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Hello and welcome! I’m Kay DiBianca, author of  the award-winning novel “The Watch on the Fencepost.”

“If you are looking for a book to read and enjoy, this book is for you. But I warn you, you will be staying up late. Be prepared! I hope Kay DiBianca is writing another book. I can’t wait to read it.” — Jan Freeman for Reader Views



It was such a pleasure to have interviewed accomplished guests on my Craft of Writing Blog Series in 2019. Their wisdom and experience in the publishing world inspired and edified us all. So much so that I’m continuing the series this year, and I alternate interviews with craft professionals and first-time authors! Thank you to Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi, authors of The Emotion Thesaurus, who appeared on the blog on July 27. It was great fun to play The Emotion Game! (You can still play — just click on the picture of the book below and go to the blog.) Sign up for my newsletter (on the right side panel) and you’ll receive an email reminder for the monthly interviews.

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Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are writing coaches, international speakers, and co-authors of the bestselling book, The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression (now an expanded second edition) and its many sequels. To date, this book collection has sold over half a million copies.

Click the image of the book to go right to the game and interview page.





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Now, a few words about The Watch on the Fencepost:

Do you love a good mystery? Do you enjoy sitting back in your most comfortable chair and slipping away into another time and place to experience someone else’s life?

If this appeals to you, then let me offer you a ticket into the world of a young woman who is about to step into the adventure of a lifetime… The Watch on the Fencepost.

In a deserted park on a cold winter day, 27-year-old Kathryn Frasier discovers a gold watch on a fencepost and has an ominous sense that it was deliberately left for her to find. When she identifies the owner of the watch, she uncovers a dark family secret and a suspicion that her parents’ recent deaths may not have been an accident.

Thrown into the hunt for a possible killer, she follows a trail of cryptic clues, and encounters a cast of characters all of whom had a connection to her parents, including an actress with a talent for disguises, an unscrupulous politician with a secret of his own, and a handsome businessman who shows a sudden romantic interest in her.

Can she solve the murder before she becomes the next victim? Check out the book trailer below.





Click the image (affiliate link) below to preview The Watch on the Fencepost.



“What would happen if Tom Clancy met Jane Austen? Something like The Watch On the Fencepost! One of the best novels I’ve read this year. Fast-paced, tense, and fun, with moments of laugh-out-loud humor and other moments of poignancy you need a hanky to get through. Kate Frasier and Cece Goldman are my new heroines. This may be the first book Kay DiBianca has written, but I hope it won’t be her last.”  –Mel Hughes, freelance editor and author

Read more reviews of The Watch on the Fencepost  here.

Press Release from PRLOG can be found here.

Visit CrossLink Publishing’s website to see my book and others they are publishing.



The Watch on the Fencepost was named a 2019 winner in the Mystery category of the Eric Hoffer Book Awards.





The Watch on the Fencepost received the 2019 Illumination Awards Bronze Medal for General Fiction.




The Watch on the Fencepost was named a semi-finalist in the 2018 American Christian Fiction Writers Genesis Contest.