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Carol Kilgore has always had stories and characters in her head, but she didn’t know she should write them down until about a dozen years ago. Once she started, she couldn’t stop.

Her first published short story won the Derringer Award for Best Short-Short Mystery. She continued to write short fiction for a few years and enjoyed a small success as a freelancer before giving it all up for her true love—novels.

The atmosphere and people of the Texas coast hold a special charm for her, a fascination she brings to life in many of her stories. Carol writes a blend of mystery, suspense, and romance she calls Crime Fiction with a Kiss. Always at least one crime; always a love story.

As the wife of a Coast Guard officer, Carol has lived in locations...more

Lots and lots and lots and lots and lots of FUN STUFF in this week's post. So let's get to it.

Blog Break
Yes, I'm taking another blog break for the month of April. I'll also be spending less time on Facebook and Twitter, but I'll still be at each a couple of times a week. You may also see me pop up with a comment on a few of the A-Z blogs every once in a while. Some of them sound too cool to mis... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.61 · 41 ratings · 24 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
In Name Only
4.62 of 5 stars 4.62 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Solomon's Compass
4.58 of 5 stars 4.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013
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Secretest. Boyfriend. Ever. by Medeia Sharif
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Georgie on His Mind by Jennifer Shirk
Georgie on His Mind
by Jennifer Shirk (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2013
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I loved this book! It's sweet, cute, and fun. I could easily identify with Georgie - I hate having anyone hang over my shoulder telling me what to do or not do. Even if it is with good intentions, as with Georgie's brother. All in all, Georgie is a g...more
Perfect Victim by Jan Christensen
" In this mystery Private Investigator Paula Mitchell is assigned to the case of a man killing his girlfriend. Paula believes he is innocent. As she begins her investigation she meets many with a motive. She's got her case cut out for her.
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The Compass Master by Helena Soister
The Compass Master
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read in October, 2013
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In The Compass Master, Helena Soister has created a wonderful cast of believable characters. I loved them all, from Layla to the little boy in her building, even the villains. All the characters perfectly fit the roles they played.

The plot was design...more
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They All Fall Down by Angela     Brown
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"The muse was awesome! I didn't get as much actual writing done as I had hoped, but I solved many problems that I hadn't realized were there - and I ho...more "
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Carol Kilgore Hi, Kris! I agree. Goodreads is a great place.

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Kris Neri Hey, Carol. Good to connect with you here.


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