About me

Angela Henry is the award-winning author of six mysteries featuring nosy amateur sleuth Kendra Clayton, the Xavier Knight urban fantasy detective series, the thriller The Paris Secret, and middle-grade fantasy novel Labyrinth Society written under the pen-name Angie Kelly. She’s also the author of Grateful: A Journal for Counting Your Blessings.

Angela has been published by BET Books, Harlequin’s Carina Press, and Kensington Publishing before starting her own publishing imprint Boulevard West Press LLC.

When she’s not writing she loves to travel, is a connoisseur of B horror movies, and is a functioning anime addict. She lives in Ohio with her husband and their spoiled Chiweenie and is currently procrastinating on her next deadline.


Knight’s Shade, book two in the Xavier Knight series, was a 2022 regional winner in the Ohio Indie Author Project. Her other awards include:

Winner: Amazon’s Kindle Scout Competition for Knight’s Fall

Winner: Mystery Writers of America Six-Word Mystery Contest

Finalist: EBONY Magazine’s 10th Annual Gertrude Johnson Williams writing contest

Honorable Mention: Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Award

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