Leslie O'Kane

Biography

Leslie O'Kane has been a published author since 1996 and has published 19 mystery novels and thrillers. She is the mother of two; her daughter is a mathematician and manager, and her son is an officer in the Air Force. Leslie and her husband have lived in their home in Boulder, Colorado for many years now. Leslie considers the time that she was taken hostage in a robbery the start of her life in crime; she finds writing about fictional crime much more enjoyable than being victimized by it.

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Author Leslie O'Kane Hula Hooping
This is a two-and-a-half minute video of me hooping. This is what I do for a break whenever I feel stuck in a story and need to clear my head.

Books

The Soul Shifters Begins: Jake Greyland: A Short Story
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Soul Shifters Begins: Jake Greyland, A Short Story, is an introduction to a suspenseful trilogy of novels that tell the gripping story of what happens when the brilliant 18 year old, Jake Greyland, is in a hideous accident and awakens in another young-man's body. Jake and his 19 year old friend, Miguel, are forced into a life-and-death battle to prevent the murder of the girl that Jake loves.
Death Comes to the PTA (Book 7 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
Everybody agrees that talented mom Patty Birch is the perfect president to lead the PTA. The organization verges on winning a prestigious award, until a secret, embarrassing video emerges. Patty’s tenure is cut short by a knife-wielding killer. When Molly Masters, the town’s unofficial sleuth, uncovers the killer's motive, she is destined to be the next victim. . . .
Death at a Talent Show (Book 6 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction
Dress rehearsal for the PTA fundraiser is at its chaotic peak when one of the seven identical clowns cavorting on stage pulls out a gun and shoots the director. Molly Masters, also dressed as a clown, is a stunned, baffled witness. One of her fellow performers, all of them respectable parents and teachers, is a murderer! Unwittingly, Molly soon learns secrets that send a killer back into action.
Death on a School Board (Book 5 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Funding for sports or funding for the arts? There's not enough money for both, and a ruthless battle is raging among the seven members of the Carlton school board. Sylvia Greene, the board's unbalanced president, is even threatening to expose the members' most private secrets if they don't vote her way. Then Sylvia is poisoned, and Molly Masters' father is the prime suspect.
Death Comes to a Retreat (Book 4 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
A rhyming murder threat wasn't what greeting-card entrepreneur Molly Masters had in mind when she encouraged her weekend workshop students to write a bit of verse, anonymously. A storm and a blackout isolate isolate the group in their mountain retreat. Then, one of Molly's aspiring writers is murdered. Molly finds herself needing to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
Death of a Gardener (Book3 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Gardening is not usually considered a blood sport, but whenever cartoonist Molly Masters is out in the yard she must contend with the harassing comments of her neighbor, Helen Raleigh, who once owned Molly's house. Then, after a particularly unpleasant confrontation, Helen is shot dead on Molly's property--and a shocking secret is revealed that puts Molly in a killer's crosshairs.
Death Comes to Suburbia (Book 2 Molly Masters Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Trouble returns for cartoonist Molly Masters when the husband of her arch rival informs her that he's submitted the one ribald cartoon Molly's ever created to a contest in a porn magazine, and that the cartoon has won. He is killed shortly thereafter, leaving Molly to play midwife to her arch rival and going undercover in high school as if her life depended on it--which it very well might.
Woof at the Door (Book 4 Allie Babcock Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Dog therapist Allie Babcock has the best of intentions: to help an old friend and her sweet little beagle deal with a neighbor’s untrained dog. Unfortunately, Allie discovers that her friends’ neighbors fight like cats and dogs. All too soon, the contentious neighborhood erupts into unexpected violence, and Allie becomes deeply embroiled in a life-or-death struggle that will take no prisoners.
Give the Dog a Bone (Book 3 Allie Babcock Mysteries)
By Leslie O'Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
As canine shrink Allie Babcock knows, behind every neurotic dog stands a neurotic human. But the rambunctious golden retriever named Maggie can't even begin to compete with the nuttiness of her owner. Befuddled millionaire Ken Culberson insists that he killed his wife and that Maggie is channeling her spirit. When Ken dies, Allie becomes the prime suspect.

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