Author: Kerri Nelson

Kerri Nelson survived a fifteen year career in the legal field and then took pen to page by writing romantic suspense novels with a legal or law enforcement theme. She is a true southern belle and comes complete with her dashing southern gentleman husband and three adorable children.

Kerri is an active member of both Sisters in Crime and International Thriller Writers and a multi-published author of over 22 novels and novellas in everything from romantic suspense to paranormal to young adult mystery and more.

As a mentor to other authors, Kerri has successfully developed her popular Book Factory Method and assisted dozens of authors achieve publication via pitches crafted in her Pitchworthy class.

She also edits professionally through her freelance editorial service, Deep Cover Edits and as a staff editor for two small presses. Her latest writing adventure is a new cozy mystery series “The Working Stiff Mysteries” now available wherever books are sold.

Learn more about Kerri and her new Working Stiff Mystery Series, at her website: www.KerriNelson.com

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Disorganized Crime - Working Stiff Mysteries book #3

Disorganized Crime
  • Number: 9781943587933
  • Release: 2017-03-14
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
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Autumn has settled over the small town of Millbrook, and Jill-of-all-trades and sometimes-sleuth Mandy Murrin's life is more disorganized than ever! Mandy finds herself juggling three jobs to pay for a new school for her special needs sister, including a temp job as a plumber's assistant for Godfather's Plumbing—a local company rumored to be "family" run.

Then things go from bad to worse as the town's prized pig dies mysteriously right before the big annual Cotton Festival, Mandy's mentor is hospitalized, and Mandy is swept into the middle of a real life mob family crisis. Add in being a reluctant bridesmaid in a friend's wedding, and Mandy has more on her schedule than one girl can handle. If all that's not enough, Mandy's boyfriend leaves town without a word, and two men from her past make major decisions of their own that may affect Mandy forever.

One weekend. Two days 'til the wedding. Three men in her life. Will Mandy survive until Monday or will this be the end of her?


Killer Beach Reads - Mystery & Romance Short Story Collection

Killer Beach Reads
  • Number: B011IYLRV2
  • Release: 2015-07-12
  • Authors: Leslie Langtry, Kerri Nelson, Patrice Lyle, Wendy Byrne, Mary Jo Burke, Ellyn Oaksmith, Sally J. Smith, Jean Steffens, Anna Snow, Nicole Leiren, Catherine Bruns, Elizabeth Ashby, A. Gardner, Gina LaManna, Gin Jones, Anne Marie Stoddard, Ellie Ashe, Janel Gradowski, Christina A. Burke, Kelly Rey, Stacey Wiedower, Tracy D. Comstock, Diane Bator, Dane McCaslin
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Suspense: Mystery, Suspense: Cozy Mystery
  • Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
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22 summer themed short stories by bestselling mystery and romance authors! Enjoy mystery, romance, and lots of laughter under the sun with shorts from some of your favorite series. The perfect quick reads for vacation lounging or sipping frosty drinks poolside! **Recipes included!**


Kissing the Bull

Kissing the Bull
  • Number: 9781771306805
  • Release: 2013-12-17
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Meet Wyatt Winston...

Cowboy. Sheriff. Former professional bull rider. And mad as hell.

Enter Baylor Stivers...

City girl. Nurse. Looking for a fresh start. And falling in lust.

Sheriff Wyatt Winston plans on buying the Double R ranch from the elderly owners. But when the land owner's wayward niece comes to town looking for a fresh start, Wyatt sees a potential obstacle in the way of his plans. That obstacle just so happens to be in the form of a sexy, red-headed city girl and Wyatt is suddenly finding it difficult to keep his mind on the task at hand.

Baylor Stivers doesn't know why the tough as nails cowboy is always angry at her and she certainly doesn't need anymore drama now that she's escaped to the calm, picturesque Kentucky horse country. But this young nurse can't keep her eyes off his irresistible hard body, and when a dead body shows up at the ranch, the Sheriff is exactly who she wants by her side and in her bed.


Falsify

Falsify
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B009KWLZ08
  • Release: 2012-10-02
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Astraea Press, LLC
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After one too many tangles with trouble, fifteen-year-old Tina Tolliver has been sentenced to spend the summer in Truth, Texas with her no-nonsense grandmother.

Being an only child from Los Angeles, Tina finds life in a small town intolerable and devises a plan in hopes of earning a one way ticket back home to her friends. But when she meets sexy, bad boy Billy Preston, she wonders if staying around might be worth her while.

Her punishment includes cleaning out the attic in the unbearable southern heat. While there she discovers a journal from fifty years ago which contains details of an unsolved murder—which may have involved her grandmother.

Armed with this shocking new information, Tina delves into mystery and adventure bigger than her crush on Billy and soon learns that sometimes living a lie is the only way to survive in Truth.


Forstaken

Forstaken
  • Number: B007H0KFG0
  • Release: 2012-03-03
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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Byron is in love with Nadia but he has a secret…he’s the only living heir to the throne of Vellamo, goddess of the sea. Fated to take over his family’s royal battle against the sea monster Tursas, he’s been granted only 1000 days to live on land before he must return to his kingdom. He’s on day 999.

Nadia is your average college cheerleader but she has a secret past. Abandoned and put up for adoption at the age of eight, she has no memories of her painful history. But someone knows her and he's come out of the dark just to reclaim her.

With the clock ticking and the call to water beckoning Byron at every turn, he must soon face an eternity at sea without the woman he loves. And suddenly, Nadia must find the unlikely courage to save them both. But will they learn in time what it means to be...the Forstaken?


'Twas a Dark and Delicious Christmas

'Twas a Dark and Delicious Christmas
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B004EPZ17E
  • Release: Out Now
  • Authors: Skylar Sinclair, Amarinda Jones, Ericka Scott, Kerri Nelson, Stacey Espino, A.D. Blackburn, Rachel Clark, Seleste deLaney, Emma Shortt, Misty Burke, Shannan Albright
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Collections & Anthologies, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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‘Tis Christmas and everyone is stirring…

From the keeper of Santa’s naughty list, delightful little Elves eager to please, and the sensual love of a toy soldier—the holidays are filled with orgasmic cheer. Where wishes come true, Frosty is itching for a melt-down, fairies and angels are randy to grant your every wish, ‘tis the season to be oh, so jolly-filled.

Unwrap your darkest desires…for this is Christmas, and it will never be the same.

13 Author Anthology

Santa's Naughty List by Stacey Espino Be Warned: mild BDSM

My Boys by Amarinda Jones Be Warned: menage sex, anal sex

A Christmas Curse by Ericka Scott

The Little Red Ribbon by A.D. Blackburn

Once Upon a Christmas Spanking by Rachel Clark Be Warned: anal play, mild BDSM

Yes Alana, There Is a Santa Claus by Seleste deLaney

Carly's Delights by Lauren Pilla

Kingdom of Sweets by Gigi Brevard

Holly's Clause by Kerri Nelson

Hard for the Holidays by Skylar Sinclair

The Christmas Fae by Emma Shortt

Jack Frost by Misty Burke

A Christmas Wish for Laura by Shannan Albright


Double Take

Double Take
  • Stars
  • Number: B004RIH6QM
  • Release: 2011-03-09
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing
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After growing up the laughing stock of the town drunk and humiliated by the hottest guy in school, Kennedy Wolfe planned on never stepping foot in Greece, New York again.

Now a highly decorated agent for the FBI, Kennedy learns of the abduction of her best friend from high school. The news comes just days after the invitation to her class reunion was received and tossed.

Despite her better judgment, she can’t resist the urge to take on a case that would show her classmates once and for all what she’s really made of.

Damon Divine is the unbeatable District Attorney and he’s dead set on finding those responsible for abducting his twin sister. But when the beautiful Agent Wolfe comes to town, he knows the kidnappers won’t be the only ones on her hit list.

After all, standing up a girl on senior prom night is not something she’s likely forgotten.


Cross Check My Heart

Cross Check My Heart
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781770650190
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Eternal Press (a division of Damnation Books LLC)
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Length: 19,500 
Heat Rating: 3 Flames
 
Tagline: One woman running from her past, one man chasing his future…when their worlds collide, passion and danger ignite the way! 
  
Blurb: She’s on the run from something ominous in her past. She escapes to a new town and a new job as the physical therapist for the U.S. Hockey Team, which is preparing for the Olympics. 
 
He’s a veteran hockey player with a secret of his own that threatens his chances at making the final cut for the team. 
 
When she discovers his secret, she realizes that she can compel him to help her without having to divulge her own secrets. As his attraction for her grows, he longs for her trust. Will she attempt to stand in the way of his childhood dreams? Or will he unwittingly become the new target when her past ultimately catches up with her? 
While Jana considers whether or not to divulge the details of her secret life to Danny, danger looms. Jana and Danny must decide if they will risk their secrets—and their survival—for the sake of love.


The Saucy Celt

The Saucy Celt
  • Stars
  • Number:
  • Release: Out of Distribution
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Closed - Whispers Publishing
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Sasha Adams only has until midnight to make her deadline. She has severe jet lag, a major case of hunger and absolutely no clue how to get to her destination. Her mission is to write the perfect restaurant review in order win the prestigious Silver Spoon Reviewer Recognition Award. If she can succeed in her mission, she can help both her career and her employer, Food Fantasies Magazine.
 
With the clock ticking and her hunger growing, she stumbles upon a locally owned pizza parlor. Inside, she finds much more than just a hot meal. She finds someone capable of satisfying all her hungers.
 
Cian Mahone's family has owned their restaurant for three generations. When a sexy, American woman walks in just before closing time, he knows that it must be his lucky day. After a passionate evening together in his kitchen, she disappears from his life. Should he chase after the mysterious young woman or just savor the memories of their one night together?
 
Sometimes you have to get lost in order to find what you’re looking for.


Miss Taken

Miss Taken
  • 4 Stars
  • Number:
  • Release: Out of Distribution
  • Author: Kerri Nelson
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Closed - Whispers Publishing
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Tabitha Stuart is a work-a-holic who may live in the city that never sleeps but manages to spend her Friday nights behind the desk at the accounting firm of Donaldson & Franks. On a snowy February night, she reminisces over her recent New Year’s resolutions. She’s worked hard to make partner in her firm, but now she’s resolved to make her personal life more exciting. She wants to be more like her jet setter, risk taking sister.

As Tabby heads home for the night, she is abducted from her office’s parking garage and held captive by a sexy stranger in an Atlantic City Casino penthouse. Her captor’s boss demands that she return the half million dollars that she stole from him. As her life spirals out of control, she must discover why she was taken and how she has ended up in a world that is not her own.

She must solve the mystery, save her own life, and resist the sexual temptations she feels for her mysterious captor. To survive this adventure, she can’t afford to make mistakes.