 boxes of books.  And yet, I cannot help myself from checking out other people's bookshelves.