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Catherine McKenzie

Biography

Catherine McKenzie

Catherine McKenzie was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. A graduate of McGill University in history and law, Catherine practiced law for 20 years before leaving to write full time. An avid runner, skier and tennis player, she’s the author of numerous bestsellers, including I'LL NEVER TELL and THE GOOD LIAR. Her works have been translated into multiple languages, and PLEASE JOIN US, I'LL NEVER TELL and YOU CAN'T CATCH ME have all been optioned for development into television series.

Catherine McKenzie

Books by Catherine McKenzie

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, Women's Fiction

Nicole Mueller’s once brilliant law career is falling apart. She and her husband, Dan, are soon to be forced out of the apartment they love. After a warning from her firm’s senior partners, she receives an invitation from an exclusive women’s networking group, Panthera Leo, and signs up for their retreat in Colorado. Once there, she meets the other women who will make up her Pride --- a CEO, an actress, a finance whiz and a congresswoman. Nicole is all in. And when she gets home, she soon sees dividends. Her new network quickly provides her with clients that help her relaunch her career, and a great new apartment too. But then she’s called to the congresswoman’s apartment late at night where she’s pressed into helping her cover up a crime.

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Jennifer Barnes never expected the shocking news she received at a routine doctor’s appointment: she has a terminal brain tumor --- and only six weeks left to live. While stunned by the diagnosis, the 48-year-old mother decides to spend what little time she has left with her family close by her side. But when she realizes she was possibly poisoned a year earlier, she’s determined to discover who might have tried to get rid of her. Separated from her husband and with a contentious divorce in progress, Jennifer focuses her suspicions on her soon-to-be ex. But with her daughters doubting her campaign against their father, she can’t help but wonder if the poisoning is all in her head --- or if there’s someone else who wanted her dead.

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Twelve years ago, Jessica Williams escaped a cult. Thanks to the private detective who rescued her, she reintegrated into society, endured an uncomfortable notoriety, and tried to put it all behind her. Then, at an airport bar, Jessica meets a woman with an identical name and birth date. It appears to be just an odd coincidence --- until a week later, when Jessica finds her bank account drained and her personal information stolen. Following a trail of the grifter’s victims, each with the same name, Jessica gathers players --- one by one --- for her own game. According to her plan, they’ll set a trap and wait for the impostor to strike again. But plans can go awry, and trust can fray, and as Jessica tries to escape the shadows of her childhood, the risks are greater than she imagined.

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Twenty years ago, Amanda Holmes was found bludgeoned in a rowboat at the MacAllister family’s Camp Macaw. No one was ever charged with the crime. Now, after their parents’ sudden deaths, the MacAllister siblings return to camp to read the will and decide what to do with the prime real estate the camp occupies. However, the will stipulates that until they unravel the mystery of what happened to Amanda, they can’t settle the estate. Any one of them could have done it, and each one is holding a piece of the puzzle. Will they work together to finally discover the truth, or will their secrets finally tear the family apart?

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

When an explosion rips apart a Chicago building, the lives of three women are forever altered. A year later, Cecily is in mourning. She was supposed to be in the building that day. Instead, she stood on the street and witnessed it going down, with her husband and best friend inside. Kate fled the disaster and is hoping that her past won’t catch up with her. And Franny, a young woman in search of her birth mother, watched the horror unfold on the morning news, knowing that the woman she was so desperate to reconnect with was in the building. As its anniversary dominates the media, the memories of that terrifying morning become dangerous triggers. All these women are guarding important secrets. Just how far will they go to keep them?

by Catherine McKenzie - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Julie Prentice and her family move across the country to the idyllic Mount Adams district of Cincinnati, hoping to evade the stalker who’s been terrorizing them ever since the publication of her bestselling novel, The Murder Game. Since Julie doesn’t know anyone in her new town, when she meets her neighbor John Dunbar, their instant connection brings measured hope for a new beginning. But she never imagines that a simple, benign conversation with him could set her life spinning so far off course. After a series of misunderstandings, Julie and her family become the target of increasingly unsettling harassment.