Read My Lips: Available Sept. 2021

Temptation always leads to trouble… Claire Lennox thought she could have it all—until trusting the wrong man destroyed her career, her reputation, and her heart. Now, as director of a literacy foundation, she has new ambitions. But when a sexy client tempts her to love again, does she dare? Billionaire chocolatier Clayton McClaine risks everything—even…

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Studying Scarlett the Grey

Just another undercover day. Or is it? Planning and executing a high-stakes, smoke-and-mirrors deception to flush out terrorists for the Sci-Spy team left Dr. Bree Watson ready for a change of pace. An easy, “undercover boss” style assignment fits the ticket perfectly, and leaves evenings free to cuddle with her cat, Sherlock. Unfortunately, the spy…

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The Tiger’s Tale

Is she hitting her stride? Or going nowhere fast? Fresh from a successful undercover operation, scientist/spy-in-training Bree Watson should feel on top of the world. Instead, the ground is shifting under her feet. When her handler abandons her to follow a lead with his sexy ex-partner, Bree must choose between a normal life, or proving…

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Shaken, Not Purred

“A plot full of twists… a super smart sleuth… a smidgen of romance. Cupcake baking scientist Dr. Bree Watson will lure readers in with her intelligence and capture them with her charm”  ~ Denise Swanson, New York Best Selling Author Be Careful what you wish for… Bree Watson traded her lab coat for a trench…

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The Cupcake Caper

Science is about solving puzzles. Why should solving a murder be any different? Dr. Bree Watson (aka Gabriella Catherine Mayfield-Watson) is comfortable solving chemistry problems. She isn’t comfortable finding her boss dead and being a suspect in his poisoning. Now she’s juggling: A sexy marketing manager-who may, or may not-be a contract killer. A handsome…

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias

Caring  for  a  loved  one  with  Alzheimer’s  or  another  form  of  dementia?  You  are  not  alone.  With  101  encouraging  and  inspiring  stories  by  others  like  you,  this  book  is  a  source  of  support  and  encouragement  throughout  your  caregiving  journey. Alzheimer’s  disease  and  other  forms  of  dementia  affect  millions  of  people,  and  this  book  is  especially …

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My West Virginia Dad

Meet  Howard  “Snortin’”  Horton  Bennett,  a  boy  born  into  a  hard-scrabble  life  in  West  Virginia  during  the  Great  Depression.  A  young  man  who,  following  his  father’s  example  before  him,  manages  to  scrape  by  day  to  day,  despite  one  adversity  after  another.  A  determined  man  courageous  enough  to  keep  going  and  ingenious  enough  to  spot—and  take—opportunities …

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Dangerous Affairs

Amanda  Caruthers  is  a  woman  who  doesn’t  exist.    Even  as  she  hides  from  her  violent  ex-husband,  she  hopes  her  next  alias  will  be  her  last.    Burton  Campbell  is  haunted  by  a  string  of  failures,  blaming  himself  for  his  sister’s  murder.  He  secretly  hopes  his  passion—teaching  martial  arts  and  women’s  self  defense—will  redeem  him  from  the …

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Kelle Z Rilley

Kelle Z. Riley, writer, speaker, global traveler, Ph.D. chemist, and safety/martial arts expert has been featured in public forums that range from local Newspapers to National television.

A former Golden Heart Finalist, Kelle resides in Chattanooga, TN. She is a member of the Chattanooga Writer's Guild, Sisters in Crime, Romance Writers’ of America and various local chapters.

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Where in the World is Kelle Z

Welcome to “Where in the World Is Kelle Z Riley.” Because I travel a lot—both for work and for pleasure—I thought it would be fun to share some of the places I’ve been with you through the use of this interactive map. For details on my travels and some fun stories, you can follow my “On Z Road” blog and Facebook posts. Here, I’m focusing on the places I’ve lived, visited, and worked in the United States. Have I been to your town? Your state? Click on a state to read about my adventures there. Who knows? We may discover we know someone in common. Or we might have had coffee at the same hot spot in one of the states I’ve visited. Or maybe you can help me plan future travel. Can you give me advice about the best places to visit near your home? Feel free to share your stories with me!

I’d like to get to know each of you better, so feel free to drop me a line. The easiest way is to follow me on Facebook or Twitter, but if that doesn’t work for you—check out my contact page for other options. While you’re at it—consider signing up for my newsletter or becoming one of my STARs.

But first—pull up the map, click around, and see what you can discover.