Darby Kane

#1 International Bestselling Author of
Domestic Suspense and Thrillers

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News & Updates

A New Thriller!

To survive this deadly party, they’ll need to stop a killer before they become prey.

When college friends gather on a private island in Maine, secrets piled upon secrets and lies upon lies are all revealed in one fateful weekend.

Darby Kane’s latest gripping and twisty thriller, The Engagement Party, is NOW AVAILABLE in all ways to read: digital, print (paperback and hardcover), and audio — pick your favorite!

Read chapter one, listen to an audio excerpt, check out the reviews, then ORDER YOUR COPY.

Posted: December 5, 2023

Time To Preorder!

THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY comes out December 5th.That’s less than two months from now. Have you preordered it yet? Now is the time! Check out an excerpt then preorder…and maybe grab a couple copies for your friends.

Posted: October 16, 2023

Pretty Little Wife heads to the screen!

Fabulous News! Pretty Little Wife is getting the small screen treatment! Blockbuster superstar Gabrielle Union will be starring and executive producing Darby’s thriller for A+E Studios and Amazon Studios. Read more at Deadline.com and The Hollywood Reporter. Darby couldn’t be more excited about the adaptation, but until that happens, check out an excerpt from the book: read it online or listen to an audio clip.

It’s only in development, so we have a bit of a wait — grab the book before show hits.


More information to come as this exciting news develops.

Posted: April 24, 2023

New Thriller Information!

It’s official, Darby’s locked-in/big secrets/out for revenge thriller, The Engagement Party, will be out December 5th. Check back here for more information, preorder links, an excerpt, and cover copy. More information COMING SOON!

Posted: January 24, 2023

New! Get The Last Invitation!

Bad things happen to very bad men…

Behind it all is a powerful group of women, the Sophie Foundation, who meet over wine and cheese to review files of men who behave very, very badly—and then mete out justice.

The Last Invitation, Darby Kane’s third standalone thriller (AKA HelenKay Dimon), is NOW AVAILABLE in all ways to read: digital, print (paperback and hardcover), and audio — pick your favorite!

Meet the members of the Sophie Foundation in chapters 1, 2 & 3, listen to an audio excerpt, read the reviews, then ORDER YOUR COPY!

Posted: December 6, 2022

The Replacement Wife Ebook Sale!

Another day, another book sale! International bestseller The Replacement Wife is on sale for $1.99! That is a huge discount. Buy this thriller about a woman who investigates all the missing women in her brother-in-law’s life.

And don’t forget Darby’s first thriller, Pretty Little Wife, is also on sale for $2.99. Grab both for under $5.

Posted: September 13, 2022

Pretty Little Wife Ebook Sale!

It’s the perfect time to catch up on Darby Kane books. The ebook of the #1 international bestseller, Pretty Little Wife, is on sale for $2.99. You can grab the book Booklist called “A page-turner built on skillfully layered plotting and an intriguing protagonist.”

Don’t wait. This is an Amazon Editor’s Pick sale and will only be available for a few days. Buy it now!

Posted: September 12, 2022

New Excerpt!

We’re getting closer to the release of a new Darby Kane thriller! The Last Invitation comes out on Dec 6, but you can read the first three chapters now. Check out the excerpt to learn about the very secretive Sophie Foundation and then preorder your copy so you have it in time for the holidays.

Posted: August 11, 2022

Cover Reveal! The Last Invitation

They meet the second Tuesday of every month and vote…and then someone dies.

Are you ready for the next Darby Kane (AKA HelenKay Dimon) psychological thriller? The Last Invitation is due out on Dec. 6 and it’s available for pre-order now in print (paperback and hardcover), ebook, and audiobook so you can start enjoying as soon as possible.

Meet Jessa and Gabby, members of the Sophie Foundation—a secret club of women who meet over wine and cheese to review files of men who behave very, very badly…

Can’t wait for more? Stay tuned for an exclusive excerpt!

Posted: April 5, 2022