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Kathleen O'Donnell

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in Tainan, Taiwan
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Kathleen is a 2x Book of the Year Finalist and Thriller of the Year award winner. She is a wife, mom of four, grandmother of six, a recovering blogger and living in Nevada with her husband. They are travel junkies who try to visit a different country every year. If she weren't a writer she'd be a photographer.

She writes dark, irreverently funny mystery/thrillers about women behaving badly. In addition to the Invisible Heiress she has three novels coming out 0n 2019.
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Adelia. Living.

Picture Over the past few months, our family has learned some of life’s harshest lessons:

The real meaning of the word “terrified.”

Ten-year olds aren’t promised tomorrow.

There’s no age requirement for suffering.
 
Yep, all of those pretty much suck.
           
When we first heard Adelia’s diagnosis all the good in life dimmed, our world shrank. I saw everything through a dull lens. Smiling seemed like an ar Read more of this blog post »
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