Hello and welcome! I’m Kay DiBianca, award-winning author of the Watch Series of cozy mysteries: The Watch on the Fencepost , Dead Man’s Watch, and Time After Tyme. These books are on available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple Books, and Google Play. And The Watch on the Fencepost and Dead Man’s Watch are both now available in audio! Check out Chirpbooks.com! Just click one of the icons below the image of the book to go to any of the retail sites.
A WATCH THAT TELLS MORE THAN THE TIME …
A mysterious gold watch left on a fencepost propels Kathryn Frasier into a quest to find the truth behind her parents’ recent deaths. But her orderly life is turned upside-down when she discovers a dark family secret and runs into a cast of fascinating characters, including an actress with a talent for disguises, an ambitious politician, and a handsome businessman who shows a sudden romantic interest in Kathryn.
“I started it and … I couldn’t stop. Nice job!” — Will Shortz, New York Times crossword puzzle editor.
The Watch on the Fencepost was a 2019 Illumination Award winner and a 2019 Eric Hoffer Award winner.
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SAVING ONE LIFE IS LIKE SAVING THE WHOLE WORLD
What do you do when a friend of yours is accused of murder? For Kathryn Frasier and Cece Goldman, that’s a no-brainer. You prove your friend’s innocence by finding the real killer. But things get dicey when these two amateur sleuths start poking around in dangerous waters.
“A must-read for mystery lovers.” — Susan Reichert, Retired Editor-in-Chief of Southern Writers Magazine.
Dead Man’s Watch was a Killer Nashville 2021 Silver Falchion Award Finalist for Cozy Mystery.
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WITH TIME ALL THINGS ARE REVEALED
Nancy Drew meets Tom Sawyer in this fun and chaotic romp through the third book of The Watch series. Secret codes and university intrigue combine to give Kathryn Frasier and Cece Goldman a new and puzzling mystery to solve. But things get dicey when two misguided young girls wander into the middle of the investigation and decide to solve it themselves.
“DiBianca’s motif of time, clocks, and watches—evident in her previous novels—is a superb gimmick, and the idea of two teams of smart female detectives working almost in parallel is equally clever.” — Kirkus Reviews
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DOWNLOAD A FREE E-BOOK COPY OF MY SHORT STORY, LADY PILOT-IN-COMMAND!
Cassie Deakin is a talented and experienced private pilot who loves being in the air. But when she agrees to fly a handsome stranger to a meeting in the Nevada desert, she lands in the middle of a drug bust gone wrong, and she’s the only one who can save the day. Fight or flight?
Get in, sit down, buckle up, and hang on!
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It is such a pleasure to interview accomplished authors on my Craft of Writing Blog Series. Their wisdom and experience in the publishing world inspire and edify us all. The Craft of Writing 2022 is dedicated to interviews with authors of Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, and Fantasy! This is a chance for readers to go behind the scenes and find out how award-winning authors craft their novels. Sign up for my newsletter, and you’ll receive a reminder of each new blog post.
On Tuesday, June 7, Frank DiBianca will be here to discuss his long and happy journey to the publication of his debut novel, Laser Trap.
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