As an author of dark suspense it’s a given that I spend an inordinate amount of time pondering serial killers. Not every novel features one, but enough do that I’ve spent more than my share of hours in the bad guys’ heads. A not always pleasant place to be, but unfailingly educating, nonetheless. Based on… Read More
Kylie Brant is a native Midwesterner and resides in Iowa. She has the distinction of selling the first book she ever wrote. That began a career that has spanned nearly forty novels. She’s garnered numerous nominations and awards, including twice winning the overall Daphne Award for excellence in mystery and suspense, and a Career Achievement Award by Romantic Times. She’s an Amazon bestseller, a three-time RITA nominee and has been nominated for five RT awards. She’s a mother of five, a former elementary special education teacher and an accomplished multi-tasker. Her books have been published in twenty-nine countries and translated into eighteen languages.
by Kylie Brant Every time I finish a book I say the same thing: I want a new writing process. Is there a store for that? I’d like to trade mine in. Because my process makes me crazy. I’ve long come to terms with the fact that I’m not a plotter. I will never be a… Read More
As you beginning packing for the long weekend that is Thanksgiving don’t forget to restock your eBooks—and maybe an audio book or two for the drive. November counts a cornucopia of such new titles by authors ranging from Carly Phillips to Christina Dodd, Sarah Castille to Debra Clopton and Jennifer Probst. Rebecca Zanetti unveils two… Read More
With my new title, SECRETS OF THE DEAD recently released, I have secrets on the mind. Oh, not the deep dark ones at the center of my plot, but the fun kind. Secrets. As intriguing as they can be, I know for a fact how difficult it can be sometimes to keep them. When my… Read More
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It’s Historical Mystery Award Season!
Spring seems to be the season for historical fiction and mystery writing awards: the Lefty (awarded at Left Coast Crime), the Agatha (Malice Domestic), the Edgar (Mystery Writers of America), and my new favorite, the Benjamin Franklin (Independent Book Publishers Association, aka IBPA). I’m excited to share the news that FANNY NEWCOMB AND THE IRISH… Read More