Book launch party to be held for new book by local author Kathy Krevat

The cover of “The Trouble With Truth”

Local author Kathy Krevat recently announced the release of "The Trouble With Truth," second in the Gourmet Cat Mystery series by Kensington Books. Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore is hosting a book launch party at 3:30 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 2, with champagne, appetizers, and assorted desserts.

The event will be held at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore. Krevat also writes the bestselling Chocolate Covered Mystery series by Berkley Prime Crime, an imprint of Penguin Random House, under the pen name Kathy Aarons.

The Trouble With Truth features organic cat food business owner and single mother Colbie Summers as she works to clear her young employee suspected of murder, uncovering corruption in the local housing development industry along the way.

Kathy Krevat
(MYDA CLARK Photography)

Reviewers of the book are saying, “The storyline is well plotted, the characters are well developed and relatable, and it’s filled with humor. Not only is there an intriguing mystery, but a strong message about the importance of natural and chosen family and friends,” and, “Once again author Kathy Krevat has pulled together an intriguing read with lots of moving parts, good humor and an uncanny ability to keep it all on track.”

Krevat has been a tireless advocate for youth arts education in the Carmel Valley community since her family moved to the community in 1998. She is currently president of the board of Playwrights Project ( whose mission is to advance literacy, creativity and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stores through playwriting programs and theatre productions.

She’s also president of Partners in Crime – the San Diego chapter of Sisters in Crime, a national mystery writers organization, and an advisor for the CCA Writers’ Conference, now in its eighth year (

Visit, or on Facebook or Twitter. Signed copies of The Trouble With Truth are available at Mysterious Galaxy, and ebook and print books will be available anywhere books are sold on Aug. 28.

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore is located at 5943 Balboa Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92111, (858) 268-4747. This event is free and open to the public. --News release