A former furniture designer/cabinet maker and former scientist, Kerry now spends his time writing in a stone cottage in rural Brittany.
Kerry is a lifelong reader of crime and adventure thrillers, he penned his first novel in 1985, and then burned the manuscript in 1986 after reading it through for the first time.
He likes to thrill and surprise, so expect plenty of twists and turns in his character-driven novels.
Kerry’s DCI Jones Casebook series has received critical acclaim since its debut in 2013, but he also likes to mix things up with other genres, as the mood and flights of fancy takes him. His fantasy/sci-fi novel, "The Transition of Johnny Swift" made #1 in the Amazon bestseller ranks in December 2014.
Check out his work and drop him a line, he's delighted to chat with readers.
The DCI Jones Casebook: Sean Freeman
by Kerry J Donovan
The first novel in the DCI Jones Casebook series of crime thrillers. “Diamonds are nothing more than compressed carbon.” Veteran cop, DCI David Jones, is tough and uncompromising. His Serious Crime Unit has the best arrest record the Midlands Police Service has ever seen. Jones and his dedicated team work hard to keep it that way....
"An injured man battles for his sanity on the borders between life and death." Frank Brazier is a racing driver, and a good one. He has the perfect life--a contract to drive for a Formula 1 team, a supportive family, and a stunning new girlfriend. On the surface, everything is great, but Frank is hiding a secret. He suffers visions...
An empathetic detective and his Swedish-born colleague hunt for the abductors of a teenage schoolgirl—a police procedural set in England and France. When fourteen-year-old Hollie Jardine fails to return home from school, her terrified parents call the police. It doesn’t take veteran detective, DCI David Jones, head of the...
In an action-packed tale of secrets and lies in small town America, Chet Walker is a man forced to make decisions that will affect his future and the life of the woman he loves. Witness to a car crash and in receipt of a cryptic message from a dying man, traveling musician, Chet Walker, reaches the picturesque lakeside town of Lucky...
Categories: Action and Adventure; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The DCI Jones Casebook: Raymond Collins
by Kerry J Donovan
The Ray Collins Case - A novelette in 17k words to introduce Detective Chief Inspector David Jones: Birmingham, England, a sunny day in the city park. Children play, adults stroll - and a man lies dead in a pool of blood. His terrified fiancé screams for help. The assailant smiles, waves goodbye and strolls away to hide in the city....
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