Carol Kennedy


I am fifty-eight years old and married. My husband is vicar of two rural parishes in North Warwickshire and we have three grown-up children. Our middle child is severely autistic and while acting as carer for him, I ran my own cross-stitch business, designing and producing charts and kits.

The rest of my working life has been in administration and management, which includes a hospital in Toronto, a Rural Community Council, Littlewoods Delivery Service, a Christian Charity and a parish church.

I have an MA in English Literature with Merit and a BA (Hons) in Leadership and Management, both obtained through the Open University. Holidays are spent cruising the inland waterways of Britain with my husband, on our narrowboat.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Cruising the inland waterways of the United Kingdom on our narrowboat
What do you read for pleasure?
I love reading thriller/mystery books such as those by Lee Child, Tess Gerritsen and Karin Slaughter.
That's not to say I don't enjoy romantic books.
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Where to find Carol Kennedy online

Where to buy in print


Ophelia's Flowers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Set on a canal system, a young couple are found dead at separate sites. DCI Anna Anderson and Dr Maisie Shaw, forensic pathologist set out to find who killed them? Full of family intrigue, this whodunit is full of twists and turns.
Conspiring Black Sheep
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young woman has woken up in hospital, after being found unconscious on a ski slope, not knowing that she is the rightful heir to the Finch Estate. As her memory returns, she investigates the death of her cousin, and finds out who is responsible for the death of her parents, aunt and uncle and her cousin.
The Legacy of Eugene Ingres
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Kevin Fenton is investigating the murder of a young woman and an older man found in storage units, owned by C Reynolds. ‚Äč While renovating the house that belonged to her great, great grandmother, Charley Reynolds finds paintings by Eugene Ingres, in packing crates, stored in the attic, which she later finds copies hanging in a country house. This novel is full of twists and turns.
Love Lies Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jenny’s husband, Michael, is not who she thinks he is. Having disappeared from her life after two years of marriage, he stages a return a year later. Jenny discovers that she is the recipient of some of the missing treasures that disappeared after the downfall of the Russian Imperial Family, including a Faberge Egg, and her marriage is revealed as being based entirely on untruths.

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british detective    canals    crime    deception    detective    domestic noir    history    holiday    italy    malta    murder    mystery    shakespeare    suspense    thriller    travel    united kingdom