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Bestselling author Devin O'Branagan writes novels about uncommon heroes. Her genres include young adult urban fantasy, paranormal thrillers, paranormal romance, comic mysteries, and canine chick lit.

Her books have been published by Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books in English, Heyne Verlag in German, and Dogan Egmont in Turkish. All of her books are available in both print and eBook formats.

Devin also writes a humor column for TAILS Magazine, is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, and many of her writing projects support animal rescue.

Show Dog Sings the Blues hit #1 on Amazon's Hot New Release List, rode high on their bestseller list, and was nominated by the prestigious DWAA as best humor book of 2011.

Glory was nominated...more



My novel Witch Hunt was first published by Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books in 1990. It's the tale of 300+ years in the history of the Hawthornes, a family of hereditary witches. The novel takes the family from the Salem Witch Trials into a modern-day witch hunt. My publisher wanted to market it as a horror novel and insisted I add an abundance ofgratuitoussex and violence. I was young,naive... Read more of this blog post »
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Witch Hunt
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Glory
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Red Hot Property
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Show Dog Sings the Blues
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Red Hot Liberty
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Pretty Sacrifices
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Witch Hunt: Of the Blood
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4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Threshold
4.94 of 5 stars 4.94 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Spirit Warriors
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1988
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Description: Glory Templeton's blood holds the cure to a deadly pandemic plague and she undertakes a quest to save humanity. A vampire, a witch, and an angel are assigned to be her bodyguards.

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Cat Striking Back by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
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Ironically, I just wrote a rave review of the series and then read (or tried to read) this book. The author, who I know can write very well, spent most of the book telling, not showing. It was like the book was written by an entirely different author...more
Cat Deck the Halls by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
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So far, I've read all the Joe Grey Cat Mysteries through this one. This is the first review I've written on the series.

At first the books were very hard to read because of how brutally the cats hunted wild creatures. I am an animal lover, which is wh...more
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The "Little Traveler" is a magical being who can travel between worlds in the guise of a horse. This well-written fantasy captured me so completely, I read it in one sitting. There is adventure and romance, but what I enjoyed the most was the main ch...more
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"Wonderful! The author of this book wrote a Goddess-themed novella that I included in my anthology, WITCH HUNT: OF THE BLOOD. If you like her style of...more "
First of Her Kind ~ A Darkness & Light Novel by K.L. Schwengel
First of Her Kind ~ A Darkness & Light Novel
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For over twenty years I have written novels about The Goddess, and it never occurred to me to create a protagonist who was mad at Her. That fresh concept sucked me right in and kept me reading. This well-written fantasy adventure had me guessing ever...more
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A Little More Primitive
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I didn't want it to end! I enjoyed this wonderful novel as much, if not more, than the first book in the series, A LITTLE PRIMITIVE. The characters are totally engaging, the dialogue witty, the romance is sexy, and the adventure exciting. I highly re...more
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Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Devin! :D


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Devin O'Branagan Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Devin! :D"

Likewise! I'm really lost here on Goodreads and trying to make connections so that I can share with people. I am grateful you asked for my friendship!


Sangria Devin wrote: Likewise! I'm really lost here on Goodreads and trying to make connections so that I can share with people. I am grateful you asked for my f..."

I think you'll really like the people you meet here. Everyone's very friendly. :)


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Devin O'Branagan Likewise, Trisha!


Patricia Puddle Hi Devin. Lovely to see you here on GRd's :)


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