Featured Kensington Authors

  • Joseph Souza

    Before launching his writing career, Joseph Souza worked as an intelligence analyst for the Drug Enforcement Agency (Organized Crime Unit) in Washington, D.C. His award winning short fiction and essays have been published in literary journals throughout the country. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his wife and two children.... Read more >>>

    Latest Book
    Pray for the Girl Apr 30, 2019

  • Shelly Ellis

    Shelly Ellis is an award-winning journalist who earned her journalism degree at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her novel, Another Woman’s Man, was nominated for a 2014 NAACP Image Award. The romance and women’s fiction author is also a film buff and amateur painter. She lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, not far from Washington, D.C., with her husband. Visit her online at www.shellyellisbooks.com. ... Read more >>>

    Latest Book
    Know Your Place: The Branch Avenue Boys #2 Apr 30, 2019

  • Emma Rowley

    Emma Rowley is a much-respected writer: journalist, ghost writer and editor currently on staff at the Daily Mail as associate editor (features), having previously been deputy features editor at the Daily Telegraph. Emma has also spent considerable time in the courts and covering major crime stories which imbues Where the Missing Go with authenticity. Visit emmarowley.co.uk for updates.... Read more >>>

    Latest Book
    Where the Missing Go Apr 30, 2019

  • Tracy Clark

    Tracy Clark is the author of the highly acclaimed Chicago Mystery Series featuring ex-homicide cop turned PI Cassandra Raines, a hard-driving, African-American protagonist who works the mean streets of the Windy City dodging cops, cons, killers, and thugs. She received Anthony Award and Lefty Award nominations for her series debut, Broken Places, which was also shortlisted for the American Library Association’s RUSA Reading List, named a CrimeReads Best New PI Book of 2018, a Midwest Connections Pick, and a Library Journal Best Books of the Year. In addition to her Cass Raines novels, Tracy’s short story “For Services Rendered,” appears in the anthology Shades of Black: Crime and Mystery Stories by African American Authors. A native of Chicago, she works as an editor in the newspaper industry and roots for the Cubs, Sox, Bulls, Bears, and Blackhawks equally. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, PI Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and a Mystery Writers of America Midwest board member. Visit Tracy on Facebook, follow her on Twitter at tracypc6161, or check out her author website at tracyclarkbooks.com. ... Read more >>>

    Latest Book
    Broken Places: A Chicago Mystery #1 Apr 30, 2019