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Nicole Mary Kelby's Books

The Pink Suit
Apr.29.2014
A novel based on the true story behind Jacqueline Kennedy's iconic pink suit. On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit that was his favorite. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon, where a young seamstress, an Irish immigrant named Kate, worked behind...
A Travel Guide for Reckless Hearts: Stories
Sep.15.2009
A Travel Guide for Reckless Hearts is a collection of stories, rooted in theMidwest and cultivated in the Deep South, for those of us who suddenlyfind ourselves tourists in our own lives. Reminiscent of the work of Lorrie Moore and Jill McCorkle, this ten-storycollection features the sweetly offbeat love story “Jubilation, Florida,”where two highly unlikable people share dairy...
MURDER AT THE BAD GIRL'S BAR AND GRILL
Jun.03.2008
A dark and funny tiki-styled retelling of Macbeth set in South Florida. You take some "surf's up" magic realism, a dead body, a little Buddhist philosophy, a Barry Manilow impersonator with a dog named Mandy, and Danni "Queen of Scream" Keene (the unflappable goddess of horror films), along with the last living relative of the real Macbeth, who happens to be a...
A Travel Guide for Reckless Hearts
A Travel Guide for Reckless Hearts is a collection of stories, rooted in the Midwest and cultivated in the Deep South, for those of us who suddenly find ourselves tourists in our own lives. Reminiscent of the work of Lorrie Moore and Jill McCorkle, the 10-story collection features the sweetly off-beat love story, “Jubilation, FL,” where two highly unlikable people share dairy...