Kathleen Mallory is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction/mystery novels by American author Carol O’Connell. As a child, Kathy Mallory witnessed the murder of her mother, which left her emotionally scarred. She leaves home for New York City, living on the streets there. She is caught trying to steal by a cop, who takes her in as a foster child. Mallory is described as a sociopath.

The Kathleen Mallory series began in 1994 with the novel Mallory’s Oracle – O’Connell’s debut. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Carol O’Connell’s Kathy Mallory books in order of when they were first published (which is also their chronological order):

Publication Order of Kathleen Mallory Books


Mallory's Oracle(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Lied to Women(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killing Critics(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flight of the Stone Angel(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shell Game(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crime School(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Jury Must Die(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter House(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Find Me(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chalk Girl(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It Happens in the Dark(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Judas Child(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bone by Bone(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Man Who Lied to Women was also published as The Man Who Cast Two Shadows. Flight of the Stone Angel was re-published as Stone Angel. The Jury Must Die is also titled Dead Famous. Find Me is also known as Shark Music.

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