“Crackles with energy… Jessica remains an instantly likable protagonist… fast-paced and engaging.”
"Oliver has a good ear for dialogue and a keen instinct for pacing, and her scene-setting gets more evocative with every outing…”
When she’s not writing mystery novels, Kelly is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, and the author of fifteen non-fiction books and over 100 articles on issues such as the refugee crisis, campus rape, women and the media, animals, and the environment. She has published in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Review of Books and has been featured on ABC news, CSPAN books, the Canadian Broadcasting Network, and various radio programs.
NEWS & EVENTS
Look for me at these yearly events: Bouchercon, Left Coast Crime, Malice Domestic, Killer Nashville, and Southern Festival of Books
Please join me and other writers on Mysteristas! Writers Talking Mystery… and More.
—The Baltimore Sun (on the Jessica James books)
—Chicago Tribune (on the Jessica James books)
—Author L.A. Chandlar (on the Fiona Figg books)
—The Los Angeles Post (on the Fiona Figg books)
—San Francisco Review of Books (on the Kassy O’Roarke books)
—BookTrib Review (on the Kassy O’Roarke books)