December 29, 2020
It’s here! Pretty Little Wife the twisty thriller of domestic suspense you’ve been hearing about for months is finally in reader hands. In a STARRED REVIEW, Booklist called it “A page-turner built on skillfully layered plotting and an intriguing protagonist.”
But who is Darby Kane? Darby is HelenKay! But while you can count on romance with a happy ending from HelenKay Dimon, a Darby Kane book is a very different kind of book, hence the different name. Pretty Little Wife is much darker, and romance is not the main theme. This is a thriller, through and through. It starts with a wife, unraveling secrets, and a dead husband. The end is not guaranteed, and getting there is a fast-paced ride.
HelenKay is totally thrilled her thriller is out! Find her on Twitter celebrating the release. And check out Pretty Little Wife for the answer to the question: Shouldn’t a dead husband stay dead? Read an excerpt then buy yours in print, ebook, or audio.
November 17, 2020
LibraryReads picked Pretty Little Wife as one of the top 10 books for December that library staff across the US love! What a huge honor. Go ahead and pre-order this thriller now!
November 2, 2020
Book of the Month picked Pretty Little Wife as a November Early Release Selection! If you’re a member, you can order directly from Book of the Month and get a copy now, or you can pre-order from anywhere you buy books and get it right when it comes out.
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.
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!
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!
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!
May 26, 2020
Do you like books about retired military heroes, building their lives and falling in love outside of combat? If so, now is the perfect time to grab a copy of Chain of Command. The ebook is on sale for $1.99!!! And the book is available in audio for the first time! Check out the excerpt and dive in!
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!
December 20, 2019
Doesn’t the Friday before Christmas sound like a perfect time to visit the HOLIDAY BY HELENKAY themed page? Let me take you there, or rather, here. Happy Christmas everyone. I have so many Christmas-themed romances.
And if you are in the mood for something else – you can sort all my books by theme, or genre, or series. Enjoy!