Contact & Media

Jenn’s agent:
Christina Hogrebe
Jane Rotrosen Agency

To book Jenn for a speaking engagement, contact her publicist:
Kaila Mundell-Hill

Fun Extras

For bookmarks, bookplates & more fun stuff contact the amazing assistant Christie:

Jenn’s private Facebook group: McKinlay’s Mavens
Group blog: Jungle Red Writers
Buy signed copies of Jenn’s books: The Poisoned Pen Bookstore


TED talk (Finding Your Authentic Author Voice) — Feb 2019
12 News (What Jenn wishes she had known when she was starting out) — Nov 2018
PBS (Why Murder Mysteries?) — Jul 2015

Media Praise


“This flawless rom-com is sure to delight!”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review ★

“McKinlay proves she is also a master at romantic women’s fiction with this dazzling novel.”

“McKinlay is definitely on a hot streak!”
RT Book Reviews: A TOP PICK! (4-1/2 ★)

“Known for her mysteries, McKinlay branches out in a new direction and gives her readers a fun and charming romance set in Bluff Point, Maine. This is the launch book in a new series that looks to be filled with warmth, fun and humanity.”
RT Book Reviews (4 ★)

“With a perfect sense of comic timing and a gift for creating endearingly eccentric characters… McKinlay delivers a sweetly satisfying contemporary romance that will have readers sitting up and begging for more.”
Booklist, Starred Review ★


“Exuberantly Entertaining!”
Publishers Weekly

“[McKinlay] continues to deliver well-crafted mysteries full of fun and plot twists.”

“What a great read!”
Library Journal

“It is the characters and their interactions and dialogue that make this a standout mystery…”
The Mystery Reader

“A tender cozy full of warm and likable characters… Readers will look forward to more of McKinlay’s tasty concoctions.”
Publishers Weekly

“[A] deliciously thrilling mystery.”
Fresh Fiction

“Impossible to put down!”

“[A] perennial favorite series.”
—The Mystery Reader

“Top notch!”
—Cozy Mystery Book Reviews