Praise for the Jessica James Mysteries
"The Jessica James Mysteries are edgy, thrilling and simply captivating."  —The Chicago Tribune

Praise for the Kassy O’Roarke PetDetective Mysteries
"A new literary role model in the style of Nancy Drew will find her way into your heart."—US Review of Books

Praise for the Fiona Figg Mysteries
"Kelly Oliver delivers readers a tantalizing and riveting mystery that few can match."— Los Angeles Post

what readers are saying

"Hilarious, irreverent, and clever, action-packed with surprising twists."

Alison, Amazon reader

"Terrific! Smart, funny, and a briskly paced page-turner that kept me guessing until the end. The characters leap off the page."

Elaine, Goodreads

"Jessica James is hands down my new favorite sleuth! She is one kickass lady, and I can't wait to see what she gets into next."

Sarah, Nook reader

About Kelly

Kelly Oliver is the award-winning and bestselling author of three mystery series: The Jessica James Mysteries,The Pet Detective Mysteries for kids, and the historical cozies The Fiona Figg Mysteries. 

When she’s not writing novels, Kelly is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and three demanding felines.

Her novels have won the 2017 Independent Publisher's Award for Best Mystery-Thriller, 2018 Silver Falchion Award for Best Suspense, 2019 finalist Mischief & Mayhem Award for Best Mystery, 2019 Reader's Favorite Award for Best Children's Mystery, 2020 E-Lit Award Best Mystery-Thriller, 2021 New York Book Award for Best Crime Novel, and New York Book Award for Best Children's Literature.

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