About Kathy

Kathy Bennett

Kathy Bennett served twenty-one years as a sworn police officer with the LAPD. She spent most of her career working patrol, but Kathy was also a firearms instructor, a crime analyst in the “War Room”, a field-training officer, a senior lead officer, and an undercover officer for various assignments. She was named Officer of the Year in 1997.

Kathy writes the popular LAPD Detective Maddie Divine series. A Deadly Blessing, the first book in the series, was chosen as a Best Book of 2012 by Barnes and Noble. A Deadly Beauty is the fourth book in the series and she is hard at work on the next Maddie Divine story.

Kathy lives in Idaho with her husband and their two energetic Labrador retrievers.