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Goodreads Giveaway!

October 6, 2020

GIVEAWAY!!! Want to get your hands on an early copy of Pretty Little Wife, HelenKay’s debut domestic suspense release under her new pseudonym? It doesn’t come out until December 29th, but her publisher is giving away 75 copies on Goodreads this month. Head over for a chance to win one.

New Release Date!!

September 2, 2020

If you’ve been waiting for my first thriller under my pen name – Pretty Little Wife by Darby Kane – there’s good news! The release date been moved up to December 29th, 2020. That’s a few months early, and there’s a good reason for the move (that we can’t share just yet), but that means you’ll be able to grab it sooner. A morally murky wife. A missing husband. Secrets and lies. Go ahead and pre-order this thriller now!

Introducing Darby Kane and Pretty Little Wife!

July 17, 2020

But wait, who is Darby Kane? We’re so glad you asked, because Darby is HelenKay! Some things haven’t changed. HelenKay Dimon books deliver romance with a happy ending in three romance subgenres: Romantic Suspense, Erotic Romance, and Contemporary Romance. No matter what happens in a HelenKay Dimon book, you are guaranteed a ride that will end with people building a life together and working toward a Happily Ever After.

A Darby Kane book is a very different kind of book. No promise of happy endings or romance. These are twisty thrillers and domestic suspense, and HelenKay is so excited to announce Darby’s debut! Her first book, Pretty Little Wife, will release on Feb 16, 2021 in print, ebook, and audio.

A wife, unraveling secrets and a dead husband…and that’s just the beginning. Check out Pretty Little Wife for the answer to the question: Shouldn’t a dead husband stay dead? Read an excerpt then pre-order yours!

Ebook Sale!

June 9, 2020

The ebook of The Secret She Keeps is on sale for $1.99!!! An island filled with quirky characters. A mysterious (and maybe a little odd) heroine. A hero who refuses to admit he’s in mourning. And so many secrets. Don’t miss this deal!

The Secret She Keeps is Out

December 30, 2019

“Memories of her former life smashed into her, stealing her breath.”

The Secret She Keeps, book 2 in the Whitaker Island series, is NOW AVAILABLE in all ways to read: digital, print, and audio — pick your favorite! Meet Maddie and Connor in chapters 1, 2 & 3 (yes, the THIRD chapter was just added!)

Read the reviews, then: The Secret She Keeps, just for YOU! ORDER YOUR COPY!!!

BONUS CONTENT! Want to know more about Maddie? She was in the shadows in the previous book, Her Other Secret (but you don’t have to read them in order). Check out HelenKay’s Author Note for The Secret She Keeps where HelenKay reveals the motivation behind writing Maddie’s character.

Want more mysterious heroes or small-town stories? HelenKay has many more to choose from. Enjoy!

A NOTE FROM HELENKAY: Concurrent to my big Whitaker Island book release, which I am so excited about, there is an unfolding situation with RWA, an organization in which I am very involved. As I’d like to keep this site all about my books, I am choosing not to address what is going on with RWA and my role within it here, but rather keep it on twitter, where I am active in the ongoing discussion. Thank you, and happy reading ~HK