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Kelly Brakenhoff

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KELLY BRAKENHOFF is an American Sign Language Interpreter whose motivation for learning ASL began in high school when she wanted to converse with her deaf friends.

Her first novel, Death by Dissertation, kicked off the Cassandra Sato Mystery Series. She also wrote Never Mind, first in a children’s picture book series featuring Duke the Deaf Dog. She serves on the Board of Editors for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf publication, VIEWs. The mother of four young adults and two dogs, Kelly and her husband call Nebraska home.

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The second Duke the Deaf Dog book, Farts Make Noise, is in the hands of the illustrator and hopefully coming soon in 2020!(less)
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The 26th book in the series has everything I love about the Stephanie Plum series. The Burg, the bonds office, the car misfortunes, and the whole gang is there.

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