Kellye Garrett

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Kellye Garrett’s first novel, Hollywood Homicide, was released by Midnight Ink in August 2017 and was named one of BookBub’s Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time. In addition to receiving starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, it won the Agatha, Anthony, Lefty and Independent Publisher “IPPY” awards for best first novel. It was also nominated for the Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel and Barry award for Best Paperback Original.

Hollywood Ending, her second book in the Detective by Day mystery series, was chosen a best mystery of 2018 by Suspense Magazine, Book Riot and CrimeReads, which called it the most fun book of the year. In addition to being featured on the TODAY show’s Best Summer Reads of 2019, it was nomi
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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/...,

Warning: This does conta Read more of this blog post »
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