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3rd in nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mystery series.


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Is the billionaire a victim or a master of murder?


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Sometimes trust is the toughest lesson to learn.


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A young womanís quiet life is upended when she meets the man of her forbidden dreams in a startling new novel


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No more Mr. Nice Guy


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Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus


Alex Kava


Growing up in the country outside Silver Creek, Nebraska, Alex Kava fantasized about becoming a writer. Her parents, although they understood the value of education, had a tremendous work ethic. Reading was seen as frivolous unless required as schoolwork. As a teenager, Kava wrote short stories on the backs of calendars, sharing them only with her younger brother and hiding them in a shoe box under her bed.

Kava earned an art scholarship to attend college. To pay living expenses, she worked in a nearby hospitalís central supply department collecting and sterilizing all of the basins, instruments, and equipment from surgery, pathology and the morgue. In 1982 she graduated magna cum laude from College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska with a B.A. in art and English.

After graduating, Kava held a variety of jobs, mostly in advertising and marketing. Starting her own graphic design firm, Square one, she designed food packages and logos for national corporations, wrote brochures and newsletters, created a line of greeting cards and directed TV and radio commercials. In 1992 she returned to her alma mater as its director of public relations.

Kava quit her public relations position in the summer of 1996, wanting to dedicate more time to writing fiction and getting published. To pay the bills, she resurrected Square One, refinanced her home, maxed out her credit cards and even took on a newspaper delivery route.

She lives in Omaha, Nebraska with her two dogs Miss Molly and Scout.

 

Books:

Breaking Creed, January 2015
Hardcover
Black Friday, October 2009
Maggie O'Dell #
Hardcover
Whitewash, November 2008
Mass Market Paperback
Exposed, October 2008
Maggie O'Dell mystery
Hardcover
A Perfect Evil, August 2008
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
The Soul Catcher, August 2008
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Split Second, August 2008
Maggie O'Dell
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
At The Stroke Of Madness, August 2008
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Whitewash, June 2007
Hardcover
A Necessary Evil, April 2007
Maggie O'Dell Novels
Paperback (reprint)
One False Move, February 2006
Hardcover
A Necessary Evil, February 2006
Hardcover
A Perfect Evil, January 2006
Paperback
At the Stroke of Madness, July 2004
Paperback (reprint)
Soul Catcher, July 2003
Paperback (reprint)
Split Second, July 2002
Paperback (reprint)

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