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Publication Order of Alexandra Mallory Books

The Woman In the Mirror (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Water (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Painting (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Window (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman in the Bar (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Bedroom (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Dark (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Cellar (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Photograph (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Storm (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Taxi (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Church (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Shadows (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Hotel (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Woman In the Castle (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Flags (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Haunted Ship Trilogy Books

Alone on the Beach (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Slipping Away from the Beach (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Haunting the Beach (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Liars Island Books

Ransom Road (By: Anya Mora) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Panic Pond (By: Cole Baxter) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Forbidden Falls (By: V.J. Chambers) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Betrayal Bend (By: Andrea M. Long) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Guilty Drive (By: Hayley Ford) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Liars Lane (By: L.A. Dobbs) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swallow Lane (By: Marie Snow) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Poison Lake (By: L.G. Davis) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Harborside Hatred (By: Sarah A. Denzil) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gold Digger Grove (By: Anya Mora) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Perfect Place (By: Kristi Rose,Robbie Peale) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jealousy Junction (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Arrangement Acres (By: ElizabethBoles) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Harbor (By: EmmaMason) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cheaters Chase (By: L.A. Dobbs) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Madison Keith Books

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Demise of the Soccer Moms (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Buried by Debt (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Suburban Abyss (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hallelujah Horror Show (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Getting Ahead (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Faceless (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Affair With God (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
She's Listening (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Good Neighbor (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Good Mother (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Guest (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Assistant (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Other Couple (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Only You (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Always Remember (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best Friends Forever (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Favorite Child (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Secret She Kept (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Don't Trust Her (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Artist (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Former Occupant (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Chances Are (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Maternal Instinct (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Collections

Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 2 (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reduction In Force - (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 3 (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madison Keith Ghost Story Collection, Vol. 1 (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madison Keith Ghost Story Collection - Volume 2 (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madison Keith Ghost Story Collection - Volume 3 (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 4 (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flash Fiction for the Cocktail Hour - Volume 5 (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Madison Keith Ghost Story Collection Volume 4 (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twelve Days of Xmas (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Writing is Murder: Motive, Means, and Opportunity (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Cathryn Grant
Cathryn Grant, who was born in November 1963, is an American author. She grew up in both New York and Silicon Valley; she is a resident of Aptos, California. Grant studied at the San Jose State University, where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in history. She spends her pastime playing golf.
From 1996 to 1997, she worked as a security and safety coordinator at Sega Corporation. Between May 2002 and January 2010, she worked for Sun Microsystems in the following positions. From May 2002 to January 2005, she was the company’s senior competitive analyst. Between January 2004 and January 2008, she worked as a senior market analyst. From January 2008 to December 2008, she was a competitive intelligence manager. Between January 2009 and January 2010, she was the company’s business planning manager.

She also worked for Oracle Corporation from February 2010 to October 2015, in these capacities. She was: a director of competitive intelligence between February 2010 and July 2010; a senior manager of its SPARC set architecture from August 2010 and May 2013; and a senior manager of its engagement team between June 2013 and October 2015.
A member of Mystery Writers of America; Cathryn Grant has been a professional writer since January 1994, when she started working as a feature writer for various regional publications. Authors who influenced Grant are American novelists Joyce Carol Oates and Patricia Highsmith, and English author Ruth Barbara Rendell. Her niches range from non-fiction to literary fiction—especially the suspense, feminist literature, motherhood, suburban, crime, supernatural, and thriller subgenres.

Book Series Written by Cathryn Grant
Cathryn Grant’s works include novellas, series, flash fiction, and novels; her suburban childhood has inspired her writing, which mostly delves into people’s behavioral motives and fake pretenses in their quest for authenticity. In 1973, the then ten-year-old Grant started writing her earliest little-known book The Mystery of the Missing Mansion. As an adult, she released her first 378-page book The Demise of the Soccer Mom in December 2010: the book is set in Silicon Valley’s Sunnyvale city, which is a comfort zone for five obsessed young mothers seeking to give their children sheltered lives; they include protagonist Amy Lewis, a mother of two, who is wary of a rearing her daughters in a traumatizing environment like her own childhood.
Among her book series, the earliest is the Madison Keith series whose first book is Fatal Cut—D2C Perspectives released its 94-page and 125-page Kindle editions in May 2011. Fatal Cut’s protagonist is office worker-and-spiritual counselor Madison Keith whose religious workplace involves confessions, prompting her take-it-easy attitude on an identified killer.

The second book in the Madison Keith series is Shallow Water; D2C Perspectives released the 103-page book in September 2011. Shallow Water is set in California’s Half Moon Bay, wherein Madison Keith conducts a murder investigation involving a drowning victim with the unrequested assistance of an interested ghost.

Cathryn Grant is the author of The Haunted Ship Trilogy whose first book is Alone on the Beach—D2C Perspectives released its 432-page paperback and 296-page Kindle editions in October 2015. Alone on the Beach is set in Monterey Bay, California. Its protagonist is Corrine Dunning whose relationship with her lover Andy Johnson wanes, which coincides with a revelation about the transience of romantic affairs within the haunted coastal region and her experience of spirit possession.

Slipping Away from the Beach is the second book in The Haunted Ship Trilogy; D2C Perspectives released its both 404-page paperback and Kindle editions in January 2016 and February 2016, respectively. Set in the late 1960s, Slipping Away from the Beach is about parents experiencing late-life crises—ranging from a husband’s entanglement with younger lovers to an abandoned rich wife’s preference for partying and new sex experience—amid the dissatisfaction of their troubled grown-up son.

Cathryn Grant is famed for her Alexandra Mallory series whose first book is The Woman in the Mirror; it has 400-page Kindle and paperback editions, dated June 2016, from D2C Perspectives that also released an audiobook in March 2018. The Woman in the Mirror’s protagonist is vigilante killer Alexandra Mallory who is entangled with her next-door Buddhist practitioner Jared Brady and her psychopath landlord Noreen Palmer. The secretive, lovesick Palmer’s hostility towards Alexandra prompts the discovery of the former’s dark side.

The second novel in the Alexandra Mallory series is The Woman in the Water; D2C Perspectives released its 358-page paperback and Kindle editions in August 2016 and September 2016, respectively. In The Woman in the Water; the wily Alexandra Mallory is settling scores through murders, including a female corpse that has washed ashore thereby raising suspicion.

Recognition of Cathryn Grant Work
In 2007, Cathryn Grant was commended following her participation in a story writing competition organized by the Zoetrope: All-story magazine. Grant has also contributed to Every Day Fiction magazine, where her September 2009 story So Lucky and her December 2009 story A Christmas Package are hailed as among the best.

Other Books You May Like
Those that read Cathryn Grant’s books also sought these. One of suchlike books is The Webs We Weave that Michelle Morgan released in September 2020. It is about a love triangle that involves Jenny whom ex-husband Craig cheated with her friend-turned-enemy Helena whom, in turn, Craig has yet again replaced with another unknown lover in cyclic extramarital affairs; the vengeful Jenny ignores warning and yields when the mysterious Helena reaches out to her, seeking her help in identifying her newest replacement.
Another book is Want to Know a Secret? by Freida McFadden; Hollywood Upstairs released it in January 2021. It is all about YouTuber April Masterson whose famous baking show belies her private life that is fraught with dark secrets, ranging from a suspicious disposal to a sex scandal.
Readers also liked Trust A Stranger, which Cole Baxter released in October 2020. It involves embittered wife Mary and her domineering husband Nick who has since replaced her with a youthful lover; the ensuing moral support from a possessive actress morphs into a life-threatening scenario.

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