Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Linda Mickey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1951 in Beloit, Wisconsin

-- Blog --
-- Website --
-- Linda Mickey on WorldCat --

E-Mail: --

Illinois Connection

Mickey lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Like her protagonist Kyle Shannon, Linda Mickey was employed by a staffing agency. After a twelve-year career in which she saw everything from knife-toting secretaries to drunken vice presidents, Mickey had plenty of motive to write a mystery series featuring a temporary office worker. She is currently employed as the office manager of a small accounting firm, dividing her time between tax returns and murder.She has also written the ebooks, ''Test Scores'' - the latest in her Kyle Shannon Mystery series, ''Chicago Dawn'', ''Life Everlasting'' and ''Pills, Party and a Prom Date.'' The second edition of her non-fiction book, ''Dollars and Sense for Writers,'' is in an eformat as well.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Linda Mickey presents many workshops listed on her website - [ http //].

Selected Titles At Your Library

Defective goods :
ISBN: 0983377812. OCLC Number: 877839801

Finish Off Press,. .

The ink is barely dry on her employer's contract with Drip Not Paint when temporary worker Kyle Shannon finds herself having coffee with a corpse. And you thought starting a new job was tough! Hired to sort out problems with customer service, Kyle soon discovers irregularities in the family-owned business aren't limited to the inventory. She investigates, only to learn that, chillingly, the murdered man had been following the same trail and now his killer is stalking her.

ISBN: 0516250574. OCLC Number: 55000707

Children's Press,. .

Welcome Books are reviewed by reading consultants before publication. Includes glossary and index. Glossary words are bolded throughout the book for easy identification and the glossary includes a pronunciation guide to help emergent readers with these new words. Grades K-4 National Social Studies Standards. Production, Distribution, and Consumption: VII. Explain the role of money in everyday life. Describe influence on economic decisions.

Dollars and sense for writers :
ISBN: 0615273068. OCLC Number: 636046360

Finish Off Press,. .

Greased wheels :
ISBN: 0983377804. OCLC Number: 870999657

Finish Off Press,. .

While on a temp assignment at the corporate offices of a large manufacturer, Kyle Shannon learns that some people will do anything to get what they want. After a county politician is found dead in a forest preserve and a treasured local landmark is threatened, Kyle examines what she thinks she knows about the people she considers friends. One of them is probably a killer.

Help wanted :
ISBN: 0983377839. OCLC Number: 777687200

Finish Off Press,. .

Horse power :
ISBN: 0983377820. OCLC Number: 988499975

Finish Off Press,. .

Horse power :
ISBN: 0595415806. OCLC Number: 144410590

iUniverse,. .