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T.D. McKinney

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T. D. McKinney was born with eclectic tastes. Author, artist, web designer - those tastes show in the careers she's chosen.

Growing up on the American Gulf Coast, she gained a great appreciation for all things Southern and a fascination with what the community around her termed the War of Northern Aggression. Frequent trips to New Orleans to visit relatives instilled an early love for that city and for the Cajun culture. One of her earliest memories is viewing Mardi Gras parades when she was three years old. She freely admits that at the tender age of six she fell in love with both Barnabas Collins of Dark Shadows’ fame and Jonny Quest’s scientist-father, Benton. Sherlock Holmes followed soon after as one of the great abiding interests of he

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Kissing Sherlock Holmes

3.89 avg rating — 774 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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A Matter of Necessity

3.57 avg rating — 375 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Wolfe Proxy (Southern B...

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Copperhead Road (Southern B...

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A Bid For Love

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Solitude & Sea Glass

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Paxton's Winter

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“You remarked once in a fit of pique you had made me famous. You were wrong, my dear. You have made me.”
T.D. McKinney, Kissing Sherlock Holmes

“Lying in a position of classic repose, Winnifred had never been
more beautiful. Her silvery gold hair cascaded over the oaken door
upon which she lay. A bright waterfall, it pooled on the deep green
felt of the billiard table where the door rested. Her sightless blue
eyes stared up at the plastered ceiling, her face a study in serenity
and peace. I had never seen violent death leave a corpse so lovely.”
T.D. McKinney

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Beth Hi T D,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author! I hope you'll put my book, A REAL BASKET CASE, on your to-read list.
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