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K K Beck


(Kathrine Kristine Beck Marris)
USA flag (b.1950)
Wife of Michael Dibdin

aka Marie Oliver

Kathrine Kristine Beck Marris, 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.

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.
 

Genres: Cozy Mystery
 
Series
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Jane Da Silva
   1. A Hopeless Case (1992)
   2. Amateur Night (1993)
   3. Electric City (1994)
   4. Cold Smoked (1995)
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Novels
   Death of a Prom Queen (1984) (as by Marie Oliver)
   Young Mrs Cavendish and the Kaiser's Men (1987)
   Without a Trace (1988)
   Unwanted Attentions (1988)
   Bad Neighbors (1996)
   We Interrupt This Broadcast (1997)
   The Revenge of Kali-Ra (1999)
   Fake (2002)
   Snitch (2005)
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Collections
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Anthologies containing stories by K K Beck
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Malice Domestic 10 (2001)
(Malice Domestic, book 10)
edited by
Nevada Barr
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The Best of Sisters in Crime (1997)
(Sisters in Crime)
edited by
Marilyn Wallace
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First Cases 2 (1997)
First Appearances of Classic Amateur Sleuths
(First Cases, book 2)
edited by
Robert J Randisi

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