Maine author Lea Wait writes the Agatha-finalist Shadows Antique Print mystery series and the USA Today best selling Mainely Needlepoint series. Beginning in mid-2018 she will be writing the Maine Café mystery series under the name Cornelia Kidd. Lea also writes historical novels for ages 8 and up, blogs at www.mainecrimewriters.com, and welcomes readers at her website, www.leawait.com and at Goodreads and Facebook. As a single woman Lea adopted four older girls born in Asia and was an adoption advocate. Now she writes about people searching for love, acceptance, and a place to call home. She is married to artist Bob Thomas.