Kathy Bennett is no stranger to murder and mayhem. She served twenty-nine years with the Los Angeles Police Department—eight as a civilian employee and twenty-one years as a sworn police officer. She spent most of her career working patrol, but Kathy was also a firearms instructor, a crime analyst in the “War Room”, a field-training officer, a senior lead officer, and a plainclothes officer for various assignments. She was named Officer of the Year in 1997.
Kathy writes the popular Deadly Thriller Series. Barnes and Noble chose A Deadly Blessing as a Best Book of 2012. Police officers throughout the world praise Kathy for her authentic stories and “getting police work right.”
Kathy lives in Idaho with her husband—also a retired Los Angeles Police Officer. They have one daughter and two grandchildren. Kathy likes to go hiking with her husband and their two Labrador retrievers, incorporating photography into many of their adventures.
A botched robbery. One victim clinging to life. The suspect dead. LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is assigned an apparent open-and-shut case. However, the clues reveal secrets, deceit, and greed, revolving around a charismatic preacher and his celebrated church. When loneliness, lust, and ambitious dreams, are exposed Maddie must focus on her training to survive a face-off with a master sinner.
The critically ill daughter of the governor of California has been kidnapped. LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is assigned to find her before it’s too late. But this high-profile case comes with secrets on every side: cops, politicians, even the innocent.
A Deadly Blessing is a lightning-paced story of suspense that will keep readers on edge from beginning to end.
LAPD Officer, Jade Donovan is being hunted by a psycho who's leaving her dead roses. She’s keeping that fact secret-along with others, from her partner and her boss.
Mac Stryker's a cop with something to prove. Years ago, he left the LAPD in disgrace when he was too drunk to take action during a shooting. Now, Mac is sober, back on the job working with Jade, the rookie who’d saved his life.