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Award-winning author Diane Kelly writes romance and romantic mysteries featuring feisty heroines, quirky sidekicks, and sexy leading men, with humor that leaves readers laughing out loud.

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Crime Scene Mystery Bookfest!

It’s so much fun when book people gather to celebrate great stories! If you live in or near Pittsboro, North Carolina (near Raleigh-Durham), come on out to the Crime Scene Mystery Bookfest on Saturday, February 8th from 10:00 – 4:00. I’ll be at the Sisters in Crime booth from 10:00 – noon, and around for the rest of the day. There will be interesting author panels and great books! Hope to see y...

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"A funny look at the daily challenges of community policing if you're a woman. Little hint - the other cops learned to do as they're told and the perps learned to look past the bustline. Great character development in exploration of former events t..." Read more of this review »
Dead as a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. - Milton Berle

Whitney Whitaker followed Milt's advice and built her own proverbial door. She is a skilled carpenter (it runs in the family), a conscientious property manager (catering to "hands off" owne..." Read more of this review »
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"I love the character development that Diane Kelly gives us, especially of “Sawdust” the cat. Those tiny two page chapters giving us “Sawdust’s” thoughts is absolutely wonderful.

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