Search - List of Books by Kathryn Lilley

Kathryn Ellen Lilley (born April 22, 1956) is an American author and former broadcast journalist.

Lilley writes an adult mystery series called The Fat City Mysteries, featuring investigative journalist Kate Gallagher, a plus-sized TV reporter who is constantly fighting a weight problem that threatens her on-camera career. The Fat City Mysteris are published by Signet/Obsidian, a division of NAL/Penguin Group. The first book in the series, DYING TO BE THIN, published in 2007, was an IMBA bestseller for October, 2007. Other books in the series are A KILLER WORKOUT (2008), and MAKEOVERS CAN BE MURDER (2009). From 2008-2010, she served as a member of the board of directors of the Southern California Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America.

Lilley was born in Washington, DC, the daughter of Dr. Arthur Edward Lilley, a Professor Emeritus of Astrophysics at Harvard University, and Margaret Evelyn McPherson Ezell, a retired corporate librarian. She was raised initially in Connecticut and South Carolina, and then transferred to a high school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated from Wellesley College as a Wellesley Scholar, and she later graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Lilley began her career working as a television reporter in Columbia, South Carolina, and then shifted to writing fiction. She wrote four Young Adult mysteries as a contract writer for the Nancy Drew series under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

She lives in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Total Books: 3
Makeovers Can Be Murder
2009 - Makeovers Can Be Murder [Fat City, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451228260
ISBN-10: 045122826X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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A Killer Workout
2008 - A Killer Workout [Fat City Mystery, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451225351
ISBN-10: 045122535X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 51

Dying to be Thin
2007 - Dying to Be Thin [Fat City, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780451222404
ISBN-10: 0451222407
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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