Click here to read the first chapter of Deadly Little Secrets!
Click here to read the first chapter of my latest Sarah Armstrong mystery!
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!
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.
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August 22, 2011
It's been a busy summer, but all four of my true crime shorts are now available on Kindle and Nook. This has been a real labor of love. I covered these cases back in the Eighties and Nineties, as a magazine writer. They're fascinating studies of the dark side of human nature, and I've never been able to forget any of them. Now with ebooks, I've been able to resurrect my best work and make it available once again to readers.
So take a look at the newsletter for a run down, or click on the ebook link at the top. Either way you'll end up on a page that will give you a brief synopsis of each of the ebooks. After you've read them, I'd love to hear from you. Post in the guestbook or email, let me know what you think happened in each case. Do you believe Hurley Fontenot shot Bill "Mac" Fleming because (more…)
50 Shades innocent fun? I hope so, but be careful whom you trust.
Bananas Foster ala Brennan's. It's so good. Such a great restaurant. Try the recipe in the blog, and visit their restaurants. Wonderful food!
Bouchercon 2011: Here I am on the left with the wonderful Sara Paretsky and my friend author Diane Fanning. We had a blast!
Crawfish etouffee, a Louisiana classic. Love this recipe!
Kari fell in love with Matt Baker, but was he the man she believed?
They appeared the perfect family, but was Matt Baker hiding Deadly Little Secrets?
Was Matt Baker really a loving husband? Here at his wife's grave with their two daughters, Grace and Kensi.
My niece Beth, Dad, my sister-in-law Linda, and yours truly!
Dad's birthday cake, what a grand day!
Nice smile? I am the Cheshire Cat.
Jamie Ford, yours truly, Kathy L. Patrick, the Pulpwood Queen!
Here I am with Fannie Flagg and Karen Harrington
On the day of my panel with Robert Leleux
Alice's Kingdom: Marsha Toy Engstrom, our leader, as the Red Queen.
My main character, Sarah Armstrong, is a Texas Ranger/Profiler.
My special reindeer ornament, the one that's always front and center on my Christmas tree
Don't miss me on All Things Southern talking about the third Sarah Armstrong mystery!
The cover for the upcoming German edition of Singularity
Here I am with the Investigation Discover TV crew. Left to right: Scott, Eric, yours truly, Linda and Kaia!
Here I am with the legendary Kinky Friedman.
Introducing the rest of our panel: Ben Rehder (left) author of Holy Moly and other mysteries; Frances Ray, who writes women's fiction; that's me in the background, and on the right, Kathleen Kent, author of The Heretic's Daughter
It's up to us to mount a protest, to keep James Bergstrom locked up.
Meet our puppy, Ozzie Nelson. Don't let his sweet appearance fool you. Send help!
Here's proof that Ozzie Nelson is a handful!
This past January, 2010, the theme of the Pulpwood Queen's Girlfriend Weekend was Over the Rainbow. This is the head queen, Kathy Patrick, dressed as a tornado.
The southwest LA pulpwood queens as witches!
Years ago, before her diagnosis, here I am with my mom.
Here I am with Pulpwood Queen founder and author Kathy L. Patrick at the 2009 Girlfriend Weekend. I had a blast! (Notice the tiara? It's my first!)
Murder by the Book
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