Award-Winning Best-Selling Author



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a new YA novel 
Her parents are vampires, her boyfriend's a werewolf, and she has untried witchy powers of her own but...
Lilith is just trying to solve a mystery and pass advanced calculus!

from the best-selling author of

A Cate Harlow Private Investigation 

Lilith Angel
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About Kristen Houghton

Kristen Houghton is the author of nine novels, two nonfiction books, a collection of short stories, a book of essays,

and a children’s novella.

DO UNTO OTHERS is book 4 in her best selling series, A Cate Harlow Private Investigation.

She is also the author of the Horror Writers of America

award-winning Quick-Read, Welcome to Hell.

Kristen Houghton has covered politics, news, and lifestyle issues as a contributor to the Huffington Post. Her writing portfolio includes Criminal Element Magazine, a division of Macmillan Publishing, Hartford Woman, Today, Senior Fiction Editor at Bella Magazine, interviews and reviews for HBO documentaries, OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, and The Style Channel.

Kristen is a member of the following professional organizations:

-Mystery Writers of America

-American Crime Writers League

-Member of the Board of Trustees for Project Literacy


She lives in NYC and on Sanibel Island with her husband, baseball historian, Alan William Hopper.

Books by Kristen Houghton

Best-selling series- A Cate Harlow Private Investigation 

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“ A masterfully woven story about the horrors of the sex abuse scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church and the impact on both victims and their families. A missing boy cold case, three murdered priests, and a PI who finds the bizarre connection between the two."

GREG Archer, The Huffington Post

Sins of the FATHERS

Fri, Oct 11
Stony Hill Inn
Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County Gala Fundraiser
w/NBC news anchor Pat Battle, student honoree, Jamila Campbell, and author Kristen Houghton at the Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County Gala.
Fri, Aug 30
Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center
Project Literacy- Keynote Speaker
Author Kristen Houghton: "When I was a teacher I told my high school students the person who taught them to read, whether a teacher, relative, or friend, gave them a priceless gift. My grandmother did not know how to read or even write her name.".
Tue, May 01
New York
Barnes and Nobles Book Signing Event
Mon, Apr 30
Location is TBD
Mystery Award Recipient
Mon, Apr 30
Location is TBD
Book Signing Event


Kristen would love to connect with you!

To schedule Kristen for your book club, please contact her at:

email:  (write book club in the message area)

Kristen Houghton is represented by agents:

D4EO Literary Agency

Bob Di Forio


Dystel & Goderich Literary Agency

Stacey Glick


For review inquiries, press kit, interviews, and appearances, please contact


Hunter Grisham PR


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