Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson


Kaitlyn Dunnett and Kathy Lynn Emerson are both mystery writers. Kaitlyn writes the Liss MacCrimmon Scottish-American Heritage Mysteries set in Moosetookalook, Maine, starting with Kilt Dead. The thirteenth entry in the series, A View to a Kilt, will be out in February 2020. She launched the new “Deadly Edits” series in June 2018 with Crime & Punctuation. The second entry in this series, Clause & Effect. came out  on June 25, 2019 and A Fatal Fiction will be in stores in 2020. Kathy writes other things, including short stories and an Elizabethan-era mystery series (England in the 1580s) featuring Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey as both spy and sleuth. The most recent of these is Murder in a Cornish Alehouse. She also maintains a website devoted to mini-biographies of women who lived in England between 1485 and 1603. You can find it at http://www.TudorWomen.com


Kathy is also the author of the Face Down Mysteries, featuring sixteenth-century gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth Susanna Appleton (starting with Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie), the Diana Spaulding 1888 Quartet, featuring an intrepid scandal sheet reporter and a physician who hails from Bangor, Maine (starting with Deadlier than the Pen), and the Agatha-award-winning nonfiction book, How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries: The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past. Her two collections of short stories are Murders and Other Confusions and 2017’s Different Times, Different Crimes.


Kaitlyn/Kathy lives in the Western Maine mountains with her husband and their cat.

for more information please visit www.KaitlynDunnett.com and www.KathyLynnEmerson.com