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Kathleen Valenti

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in Los Angeles, The United States


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Kathleen Valenti has been writing for more than 20 years, first as a nationally award-winning copywriter and now as the author of the Maggie O'Malley Mystery Series. A firm believer that deadpan can be dead-on, she combines funny with frightening to craft page-turners of mystery and suspense.

​In Kathleen's debut novel, Agatha and Lefty Award-nominated Protocol, Maggie O'Malley examines the flaws of technology and the depths of greed to uncover what happens when the invisible among us disappear. In her second book, 39 Winks, Maggie works to help her best friend's aunt, who discovered her husband's body during a sleepwalking episode. Her third book, As Directed, follows Maggie as she embarks on a new career in a small town drugstore where the

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Published on July 09, 2019 08:27
Average rating: 4.14 · 221 ratings · 123 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Protocol (A Maggie O'Malley...

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39 Winks

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As Directed (A Maggie O'Mal...

4.43 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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Kathleen Valenti It's wonderful to meet you, Donna! I love to read, too. :) It's definitely my favorite pastime! Can't wait to connect with you on all things bookish. Have a great day!


Donna wrote: "Kathleen,
Thank you for friending me on Good Reads. I look forward to a long friendship. I envy you as an author. I love reading though and that makes meeting new authors a treat as they have such ..."

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Donna Kathleen,
Thank you for friending me on Good Reads. I look forward to a long friendship. I envy you as an author. I love reading though and that makes meeting new authors a treat as they have such wonderful books to read.

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