Katherine Hall Page

Katherine Hall Page, who is often cited as one of the foremost in the culinary crime genre, published her first book in 1990. She is the author of 21 adult mysteries featuring amateur sleuth/caterer Faith Fairchild and five for younger readers. She received the Agatha for Best First (The Body in the Belfry, 1990), Best Novel (The Body in the Snowdrift, 2006), and Best Short Story (“The Would-Be Widower”, 2001). She has been nominated for the Edgar, the Mary Higgins Clark Award, Agathas, the Macavity, and the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction. She has also published a series cookbook, Have Faith in Your Kitchen, (2010), and Small Plates, (2014), a collection of short mystery fiction. The Body in the Birches, the 22nd in the series, will be published by Wm Morrow in May 2015. A native of New Jersey, she lives in Massachusetts and Maine with her husband.