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Kathryn Ellen Lilley (born April 22, 1956) is an American author and former broadcast journalist.
Total Books: 3
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.