Award-winning and USA Today bestselling author Kathy Carmichael writes humorous mysteries, women’s fiction and sweet/clean romance. Her novel Hot Flash was named by the American Library Association’s Booklist as one of the 101 Top Romances of the Last 10 Years. Hot Flash and her first mystery novel,  Diary of a Confessions Queen, both received starred reviews from Booklist.

In addition to her novels, she writes novellas and short stories. She wrote a bi-monthly column on the business of writing for a national writing trade magazine and was a contest judge for Writers Digest.

She’s an active member of the Mystery Writers of America and Novelists Inc.