Hollywood Homicide, the eighth book in the funny, crazy, wild lives of Detective Kate Sexton and her canine partner, Bernie, is now available. Kate’s career takes a new turn when she’s assigned to LAPD’s new homicide unit, Section One. She soon realizes that Section One cases are the highest profile and most difficult homicides in the department. After teaming with her new partner, Ted Grady, Kate responds to a horrific crime scene where she finds the body of a Hollywood Starlet.

Join Kate as she tries to put her personal life back in order, at the same time she tries to solve one of the most difficult crimes she’s ever encountered. Hollywood Homicide explodes with all the thrills, twists, and turns that have made the Hollywood Alphabet Series an instant success. Grab your copy HERE.

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This famous actor mentioned in the book, Hollywood Games, dropped out of the University of Missouri’s journalism school to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. While waiting to be discovered, he worked at an El Pollo Loco restaurant on Sunset Boulevard. Name this actor!

Winner will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Enter by clicking HERE or sending an email with the answer to: mackzkelly@gmail.com

One entry per email address only. The winning entry to be chosen by random drawing.

Winner to be announced on January 31st, 2015.

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Join Kate Sexton as she struggles to repair a personal life that’s gone off the rails, while she tries to solve a crime with more twists and turns than a street in the Hollywood Hills. Throw in equal parts of humor and suspense, and you’ve got Hollywood Games, the seventh novel in the funny, crazy, wild lives of Kate and her canine partner, Bernie. Grab your copy HERE.


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This legendary Hollywood actress who was married to actor, Robert Wagner, lost her life in a tragic boating accident off the coast of Catalina Island in 1981. Name the actress.

Only one entry per email. Winner to be chosen at random. Winner to be announced on November 15th.

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The latest release in the Hollywood Alphabet Series is now available on Amazon…

Thirty years after Kate Sexton’s father was murdered in cold blood his killer is back and he’s coming for her. After the department decides to temporarily assign her to work with the FBI to get her out of harms way, Kate soon learns that things have gone from bad to worse when she’s assigned to help track down, The Artist, one of the most deranged and sadistic serial killers in the history of the agency. As The Artist’s killing cycle approaches, Kate teams with hard-headed FBI agent Joe Dawson who has recently come out of retirement to work the case.

As Kate and Joe track the killer, things take an unexpected turn. The Artist returns to the place where his killing cycle began, at the same time Kate herself is stalked by the deranged mad man who shattered her family by killing her father when she was a little girl.

Packed with fast-paced action, loads of laugh-out-loud humor, a crazy cast of new and returning characters, and edge-of-your-seat suspense, Hollywood Enemy is a not to be missed thrill ride.

Click HERE to purchase Hollywood Enemy now!

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The fourth book in the Hollywood Alphabet Series launches today!

LAPD Detective Kate Sexton and her canine partner, Bernie, are out to solve one of the biggest crimes in Hollywood history. Olympic gold medalist, Jezzie Rose, America’s sweetheart, has been found dead and dumped in an alleyway. All signs point to Jezzie’s former boyfriend as committing the crime, but the case takes an unexpected turn when Kate suspects someone else is involved. Things get complicated when LAPD’s new chief of police allows the press into the case. To make matters worse Kate’s love life is on the rocks, her roommates Natalie and Mo insist on interfering in the case, and her sexually obsessed elderly landlord, Nana, has taken up with a clinically depressed Elvis impersonator. Oh, and one other thing. Kate is determined to get to the bottom of a thirty-year-old family secret that involves lies, betrayal, and murder.


Congratulations to Lynne W. winner of a $50 Amazon gift card for Hollywood Assassin.

Congratulations to Rhonda M. winner of a $50 Amazon gift card for Hollywood Blood.

Check out my contest page for information on a new contest that begins today!

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Entry is easy: Post a review for any of my books on Amazon and send me an email answering the following question:

This famous theater on Hollywood Boulevard is located near an action scene in the book, Hollywood Crazy, and bears the signatures, footprints, and handprints of popular motion picture personalities. It has been the home of movie premieres since 1927.

Name this theater!

Only one entry is allowed per person. The winner will be announced 9/16/14.

Note: This contest is the only contest currently running. All other contest are no longer active.

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In my previous post I talked about running a one-day ad on Bookbub on Father’s Day, June 15th for, Hollywood Assassin, the lead-in to my Hollywood Alphabet Series Thrillers. The one day total for the free book was 34,925 downloads, with 368 sales that day for the other two books in the series, Hollywood Blood and Hollywood Crazy.

So, how did the books do in the seven day period following the Bookbub ad? The following results are from June 16th – June 22nd.

Hollywood Assassin – 21,059 (free downloads)

Hollywood Blood & Hollywood Crazy – 1029 (units sold at $.99)

The results of the Bookbub ad continue to show impressive results, both in free downloads and sales. For the month of June, to date, Hollywood Assassin, has had over 50,000 free downloads, with the majority of those units attributable to the Bookbub ad. The number of paid downloads during the above period has more than covered the costs of the Bookbub advertisement.

In summary, I wouldn’t hesitate to use Bookbub again. The exposure and results are well worth the costs of the advertising.

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