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Dear Readers: Please click on the eBooks Menu link above and read about my NEW Historical Mystery set in 1890s Washington, DC. These characters danced into my head and demanded to be put on the page. Characters are headstrong that way. SCANDALS, SECRETS, AND MURDER: The Widow and the Rogue Mysteries will be available online at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other major eBook retailers. Trade paperback copies will be available soon from Amazon. Please check it out. I think you'll really like Amanda and Devlin.

Announcements—New Kelly Flynn mystery coming soon!

The next in the Kelly Flynn Mysteries, YARN OVER MURDER, is now available and picks up the dramatic events in the Northern Colorado High Park Wildfire where CLOSE KNIT KILLER left off. Kelly is on the way to meet her friends who're bringing a horse trailer to hitch behind Steve's truck. Kelly and all her friends are heading to Jayleen's ranch in Bellevue Canyon to rescue her alpaca herd. The wildfire is coming closer. Steve, Jayleen, and Curt have just arrived at the ranch. This is an action-packed book, and I've tried to be as accurate as possible with the real-life High Park Wildfire details."

I've also written some short ebook fiction involving the Kelly Flynn characters. These will not be full short stories but rather scenes involving the cast. I'm calling them eShorts. The first will be released later this year in September and is entitled "Halloween Scare."

Meanwhile—in anticipation of the next Kelly Flynn Mystery, YARN OVER MURDER, which will be out this June, I'm releasing on ebook an in-depth look at the entire cast of characters in the Kelly Flynn Mysteries. That cast has grown and grown over the years. It will be available on ebook at the major online retailers in early April. So if you know of someone who might want to give Kelly Flynn and the Gang a try, tell them to check out the ebooks page of the Kelly Flynn website. It's entitled: "Who Are You People?"

Upcoming Booksignings/Appearances are now online.

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"Readers will enjoy visiting with Kelly and her knitting buddies, who, in their own carefree way, resemble the cast of Friends."
   —Publishers Weekly

CAST ON, KILL OFF was Barnes & Noble's #3 Bestselling Hardcover Mystery for two weeks in a row after its June 2012 release, AND it was Bookscan's #10 Bestselling Hardcover Mystery that week as well.

After its June 7, 2011 release, UNRAVELED, made the New York Times Bestselling Hardcover Fiction list! Thank you, thank you, Readers!

UNRAVELED was also Barnes & Noble's #4 Bestselling Hardcover Mystery!

Berkley Prime Crime has released a trade paperback edition of the first two Kelly Flynn Mysteries in one volume, entitled DOUBLE KNIT MURDERS! It is available in bookstores and online. And it was Bookscan's #5 Bestselling Trade Paperback Mystery after its release!

The very first Kelly Flynn Mystery, KNIT ONE, KILL TWO, is on downloadable audio! So readers can download to whatever listening device they choose. Check it out on

SKEIN OF THE CRIME has a video book trailer on YouTube! Watch it here.

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