Murder, Ken Kesey, and Me

A Comic Mystery Novel

Murder, Ken Kesey, and Me

Murder, Ken Kesey, and Me

A Comic Mystery Novel

Novel by Diana Deverell



". . . I was expecting something completely different, but this quirky little mystery was enjoyable enough."

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An indie company comes to Oregon to film Acid Test: The Life of Ken Kesey.

Eugene location scout Estrella “Star” Stevens stumbles over a dead body and into the crushing embrace of the FBI. She’s forced to join their risky investigation of gangland boss and titty bar owner Oscar Quarry.

Narrowly escaping death, she’s suddenly living her own movie. Will she be a star? Or the next corpse? And which homicidal Oregonian is racking up the body count?


A native Oregonian, Diana Deverell was a US Foreign Service Officer and served in Washington DC, San Salvador, and Warsaw, before she moved to rural Denmark to write full-time. She debuted as a published writer in 1998 with 12 Drummers Drumming, her first Casey Collins International Thriller.

Her latest release is China Box, the fourth novel in the series, which picks up Casey’s story fifteen years after events in the previous volume.

Diana also writes the Nora Dockson Legal Thriller series, featuring an ex-con turned feisty appeals lawyer. The first three books are Help Me Nora, Right the Wrong, and Hear My Plea.

Diana’s short fiction stars FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd. Dawna’s fifteenth published adventure “Shaken, Not Stirred” is in the Jan/Feb 2016 edition of_ Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine_.

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