Pamela Fagan Hutchins


Pamela Fagan Hutchins writes award-winning and bestselling romantic mysteries and hilarious nonfiction, and moonlights as a workplace investigator and employment attorney. She is passionate about great writing, smart authorpreneurship, and her two household hunks, husband Eric and one-eyed Boston terrier Petey. She also leaps medium-tall buildings in a single bound, if she gets a good running start.

If you like Sandra Brown or Janet Evanovich for fiction or Erma Bombeck for nonfiction, you're going to love Pamela.

Pamela's writing wins a lot of contests. Here are a few:
2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarter-Finalist (Winner TBA July 21, 2014)
2013 USA Best Books Business: Writing & Publishing Contest
2012 Houston Writers Guild Ghost Story Contest
2012 USA Best Books Parenting/Divorce
2011 Houston Writers Guild Novel Contest
2010 Writers League of Texas Romance Contest

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Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The moment when I laugh or cry as I'm writing, but have no idea what is coming next! Well, actually, that's a tie with the times I get letters, emails, or social media notes from readers. That totally rocks, too!
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans keep me going in my darkest moment. They encourage me, and they make me feel that what I am doing is worthwhile. Writing is a lonely and discouraging business at times. Those wonderful people that reach out mean the world to me1
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Pamela Fagan Hutchins online

Where to buy in print


Hell to Pay (Emily #3)
Series: Emily. Pre-release—available March 26, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a friend is charged with murder and her engagement and quest to adopt derail, big-haired paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily is pulled in diametrically opposing directions.
Earth to Emily (Emily #2)
Series: Emily, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily desperately wants to prevent the deportation of six-year-old Betsy and adopt her, and she'd really like a second chance with her sexy boss, Jack, too. But two teen runaways witnessed a trucker murdered in cold blood, and they're convinced Emily's the only person they can trust, forcing her to choose not whether to put a young person at risk, but which one.
The Jumbie House
Price: Free! Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Jumbie House, an e-book short story, is an outtake from Leaving Annalise, #2 in the award-winning, bestselling Katie & Annalise romantic mystery series, and contains details not available in the book version.
Heaven to Betsy (Emily #1)
Series: Emily, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a dead body swan-dives into the pool at a wedding, gossip comes to a halt about disgraced paralegal and former rodeo queen Emily. Broke and desperate, Emily takes a job with a sexy criminal attorney where she becomes obsessed with the disappearance of the six-year old daughter of his client. She hunts across two states for the girl, as bodies pile up and her own secrets unravel.
Going for Kona (Michele #1)
Series: Michele. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Michele Lopez Hanson wants to burrow into bed for the rest of her life when her husband is killed by a hit-and-run driver, but she must carry on, to compete in the Kona Ironman Triathlon in his honor, and to keep their kids and herself from meeting his same fate.
The Katie & Annalise Series (Three Full Length Novel Box Set)
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 276,940. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A power-packed box set that includes all three full length novels in the award winning and bestselling Katie & Annalise romantic mystery series, at the best price anywhere.
Finding Harmony (Katie & Annalise #3)
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,740. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Katie’s already on edge when a dead guy shows up at Annalise and locals claim there are ghosts in the foundation, but when Nick doesn’t come home to her and the kids, she’s ready to lose it.
What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Who knew indie publishing could be this much fun? Whether you have published before or are contemplating your first book, Pamela Fagan Hutchins makes an overwhelming field manageable by presenting tried and true how-tos and a myriad of resources, including the marketing plan that got her debut novel national distribution - all with her tongue firmly planted in her cheek.
Leaving Annalise (Katie & Annalise #2)
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One unexpected and hotly fought-over little boy, two dead bodies, and a series of home vandalisms throw Texas attorney turned island chanteuse Katie Connell into a tizzy. Juggling all of this, Bloody Mary cravings, baggage, and the bad guys too, she waffles between the jumbie house that brought her back from the brink and the man she believes is the love of her life.
How to Screw Up Your Marriage
Series: How to Screw Up, The Coupling Volume. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
How to Screw Up Your Marriage: Do-Over Tips for First-Time Failures
Saving Grace (Katie & Annalise #1)
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A voodoo house in the islands distracts Katie from heartbreak and Bloody Marys when she's there investigating her parents' shady deaths.
How To Screw Up Your Kids
Series: How to Screw Up, The Parenting Volume. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing
How To Screw Up Your Kids: Blended Families, Blendered Style Married couples with kids divorce 40% of the time. Chances are you and your next spouse will each bring kids, so what you need is a plan for blendering everyone into a chunky smoothie of stepfamily goodness.
Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans: Middle-aged Endurance Athletics Meets The Hormonally Challenged Women get older, dammit, and sometimes it sucks, especially for women who pride themselves on athleticism and an adventurous spirit. Yes, it can be hard, but middle age doesn’t have to be a flashing red stop light. Join the author -- in spandex -- as she battles her traitorous middle-aged hormones in
The Clark Kent Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Attention deficit disorder (ADD-ADHD), Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
The Clark Kent Chronicles: A Mother's Tale Of Life With Her ADHD And Asperger's Son A mother's tale of living with and loving her ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome son, weaving practical advice into heart-wrenching and hilarious stories from toddler to adulthood with "Clark Kent the WonderKid" and his sometimes-exhausted and frequently-baffled family.

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