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Alex Kava

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ALEX KAVA IS A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR of the critically acclaimed Maggie O’Dell series and a new series featuring former Marine, Ryder Creed and his K9 dogs. Her stand-alone novel, One False Move, was the 2006 One Book One Nebraska. Published in over thirty countries, Kava’s novels have made the bestseller lists in the UK, Australia, Germany, Japan, Italy and Poland. Her novel Stranded was awarded both a Florida Book Award and the Nebraska Book Award. She is a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild and International Thriller Writers. Kava divides her time between Omaha, Nebraska and Pensacola, Florida.

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Alex Kava Absolutely! I'm working on LOST CREED right now. We'll finally have some idea of what happened to Creed's sister, Brodie, who disappeared fifteen…moreAbsolutely! I'm working on LOST CREED right now. We'll finally have some idea of what happened to Creed's sister, Brodie, who disappeared fifteen years ago when she was eleven and Creed was fourteen. It's a gut-wrenching journey for Ryder. Maggie will be there alongside him. Release date will be February or March 2018. Thanks for asking, Jax. And for reading!(less)
Alex Kava Hi Pam! DESPERATE CREED will released Spring 2019. I should know the exact date in the next few weeks.
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BEHIND THE SCENES: A Waitress Named Rita

In my latest novel, BEFORE EVIL a waitress named Rita plays an important role in the story. But this isn’t the first time. In fact, with the exception of A PERFECT EVIL, every single one of my 16 novels includes a waitress named Rita. Some of you who have read my books back-to-back may have noticed this. Usually it’s very subtle.

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" Rita Johnson wrote: "I've got to have more Ryder Creeds, too. And the sooner the better!"
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Which long series (10+ books) would you like to conquer as a group for 2014?

Maggie O'Dell by Alex Kava {11 Books}
  12 votes, 40.0%

Miss Marple by Agatha Christie {12 Books}
  4 votes, 13.3%

Eve Duncan by Iris Johansen {18 Books}
  3 votes, 10.0%

Kate Shugak by Dana Stabenow {20 Books}
  3 votes, 10.0%

Inspector Lynley by Elizabeth George {18 Books}
  2 votes, 6.7%

Kathleen Mallory by Carol O'Connell {11 Books}
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Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear {10 Books}
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KEY News by Mary Jane Clark {12 Books}
  1 vote, 3.3%

Deborah Knott by Margaret Maron {18 Books}
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Sarah Booth Delaney by Carolyn Haines {13 Books}
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Bishop/Special Crimes Unit by Kay Hooper {14 Books}
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Alex Kava Donna wrote: "Thank you Alex for becoming my friend on Good Reads. Very much looking forward to reading your books."

Hi Donna! I hope you enjoy them.

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Donna Thank you Alex for becoming my friend on Good Reads. Very much looking forward to reading your books.

Tricia Bilodeau I just finished Breaking Creed and really enjoyed it. Looking forward to reading Silent Creed!

Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

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Tez Thank you so much for the friend request! Very much looking forward to reading STRANDED :-)

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Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Alex, Thanks for the Goodreads friendship.

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Beth Hi Alex,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads mystery author!

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