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Linda Mickey

Born: 1951 in Beloit, Wisconsin
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Mickey lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Linda Mickey on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Defective goods :
ISBN: 0983377812 OCLC: 877839801

Finish Off Press, Libertyville, IL : 2004.

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: 55000707

Children's Press, New York : 2005.

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: 636046360

Finish Off Press, Libertyville, IL : ©2010.

Greased wheels :
ISBN: 0983377804 OCLC: 870999657

Finish Off Press, Libertyville, IL : 2002.

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: 777687200

Finish Off Press, Libertyville, IL : ©2011.

Horse power :
ISBN: 0595415806 OCLC: 144410590

iUniverse, Lincoln, NE : ©2006.

Horse power :
ISBN: 0983377820 OCLC: 988499975

Finish Off Press, Libertyville, IL : 2006.