Living Lies – Book 1

Melanie Ward’s adventure begins with Mathis’ novel Living Lies

Ranked #1 on AMAZON’s Spy Stories & Tales of Intrigue and in Action & Adventure

The adventure begins with Living Lies. Meet secret agent Melanie Ward, who quits the spy game, after 10 years, when a justly earned promotion is snatched away by her nemesis, the arrogant and smug, Son-of-a-Senator. After moving back home to live with her parents, Melanie quickly learns that is easier living a life of danger as a spy, then at home with her mother.

Melanie Ward is a strong female character who excels at her job but is a little vulnerable when it comes to her personal life.

This series is a Mashup of of action/adventure romance and comedy.

Second Chance (Book2 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Heat Wave (Book 3 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Chase (Book 4 of the Agent Ward Novels)
Shock Wave (Book 5 of the Agent Ward Novels)

Top Amazon rankings of ebook categories for “Living Lies”
#1 in Action & Adventure *
#1 in Spy Stories & Tales of Intrigue*
#14 in Top 100 Kindle eBooks*
*Kindle Nation Sponsorship Results 4/27/2012



Bonnie Lewis, The Virtual Scribe

”Mathis leaves readers wondering what will happen next. This is undoubtedly just the beginning of a thrilling mystery series of Agent Melanie Ward’s adventures. Mathis offers an easy-reading, fast-paced style and develops characters fully, so I can barely wait for more.”

J.C. Martin, Arizona Daily Star

”Mathis keeps things going with a nice flair for dialogue. In what appears to be the first volume in a series, Melanie is off to a good start.”

  • “The whole series has me being anti-social because I can’t stop reading!”

    Lisa Slovis Mandel

  • “A heart pounding, breathtaking, roller coaster of emotions book.
    Kate Mathis is a genius writer, even if her cliffhangers are evil.!”


  • “The plots are always exciting and suspenseful.
    Kate Mathis, you are a master of the cliffhanger.!”

    Shelby Welch

  • “Enjoyed very much. Can’t wait to read book 2. You have a winner in Melanie. Strong character. Look forward to reading more.. addictive!”