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Kevin R. Doyle

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A high-school teacher, former college instructor and fiction writer living in Missouri, Kevin R. Doyle is the author of two crime novels, The Group and When You Have to Go There, published by MuseItUp Publications, and one horror novel, The Litter, published by Night to Dawn Magazine and Books.

Next year will see the release of the first book in his Sam Quinton mystery series, Squatter’s Rights, by Coffeetown Press. He has also had numerous short horror stories published in small press magazines. Doyle teaches junior and senior English at a high school in Missouri and can be found at facebook.com/kevindoylefiction.


Average rating: 4.38 · 77 ratings · 62 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Litter

4.38 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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The Group

4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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One Helluva Gig

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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When You Have to Go There

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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The Group

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It's Here

Today is release day for When You Have to Go There, the followup to The Group. Bit of delay on print version, but e-book version is available from all the usual places. The basic question: how do the police track down a serial killer when they themselves are the predator's targets? When You Have to Go There Read more of this blog post »
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The Litter (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Dark suspense concerning a band of murderous children.
The Group (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Murder mystery centering around a serial killer targeting members of an advertising focus group
One Helluva Gig (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 16, 2013 09:55AM
Description: Rock and Roll fiction
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Kevin Doyle made a comment in the group A Good ThrillerWhat's The Last Movie You Watched? topic
" "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." Kind of unexpected, as Fred Rogers is not the main focus of the movie. That kind of threw me for a loop. "
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It's Here

Today is release day for When You Have to Go There, the followup to The Group. Bit of delay on print version, but e-book version is available from... Read more of this blog post »
Kevin Doyle made a comment in the group Horror Aficionados Favorite horror short story? topic
" "The Colour out of Space" by H. P. Lovecraft. Most unsettling story I've ever read, at least to date. "
" Much, much prefer general creepiness. But I'm also one who likes ambiguity in endings, as long as it's an actual ending and not just the story ...more "
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The Promise by Robert Crais
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Just finished "The Promise," by Robert Crais. Bit of a disappointment. I'm always up for a good Elvis Cole story, and after "Suspect" I couldn't wait to read about Scott and Maggie again (can't beat a good German Shepherd). But I'm becoming ...more
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The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly
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I started on Connelly a while back, and as is my wont I pretty much began with his first works and am moving forward in sequence. While the Harry Bosch books are okay, I vastly prefer his Mickey Haller stories. Mainly because, while the Bosch plots ...more
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The Glasgow Coma Scale by Neil D.A. Stewart
" I agree. Difference of opinion is difference of opinion, pure and simple. I had a discussion on Facebook a couple of weeks ago where the other person ...more "
Kevin Doyle made a comment in the group Fringe FictionDoes anyone write novellas? topic
" For anyone wondering here's the word count most places go by: up to 1,000 words is flash fiction; 1,000 to 7,500 is a short story, 7,500 to 15,000 is ...more "
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A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale
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So I'm starting to go on a Joe R. Lansdale binge. I've sampled his short stories before, but never looked into his novels. That's changing this summer. I began with "The Bottoms," which was okay, pretty creepy, but the "To Kill a Mockingbird" ...more
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February 2020 Group Reads - Casino Royale by Ian Fleming and A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin _ _ _ _ _ “It was a dark and stormy night. Lightning ...more
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...April 16, 2013 to May 17, 2013...
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A book group devoted to reading and discussing novellas (one a month). Definition of NOVELLA 1) plural novelle : a story with a compact and pointed ...more
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