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Linda Mickey

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Linda Mickey was so mad at her boss, she killed him. On paper. That first late night at the keyboard took her from mystery reader to mystery writer.

Like her protagonist Kyle Shannon, Linda Mickey was employed by a staffing agency. After a twelve-year career in which she saw everything from knife-toting secretaries to drunken vice presidents, Mickey had plenty of motive to write a mystery series featuring a temporary office worker. She is currently employed as the office manager of a small accounting firm, dividing her time between tax returns and murder.

“I always enjoyed reading,” said Mickey in a recent interview, “but my writing taught me to look at the world around me more closely. Now every place is a possible setting; every conversati
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Linda Mickey Hi Michael. That's a tough question. I'd say my first novel was the most difficult because it was the first. In fact, my first was so awful it will ne…moreHi Michael. That's a tough question. I'd say my first novel was the most difficult because it was the first. In fact, my first was so awful it will never see the light of day. But we have to start somewhere and that first book started me on the journey. I had written several short stories and 3.5 novels by the time I tackled Dollars and Sense. By then I had found my voice.(less)
Linda Mickey Write, take a break and read, go back to writing and then write some more.
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Horse Power (Kyle Shannon, #3)

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Test Scores (Kyle Shannon, #5)

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Defective Goods (Kyle Shann...

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Greased Wheels (Kyle Shanno...

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Dollars and Sense for Write...

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Pills, Parties and a Prom Date

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Help Wanted (Kyle Shannon, #4)

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Chicago Dawn

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Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon...

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Life Everlasting

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