Rae’s Dog has a Name!

on July 3, 2018

When I asked you to name Rae Di Luca’s new dog, 2019 of you voted, and a lot of you sent even more suggestions. Thank you to everyone! The overwhelming winner with 35.2% was…Luna! For Rae, who loves her, I’m sure her name will always be Bella Luna. When you help with the important tidbits of writing… Read More

Jayne Ann Krentz, Christina Dodd in Person!

on May 24, 2018

The DEAD GIRL RUNNING booktour is over but never will it be forgotten. Pal Jayne Ann Krentz (Amanda Quick) and I flew to Chicago, Phoenix, and Houston to sign at some of the best mystery bookstores in the nation. What was that like? We filmed the autographing at Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale AZ.The filming was done by rank… Read More

Film Stars and Glamorous Photos!

on May 20, 2018

Check out the photo page for the DEAD GIRL RUNNING autographing tour. There are pictures of author stars Jayne Ann Krentz (Amanda Quick), Susan Elizabeth Phillips and Mary Kay Andrews, as well as whatshername… Christina Dodd… Autographed copies of DEAD GIRL RUNNING and THE OTHER LADY VANISHES are available at these local independent bookstores: Murder By The Book Houston… Read More

DEAD GIRL RUNNING—Amazon Best Book of May!

on May 1, 2018

On May 1, Amazon released their Best Books of the Month, and DEAD GIRL RUNNING is on the list! “Dead Girl Running is the perfect book for fans of The Girl on the Train.”–Parade Magazine “Complex, intense, and engrossing, this riveting romantic thriller has a chilling gothic touch and just enough red herrings and twists to keep readers on… Read More


on February 23, 2018

My publisher, HQN Books, made a DEAD GIRL RUNNING book trailer, like a movie trailer only… well, you know. It’s brilliant andmoving and shows you the kind of journey you’re going to take with Kellen Adams in DEAD GIRL RUNNING. Take 51 seconds and watch. Then take this quick survey and tell us your opinion…. Read More

Autographing Photos!

on February 12, 2018

Thank you to all the librarians at the American Library Association in Denver for welcoming me so kindly! We chatted, I autographed 72 DEAD GIRL RUNNING advanced reading copies in 45 minutes, and gave out Cape Charade lavender sachets. We ran out of arcs except for the one last display copy. I visited the restroom and when I… Read More

THE WOMAN WHO COULDN’T SCREAM RT Book Reviews Award Finalist!

on January 20, 2018

RT Book Reviews called THE WOMAN WHO COULDN’T SCREAM, “The payoff Kateri fans have been waiting for!” Now they’ve declared it on of six finalists for their 2017 Award! The review says, in part, “Remarkable storyteller Dodd returns for a new installment in her dangerously thrilling Virtue Falls series. In the previous books of the series, readers… Read More

My Virgin Podcast!

on January 9, 2018

The Not Boring Book Show asked me to be a guest, it was my first podcast. and I confess, I was nervous. Would I be witty? Intelligent? Remember important facts…like my name? It’s definitely not boring! The hosts, Stacy and Angela, are entertaining and funny, they asked great questions, and we ended up cackling about… Read More


on November 15, 2017

As you know, RitterDog is a fan of audio books. He listens to relax (he’s an expert at relaxing), and loves the Virtue Falls series. Of course, he insists on telling people he’s my ghost writer… 😉   Listen free or download the first chapter of THE WOMAN WHO COULDN’T SCREAM here.   Want to know… Read More