Books by Leslie O'Kane

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Leslie O'Kane is the author of 25 novels--three mystery series, one women's fiction series, plus a pair of young-adult thrillers. She began writing when her son was a year old, and she realized if she didn't shut down her technical writing business, she would never achieve her dream of writing fiction for a living. She gave herself six years to accomplish the feat and got her first contract two months shy of her deadline. Like her characters, she loves the occasional girls' night out and dutifully follows the old saw: "A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away." (Which, technically, might be considered a misquote, but should not be.)Most of Leslie's novels are murder mysteries, and she considers the time she was taken hostage in a robbery to be the beginning of her life in crime. In that particular instance, her knack for finding humor--something she readily employs in her writing--nearly got her killed. The robbery occurred at the bar in Boston where she worked as the head-waitress, and she informed a large, bearded young man that he'd missed last call. Minutes later, the man burst back through the doors with a rifle in one hand and a shotgun in the other. Although a couple of her coworkers screamed in terror, Leslie's first thought was: He's taking missing last call WAY too seriously. That observation amused her, and earned her a jab with the business end of the shotgun--which instantly sobered her.Nowadays, Leslie continues to find humor in unusual situations and joy in her writing. She hopes to keep writing well into her well-aged-like-fine-wine years. (And to avoid armed robberies.)

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Play Dead (Allie Babcock Mystery Book 1)
by Leslie O'Kane
Meet Allie Babcock – The Audacious Dog Therapist with a Flair for Sleuthing At her brand new shop in Boulder, Allie’s very first client is a dejected collie whose previous owner allegedly took her own life. But with a natural nose for crime, Allie soon suspects murder—leaving her dejected canine client as possibly the sole...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Ruff Way To Go (Allie Babcock Mystery Book 2)
by Leslie O'Kane
Dog Therapist Allie Babcock is Back…and she has a bone to pick with a killer… Allie’s dog therapy practice in Boulder, Colorado is thriving. Her divorcing neighbors, Edith and Trevor, hire Allie to decide which one gets custody of Shogun, their silky terrier. And another neighborhood pair, Cassandra and Paul, need help with...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Of Birds and Beagles (Allie Babcock Mystery Book 5)
by Leslie O'Kane
New in 2015, book 5 in the dog therapist Allie Babcock mystery series! Dog therapist Allie Babcock is excited to give a presentation at the Pets! Pets! Pets! Expo in Denver. With the bring-your-own-pets policy of the expo, Allie's dog-phobic boyfriend is hyperventilating as soon as they enter the building. When he runs into his...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Going to Graceland (Life's Second Chances Book 1)
by Leslie O'Kane
Sometimes you just gotta do what you gotta do…. Lisa Henderson’s return trip to Denver after dropping off her youngest child at college in Texas has just hit a life-changing detour. With her adorable Westie in tow, Lisa is waiting at Delia’s Diner in Humble, Texas, while her engine is repaired, unaware that the mechanics are...
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Categories: All Humor; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Woof at the Door (Allie Babcock Mysteries Book 4) (Allie Babcock Mystery)
by Leslie O'Kane
Dog therapist Allie Babcock can deal with an untrained mutt, a skittish Samoyed, and an adventurous Beagle. The wolf in the kitchen, however, is a different story.... Allie Babcock has the best of intentions: to help an old friend and her sweet little beagle deal with a neighbor’s untrained dog. Unfortunately, Allie discovers that...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
A Dog-Gone Christmas: An Allie Babcock Short Story (Allie Babcock Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
In this funny, heartwarming holiday short story, dog therapist Allie Babcock and her mother face a tedious delay at Denver International Airport on Christmas Eve. Then, moments later, Delia Granger, a platinum-selling and temperamental country-western singer, arrives at the terminal, panic-stricken as she realizes that her dog carrier...
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Death Comes to the PTA (Book 7 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Everybody agrees that talented mom Patty Birch is the perfect president to lead the Carlton Central School PTA to new accomplishments. Under her steady stewardship, the organization verges on winning a prestigious award. Her skills, however, are sorely tested when angry board members assemble to discuss a secret video that reveals their...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death of a Gardener (Book 3 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Gardening is not usually considered a blood sport, but whenever cartoonist Molly Masters is out in the yard she must contend with the harassing comments of her neighbor, Helen Raleigh, who once owned Molly's house. Then, after a particularly unpleasant confrontation, Helen is shot dead on Molly's property--and a shocking secret is...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Finding Gregory Peck (Life's Second Chances Book 3)
by Leslie O'Kane
Learning that the man of your dreams loves you, too, is wonderful…unless he’s a Hollywood legend who died years ago…. Heather Blackstone is on top of the world—happily married, adorable young son, co-owner of a rising Hollywood film-production company. Then her husband announces he's in love with a young starlet, and she...
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Categories: All Romance; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Mind Echoes (Book 2 in the Body Shifters Trilogy)
by Leslie O'Kane
MIND ECHOES continues the story of Ellie Montgomery, a Stanford pre-med student whose family members were brutally murdered so that her brilliant mind could be used in an experiment by a corrupt neurologist. Ellie is now living as Alexis Bixby, an artistic high school junior, and she is sent reeling by a sticky-pad note she finds...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Teen Lit
The Body Shifters Begins: Jake Greyland: A Short Story (The Body Shiftors Trilogy Book 0)
by Leslie O'Kane
In this gripping tale that introduces THE BODY SHIFTERS TRILOGY, Jake Greyland is a brilliant-but-nerdy scientist who earned his PhD when he was in his early teens. He has now invented a cure for Alzheimer's and dreams of impressing the young college co-ed who applied for an internship at his research center. While leaving his lab late...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Give the Dog a Bone (Book 3 Allie Babcock Mysteries) (Allie Babcock Mystery)
by Leslie O'Kane
As canine shrink Allie Babcock knows, behind every neurotic dog stands a neurotic human. But the rambunctious golden retriever named Maggie can’t even begin to compete with the nuttiness of her owner. Befuddled millionaire Ken Culberson insists that he killed his wife and that Maggie is channeling her spirit. He talks Allie into...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death on a School Board (Book 5 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
A ruthless battle is raging among the seven members of the Carlton school board. Should they choose to fund sports or the arts? There's not enough money for both. Sylvia Greene, the board's severely unbalanced president, is even threatening to expose the members' most private secrets if they don't vote her way. But a sudden dose of...
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Categories: All Humor; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death Comes to Suburbia (Book 2 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Trouble returns for cartoonist Molly Masters when Preston Saunders, the husband of Molly's least-favorite person--Stephanie--is murdered in his and Stephanie's living room. An hour earlier, Molly and Preston had a terrible argument on Molly's front porch, when he confessed that he'd stolen Molly's one ribald cartoon, which won a contest...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death at a Talent Show (Book 6 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Dress rehearsal for the PTA fundraiser is at its chaotic peak when one of the seven identical clowns cavorting on stage pulls out a gun and shoots the director, Corrinne Buldock. Molly Masters, also dressed as a clown, is a stunned and baffled witness to the killing. She wonders: which of her fellow performers, all of them respectable...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death Comes eCalling (Book 1, Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Meet Molly Masters, a zany mother and accidental sleuth who owns a one-woman business that creates humorous eCards. After a twenty-year absence, Molly has relocated her family to her childhood home in a suburb of Albany, NY, only to have her husband's reassignment abruptly changed to overseas. Molly's least-favorite high school teacher...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
An Allie Babcock Mysteries Box Set--Books 3&4
by Leslie O'Kane
This boxed pair of books contains Allie Babcock's third and fourth mystery novels. In GIVE THE DOG A BONE, the Boulder, Colorado, dog therapist Allie Babcock finds herself working with an adorable Golden Retriever. The owner refuses to train his dog because he believes his Golden is channeling his ex-wife. WOOF AT THE DOOR finds Allie...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Death Comes to a Retreat (Book 4 Molly Masters Mysteries)
by Leslie O'Kane
Violets are blue. Roses are red. One of you bitches Will soon be dead. Those lines weren't quite what greeting-card entrepreneur Molly Masters had in mind when she encouraged her weekend workshop students to write a bit of verse, anonymously. Eerily, within hours, one of her aspiring writers is murdered, apparently without rhyme or...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
An Allie Babcock Mysteries Box Set (Books 1 & 2) (An Allie Babcock Mystery)
by Leslie O'Kane
For the first time, get the first two titles in Leslie O’Kane’s Allie Babcock Mysteries in a box set – double the pooches, double the fun! Play Dead Meet Allie Babcock – The Audacious Dog Therapist with a Flair for Sleuthing At her brand new shop in Boulder, Allie’s very first client is a dejected collie whose...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Body Shifters (Book 1 Body Shifters Trilogy): A Novel (The Body Shifters Trilogy)
by Leslie O'Kane
THE BODY SHIFTERS is the first book in a trilogy of thrillers that feature Ellie Montgomery, a brilliant college freshmen, who stumbles into a ruthless scheme by a renowned neurologist intent upon regaining her youth at all costs. The gripping story opens as Ellie, waiting for her roommate to arrive for a visit during their winter break...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Body Shifters Begins: Jake Greyland: A Short Story (The Body Shifters Trilogy Book 0)
by Leslie O'Kane
THE BODY SHIFTERS BEGINS: JAKE GREYLAND is an introduction to a suspenseful trilogy of novels that tell the gripping story of what happens when the brilliant 18 year old, Jake Greyland, is in a hideous accident and awakens in another young-man's body. Jake and his 19 year old friend, Miguel, are forced into a life-and-death battle to...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Two Funerals and a Wedding (A Domestic Bliss Mystery series Book 8)
by Leslie Caine
A Domestic Bliss Mystery #8 “Sparkles with charm, design lore, and a sleuth with a great mantra. Cozy fans will embrace the Domestic Bliss series.” — Carolyn Hart, Edgar Award-winning author of Letters from Home “TREND: For killer decorating tips, pick up Death by Inferior Design…advice is woven into this whodunit...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Women's Night Out (Life's Second Chances Book 2)
by Leslie O'Kane
They’ve got one another, and now they’re going to find the one that got away if it kills them—which it very well might. WOMEN’S NIGHT OUT, the second book in the Life’s Second Chances Series, is about the long-lasting friendships among three women forged when, as young mothers, two of them saved the third’s life....
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Categories: All Romance; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
How My Book Club Got Arrested (Book Club Trilogy 1)
by Leslie O'Kane
Take a zany road trip to Branson, Missouri, with Leslie O’Kane’s HOW MY BOOK CLUB GOT ARRESTED as a group of book lovers get involved in one story too many! A cross-country road trip with the Second Saturday Book Club goes afoul when the four women meet the author of a classic, beloved children’s book at the Ball of Twine in...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
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