Book One
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Book Two
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Book Three
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Chasing Justice is a smart, action-packed, and compelling debut.
—Author Barbara Nickless
Chasing Justice takes the reader on a wild ride.
—Author Clay Stafford
Chasing Justice is an exciting debut and a must read.
—Author Margaret Mizushima

Kathleen Donnelly’s experience as a K-9 handler makes Chasing Justice a joy to read.
—Author Baron R. Birtcher

If you enjoy suspense and books involving K-9’s, this may be a book for you.
—Harlequin Junkie
I’m hoping this will be a series and we will see more of these characters and setting.
—Books of My Heart
I enjoyed Chasing Justice, and would happily return to this world for more.
—Happily Ever After Romance

About Kathleen

Award-winning author Kathleen Donnelly has been a handler for Sherlock Hounds Detection Canines—a Colorado-based narcotics K-9 company—since 2005. Enjoying the work and partnership with the dogs, in 2010, Kathleen became part owner of the company. She loves crafting realism into her fictional stories from her dog-handling experience. Along with working dogs, Kathleen trained horses and enjoys spending time with her own mare. Her love of the mountains came from growing up in Colorado where her father worked for the U.S. Forest Service. She has a B.A. in Journalism from Colorado State University and formerly wrote for The Berthoud Weekly Surveyor where she won a Colorado Press Award. Her debut novel, Chasing Justice, won a Best Book Award from the American Book Fest, won first place for romantic suspense in the PenCraft Awards and was a 2023 Silver Falchion finalist in the Suspense category and Readers’ Choice Award. She lives near the Colorado foothills with her husband and four-legged coworkers.


Kathleen is happy to speak to book clubs and other groups via Zoom or, if possible, in person. She’s also happy to discuss her K-9 work, give writing workshops and answer questions. Email Kathleen at; she looks forward to hearing from you!


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