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Item #16: First 25 Pages Critique

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READERSHIP: Adult

GENRE(S): Crime fiction

RESTRICTIONS: Nothing too dark, no child abuse or torture

TURNAROUND TIME: 1 month

Kellye Garrett

Kellye Garrett’s Hollywood Homicide, about a semi-famous, mega-broke black actress, won the Anthony, Agatha and Lefty for best first novel. It’s also one of BookBub’s “Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time.” The second, Hollywood Ending, was featured on the TODAY show’s Best Summer Reads of 2019 and was nominated for both Anthony and Lefty awards. She serves on Sisters in Crime’s national board, was the 2018 Pitch Wars Managing Director, and is a co-founder of Crime Writers of Color. You can learn more at KellyeGarrett.com.

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