Kelly Oliver is the award-winning author of the Jessica James Mysteries, the Kassy O’Roarke Pet Detective series and Fiona Figg Mysteries.

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.


Look for me at these yearly events: Bouchercon, Left Coast Crime, Malice Domestic, Killer Nashville, and Southern Festival of Books


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