VJ Books Presents K.K. Beck!
Kathrine Kristine Beck (born 1950), known mainly by her pen name of K. K. Beck, is an American novelist. She has written over a dozen books, some of which were part of the Iris Cooper novel series and the Jane da Silva novel series. Her novels were published between 1984 and 1999.
An early novel of hers, Death of a Prom Queen (1984) was written under the pen name of Marie Oliver. She wrote a series of other novels, under the name K. K. Beck, such as The Revenge of Kali-Ra in 1999. One of her most recent works, The Tell-Tale Tattoo and Other Stories (2002) is a collection of short stories.
She lives in Seattle, Washington, and was married to the crime-writer Michael Dibdin, who died in 2007.
K.K. Beck Bibliography
Workplace Mystery Series
The Body in the Volvo - 1987
- The Body in the Cornflakes - 1992
- We Interrupt This Broadcast - 1997
- Tipping the Valet - 2015
Iris Cooper and Jack Clancy Mysteries
- Death in a Deck Chair - 1984
- Murder in a Mummy Case - 1986 San Francisco
- Peril Under the Palms - 1989 Hawaii
Jane Da Silva Mysteries
- A Hopeless Case - 1992
- Amateur Night - 1993
- Electric City - 1994
- Cold Smoked - 1995
- Death of a Prom King - 1984 (written as Marie Oliver)
- Young Mrs. Cavendish and the Kaiserís Men - 1987
- Unwanted Attentions - 1987
- Without a Trace - 1988
- Bad Neighbors - 1996
- The Revenge of Kali-Ra - 1999
- The Tell-Tale Tattoo and Other Stories - 2003
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