Kellye Garrett

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Kellye Garrett is the Anthony, Agatha, Lefty and Independent Publisher “IPPY” award-winning author of the Detective by Day series and the upcoming #ownvoices suspense novel Like A Sister from Mulholland Books. Her work has been featured on the TODAY show as a Best Summer Read and on several Best of the Year lists. Prior to writing novels, Kellye spent eight years working in Hollywood, including a stint writing for Cold Case. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for Sisters in Crime and Pitch Wars, she is a cofounder Crime Writers of Color.

You can learn more by visiting KellyeGarrett.com and following @KellyeKell on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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Kellye Garrett Hi Kalpana. Unfortunately, Midnight Ink closed before we could release the third book. Alas, it's just a document on my laptop right now. Hopefully on…moreHi Kalpana. Unfortunately, Midnight Ink closed before we could release the third book. Alas, it's just a document on my laptop right now. Hopefully one day we'll be able to release it though.

I am working on a new standalone though so hopefully something new from me will be out soon. (less)
Kellye Garrett Hi Monica! Thanks for the congrats. I don't want to spoil things but you find out pretty quickly in Hollywood Ending whether Dayna and Omari did indee…moreHi Monica! Thanks for the congrats. I don't want to spoil things but you find out pretty quickly in Hollywood Ending whether Dayna and Omari did indeed get together. (less)
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READ WITH ME: AN ANNOTATED GUIDE TO HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE CHAPTERS 6 – 10

My friend Rosey had the great idea to annotate a copy of Hollywood Homicide for a giveaway. I thought I’d take it one step further and share some insights in a blog post as well. (And I’m not just doing this because my handwriting is atrocious!)

Here’s some “insider info” on chapters 6 – 10. You can find the first five chapters here: https://kellyegarrett.com/2017/08/09/...,

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