Catherine’s Books

A Matter of Happenstance

A four-generation saga about character and coincidence

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Going on Nine

A coming-of-age story for readers of all ages

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Eternal Day

A reporter’s experiences covering the tragedy of 9-11 at close range, available by request at the Missouri State History Museum

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A Memento of Love, War, and Ever After

World War II letters lead an improbable couple to love, marriage, six children, two sailboats, innumerable dogs, and a lifetime of stories in this engaging memoir.

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The Recorder of Deeds

A completed manuscript

In this deeply personal memoir, six flinty siblings navigate by dead reckoning a decade that wrenches them apart in bitter disagreement, jeopardizes every single thing they held dear, and ultimately unites them in tensile bonds of trust and love.