Kathleen Kent

1 The Dime

Author : Kathleen Kent
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Women Sleuths  Police Procedural 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2017-02-14
Description :  <b>Brooklyn's toughest female detective takes on Dallas--and neither is ready for the fight.</b><b><br /></b>Dallas, Texas is not for the faint of heart. Good thing for Betty Rhyzyk she's from a family of take-no-prisoners Brooklyn police detectives. But her Big Apple wisdom will only get her so far when she relocates to The Big D, where Mexican drug cartels and cult leaders, deadbeat skells and society wives all battle for sunbaked turf.<br />Betty is as tough as the best of them, but she's deeply shaken when her first investigation goes sideways. Battling a group of unruly subordinates, a persistent stalker, a formidable criminal organization, and an unsupportive girlfriend, the unbreakable Detective Betty Rhyzyk may be reaching her limit.<br />Combining the colorful pyrotechnics of <i>Breaking Bad </i>with the best of the gritty crime genre, <i>The Dime</i> is Kathleen Kent's brilliant mystery debut and the launch of a sensational new series.

2 The Heretic's Daughter

Author : Kathleen Kent
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2008-09-03
Description :  Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in . Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Martha's courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.<br />Kathleen Kent is a tenth generation descendent of Martha Carrier. She paints a haunting portrait, not just of Puritan New England, but also of one family's deep and abiding love in the face of fear and persecution.

3 The Traitor's Wife

Author : Kathleen Kent
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Family  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2010-11-08
Description :  In the harsh wilderness of colonial Massachusetts, Martha Allen works as a servant in her cousin's household, taking charge and locking wills with everyone. Thomas Carrier labors for the family and is known both for his immense strength and size and mysterious past. The two begin a courtship that suits their independent natures, with Thomas slowly revealing the story of his part in the English Civil War. But in the rugged new world they inhabit, danger is ever present, whether it be from the assassins sent from London to kill the executioner of Charles I or the wolves-in many forms-who hunt for blood. A love story and a tale of courage, The Traitor's Wife confirms Kathleen Kent's ability to craft powerful stories of family from colonial history.

4 The Outcasts

Author : Kathleen Kent
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Historical  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2013-09-24
Description :  A taut, thrilling adventure story about buried treasure, a manhunt, and a woman determined to make a new life for herself in the old west.<br /><br />It's the 19th century on the , a time of opportunity and lawlessness. After escaping the brothel where she'd been a virtual prisoner, Lucinda Carter heads for Middle Bayou to meet her lover, who has a plan to make them both rich, chasing rumors of a pirate's buried treasure. <br /><br />Meanwhile Nate Cannon, a young policeman with a pure heart and a strong sense of justice, is on the hunt for a ruthless killer named McGill who has claimed the lives of men, women, and even children across the frontier. Who--if anyone--will survive when their paths finally cross? <br /><br />As Lucinda and Nate's stories converge, guns are drawn, debts are paid, and Kathleen Kent delivers an unforgettable portrait of a woman who will stop at nothing to make a new life for herself.

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