ALEX KAVA is the New York Times, USA Today and Amazon best-selling author of the award-winning, critically acclaimed FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell series and a new series featuring former marine, Ryder Creed and his K-9 search and rescue dogs. In Alex's Lost Creed, she tackled the challenge of human trafficking and was awarded the 2019 Nebraska Book Award. Her stand-alone novel, One False Move, was chosen for the 2006 One Book One Nebraska and her political thriller, Whitewash, was one of January Magazine's best thrillers of the year. Published in over thirty-seven countries, and selling millions of copies, Alex's novels have made the bestseller lists in the UK, Australia, Germany, Japan, Italy, and Poland. She is also a co-author of the novellas Slices of Night and Storm Season with Erica Spindler and J.T. Ellison. Her novel Stranded pairing Maggie O'Dell and Ryder Creed for the first time, was awarded both a Florida Book Award and the Nebraska Book Award. She is a member of the Nebraska Writers Guild and a founding member of International Thriller Writers. Alex divides her time between Omaha, Nebraska and Pensacola, Florida.
A TRAILBLAZER IN THE K-9 FICTION GENRE, Kava creates a "dynamic between Ryder and his canines that reveals a world rarely shared in fiction and perhaps nowhere presented more effectively than in this series." --Phil Jason, Florida Weekly"It's impossibe not to care about and root for the human and canine heroes in Kava's series." --The Pet Radio Lady"The Ryder Creed books are ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL." --Suspense Magazine"Every time an Alex Kava novel ends, I can't wait for the next one." --Jathan and Heather"Moves with such speed, I was surprised how quickly I reached the last page." --Jathan and Heather"Kava's deft plotting...spins one fast-paced story within another." --Jathan and HeatherIf you love stories that give you an adrenaline spike and have you gasping for a grab bar out of sheer terror, you're going to love Desperate Creed." --Jathan and Heather"WELL DEVELOPED CHARACTERS and a strong plot bolster bestseller Kava's intriguing third Ryder Creed novel." --Publisher's Weekly"Alex Kava's highly original Ryder Creed series gets better and better as the title character gains in complexity." --Florida Weekly"GRIPS THE READER in its clutches from page one." --RT Reviews"A FINELY CRAFTED tale." --Criminal Element"Kava expertly weaves a complicated yet GRIPPING THRILLER." --Criminal Element"WILL MAKE YOUR TOES CURL and blood run cold as any good thriller should actually do." --Criminal Element"An unusually SUSPENSEFUL and PROVOCATIVE thriller." --Huffington Post"FABULOUS." --Library Journal