Mary Keliikoa is the author of the PI Kelly Pruett mystery series. Her debut, DERAILED, was a Shamus Finalist, as well as nominated for a Lefty, Agatha and Anthony award. It was also a 2016 Pitch Wars selection. Her upcoming Misty Pines mystery series featuring Portland homicide detective turned small town sheriff is slated for release in September 2022. Her short stories have appeared in Woman’s World and in the anthology Peace, Love and Crime: Crime Fiction Inspired by Music of the ‘60s. A Pacific NW native, she spent a part of her life working around lawyers. Combining her love of legal and books, she creates a twisting mystery where justice prevails. When not in Washington, you can find Mary on the beach in Hawaii where she and her husband recharge. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun, she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is. You can learn more about Mary at MaryKeliikoa.com.
DERAILED, A Kelly Pruett Mystery (Epicenter Press 2020)
PEACE, LOVE AND CRIME: CRIME FICTION INSPIRED BY MUSIC OF THE '60s (Untreed Reads 2020)
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