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Cooking (From)The Books

Lea Wait, here. As many of you know, so far I’ve been published in two genres: historical fiction for young people, and contemporary mysteries for adults. But besides my name on the cover, my books have other characteristics in common.                                                                                          Of my … Continue reading

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Take Your Child to A Bookstore Day (December 3)

  Lea Wait, here. First, I have to admit an addiction. When days are dreary, stories are stubborn and editing just seems to make my work worse, not better …. I turn not to whiskey or cigarettes, those classic writerly crutches, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Lea Wait

Jim Hayman: Mystery readers know Lea Wait as (perhaps?) the alter ego of Maggie Summer, the protagonist of Lea’s 5-book Shadows Antique Print Mystery Series, the most recent of which is Shadows of a Down East Summer. Maggie has an … Continue reading

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Visiting Grandma in Maine – When Grandma is an Author

Lea Wait I’m Lea Wait, and, like most of us, I wear several hats. On this blog, I’m a mystery author. To others, I’m a children’s author. To my family I’m a wife, mother of four, and grandma to eight. So far as most of my family is concerned, I’m … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette, Maine & Me

Lea Wait When I was about 10 years old my parents and grandparents pooled their funds and bought a home built in 1774 that they’d fallen in love with.  They began the restoration work that has brought our home back to life …  … Continue reading

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