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Derailed (A Kelly Pruett Mystery)
by Mary Keliikoa

About Derailed

Derailed (A Kelly Pruett Mystery)
Mystery/Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Publisher: Epicenter Press (May 12, 2020)
Paperback: 232 pages
ISBN-10: 1603817069
ISBN-13: 978-1603817066
Digital ASIN: B084XX4C9D



A dying wish. A secret world.

Can this grieving investigator stay on the right track?

PI Kelly Pruett is determined to make it on her own. And juggling clients at her late father’s detective agency, a controlling ex, and caring for a deaf daughter was never going to be easy. She takes it as a good sign when a letter left by her dad ties into an unsolved case of a young woman struck by a train.

Hunting down the one person who can prove the mysterious death was not just a drunken accident, Kelly discovers this witness is in no condition to talk. And the closer she gets to the truth the longer her list of sleazy suspects with murderous motives grows. Each clue exposes another layer of the victim’s steamy double life.

Can Kelly pinpoint the murderer, or is she on the fast track to disaster?

If you like intricate family dynamics, secrets, including plot twists and turns, then this story is for you. DERAILED is the first book in the Kelly Pruett Mystery series.


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Private Investigator Kelly Pruett has inherited her father’s detective agency after his death, and she is determined to make it work whilst juggling a controlling ex, and caring for her deaf daughter.  A woman, a letter and a promise to her father see’s Kelly delve into a cold case of a young woman struck by a train that brings to light all sorts of family secrets.

This case for Kelly is a tough one to crack and the closer she gets to the truth the more her life becomes in danger, and more she discovers the truth to the victims apparent double life . I had figured that something about the woman and her family was going to have some connection to Kelly’s father and I loved hopw Keliikoa weaved the twists and turns into this story that lead Kelly down the same realisation.

Derailed was a great first book in this series and I honestly can’t wait to read more from this author and this series. If you like a good mystery you will love this new series

5 stars


About Mary Keliikoa

Mary Keliikoa spent the first 18 years of her adult life working around lawyers. Combining her love of all things legal and books, she creates a twisting mystery where justice prevails. She has had a short story published in Woman’s World and is the author of the PI Kelly Pruett Mystery Series.

At home in Washington, she enjoys spending time with her family and her writing companions/fur-kids. When not at home, you can find Mary on a beach on the Big Island where she and her husband recharge. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is.

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Website: www.marykeliikoa.com
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I am Fee, a 30 -something SAHM bookworm! I love to read, and will read almost anything and everything. I am not afraid to try new genres of books and my main genre is horror, thriller.

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