Kate Cassidy


Kate Burns is Kate Cassidy – a designer and writer living and working in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. She gardens, knits, enjoys nature in all its beauty and expresses herself through writing and acting. The Ophelia Trap is her first novel.

She is currently working on her second mystery, as yet untitled, set in Ottawa’s intriguing and diverse Byward Market.

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The Ophelia Trap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a former neighbour falls eight stories to her death in the snow, Julia Henry finds that though her family may have escaped the rent trap, curiosity has drawn a predator home. Now the only way Julia might live to see spring is to expose the wrenching truth behind the girl's death, a series of rapes and the strangest absentee landlord ever.

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amateur detective    amateur sleuth    canada    cold    crime    death    knitting    malice    murder    mystery    quebec    small town    suspense    winter    woman sleuth   

Smashwords book reviews by Kate Cassidy

  • Blind Spot on Jan. 08, 2011

    I love this book! Intelligent prose, thoughtful sentences, care taken with character. I am curled up eager to finish.