Kathryn Casey
Mystery and True Crime Author


Click here to read the prologue to Possessed
Click here to read the first chapter of Deliver Us!
Click here to read the first chapter of Deadly Little Secrets!
Click here to read the first chapter of my latest Sarah Armstrong mystery!
True Crime
The infamous Texas stiletto murder
True Tales of Jealousy, Betrayal, and Revenge
Three decades of murder and redemption in the infamous I-45/Texas Killing Fields
A minister, his mistress, and a heartless Texas murder
A mother's love, a husband's betrayal, and a cold-blooded Texas murder
An Altar Boy, a Cheerleader, and a Twisted Texas Murder.
Murder, Revenge and Two Texas Sisters.
Sex, Murder, and a Texas Millionaire
Obsession, Lies, and a Killer Cop
Seen on Oprah! A courageous woman married to a dangerous psychopath.
The third Sarah Armstrong mystery, named a best book of the year by Library Journal!
The second Sarah Armstrong mystery "a strong sequel," says BOOKLIST, now available in stores and on the Web!
The first in the Sarah Armstrong mystery series, BOOKLIST MAGAZINE picked SINGULARITY as one of the Best Crime Novel Debuts of 2009!
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2011 Events

Bouchercon 2011 in St. Louis, September 15, 10 a.m. panel, That's no way to treat a body! Landmark 4

Memorial Northwest book club to discuss Die, My Love

Bay Oak Women's Association luncheon speaker, May 4

Sylvia Dickey Smith's Strong Women Blogtalk radio show, May 2

Left Coast crime, The Big Chile, Santa Fe N.M., on a panel on Saturday, March 26, 2:30 p.m.

Susan Murphy Milano's Blogtalk Radio show March 17

Fulshear, TX., Book club appearance March 11

Investigation Discovery interview/​filming on March 8

Appearance at a luncheon for the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Auxiliary, February 11

Leesburg S.C. phone in with Mystery Book Club, Feb 7

Austin Public Library Phone-in with Mystery Book Club, Feb 2

In 2010:

November 13th: Booksigning, Murder by the Book, 4:30 p.m., 2342 Bissonnet St. Houston, TX, 77005. 713-524-8597.

October 26th: A KILLING STORM, the third Sarah Armstrong novel, will be available through bookstores and on the Net.

August 7th: I'll be signing SHATTERED, at Katy Budget Books, 2450 Fry Road, Houston, TX, 77084. Check with the store for more details, 281-578-7770

June 29th: SHATTERED is released, available through brick and mortar and Internet booksellers.

April 16 - 17th: Texas Library Association convention, San Antonio, TX, participating on a mystery writing panel.

February 11: Thursday, Greenwood Forest Women's Club meeting, guest speaker

January 15- 16: Friday/​Sun, Jefferson Texas, Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend! See y'all there! The theme this year is the Wizard of Oz!

January 7: Thursday, NW Women's Club Meeting, Houston, guest speaker

Look for me during 2009 at:

November 14 and 15th: Southwest Louisiana Writer's Conference on Saturday and participating in a discussion of BLOOD LINES with the local Pulpwood Queens chapter on Sunday.

November 1, 2009: Sunday, 1:30 to 2:30 Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, I'm on the Scene of the Crime: Two Texas Mystery Writers panel in the Capitol Extension Room E2.28. San Antonio author Jay Brandon and I will discuss mystery writing set in Texas on a panel moderated by Steven Saylor, author of the Roma Sub Rosa mystery series.

October 24th: Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m, Signing in my neck of the woods at the Barnes & Noble Champion Forest store, 5303 FM 1960 West, Houston 77069

September 29th: Tuesday, guest speaker, Friends and Neighbors 1960, St. Ignatius Loyal Parish, 7810 Cypresswood Drive, Houston, TX

September 26th: Saturday, 1:30 to 3:30, Booksigning, Katy Budget Books, 2450 Fry Road, Katy, TX, 77084,281-578-7770.

August 26: Wednesday, 6:30 PM, I'll be signing BLOOD LINES, at Houston's Murder by the Book.

July 24th: I'll be on Mystery Matters with Fran Stewart from 10 to 11 A.M. ET. Here's a link to the Web site: http:/​/​www.modavox.com/​voiceamerica/​vshow.aspx?sid=1450.

July 21: BLOOD LINES, the second in the Sarah Armstrong mystery series, is released. It's currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com and BN.com. Use the links on my website to be connected to the correct pages.

March 28: Lancaster, Texas, The Best of the Southwest Book Festival. Appearances at 11 and 2:30. Check the festival's official schedule for more information.

March 14th: Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson AZ, where I appeared on a panel with handwriting expert Michelle Diebold.

A summary of appearances from prior years along with the title of the book I discussed:


Mystery Writer's of America booth, the Texas Book Festival, November 2008 (SINGULARITY)

The Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, November 2007, as one of four participants on a true crime book panel. (DIE, MY LOVE)


1) Oprah, 1995, THE RAPISTíS WIFE

2) Montel, 2006, THE RAPISTíS WIFE

3) Nancy Grace, Court TV, 2007, A DESCENT INTO HELL

4) Catherine Crier, Court TV, 2005, SHE WANTED IT ALL

5) Fox Morning Show/​Austin, KTBC, multiple appearances, SHE WANTED IT ALL, DIE, MY LOVE, A DESCENT INTO HELL, SINGULARITY

6) The Today Show/​Houston, 1995, THE RAPISTíS WIFE

7) Court TV, The System, A WARRANT TO KILL

8) A&E, American Justice, A WARRANT TO KILL

9) The Biography Channel/​Badge of Dishonor, A WARRANT TO KILL




1) Court TV Morning, Sirius, Vinnie Politan Show, DIE, MY LOVE, A DESCENT INTO HELL

2) Dave & Amy Show, KGAB Radio, Cheyenne, Wyoming, SHE WANTED IT ALL and DIE, MY LOVE

3) The Bax & OíBrien Show, WAQY/​Rock 102, Springfield, Massachusetts, SHE WANTED IT ALL

4) The Jerry Puffer Show, KSEN, Shelby, Montana, SHE WANTED IT ALL

5) KOOP 91.7 Austin, TX, SHE WANTED IT ALL

6) True Crime Tuesdays, KBUL, Billings, Montana, DIE, MY LOVE

7) Gresham Live, KOLE, Beaumont, Texas, Fox 1340, DIE, MY LOVE

8) Jack Pattie Show, Lexington, Kentucky, WVLK, DIE, MY LOVE

9) Tracee Evans Show, KTRH, Houston, DIE, MY LOVE

10) Kerrang! Radio, UK, SINGULARITY

At the Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend Weekend, January 2010, with Pat Conroy, author of THE PRINCE OF TIDES and SOUTH OF BROAD

Myself, Fannie Flagg, and Karen Harrington at the Pulpwood Queens' Girlfriend Weekend 2011! So much fun.

Is your book club reading one of my books? Would you like to schedule a 20-minute phone-in during your meeting? If so, contact me at kc@​kathryncasey.com. Let's see if we can make it happen.

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