about kay

kay finch
Kay Finch grew up on a Pennsylvania farm but she got to Texas as fast as she could and discovered the Texas Hill Country, setting of her Bad Luck Cat mysteries. As a child Kay wrote mystery stories, but it wasn't until she went to work for a renowned criminal defense attorney in Houston that plot ideas began to flow. In addition to the Bad Luck Cat mysteries, Kay has written the Corie McKenna PI mysteries, Final Decree and Final Cut, and Relative Chaos, a Klutter Killer mystery. Kay is a long-time member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division. She lives with her husband, a rescue cat, and two wild and crazy rescue dogs in a Houston suburb.


kay's pets


Dawson - "Pet me mom."

Pepper - in squirrel watching mode.

pepper watching squirrels
Pepper - still watching for squirrels.

longhorn steer
My cousin's Longhorn Steer