Profile: DJ Kelly

About This Author

Manchester-born DJ Kelly has lived, worked and played in 23 countries across 4 continents until taking early retirement in her adopted county of Buckinghamshire, England. She has been a member of the Creative Writers' Network of Northern Ireland, Metroland Poets, Chesham Scribblers, Chalfont Writers' Circle and Chiltern Indie Authors. Having had articles, poetry and short stories published in anthologies, history magazines and in the press, she established her own publishing imprint, Titanic Press, in 2012. She also publishes with Misbourne Press.

This Author's Books

It is 1910 and fifty-six year old William Henry Kelly, a caulker at Belfast's Queen's Island shipyard, is engaged in building the White Star liner Titanic, when Belle, his beloved wife of 30 years, is brutally murdered. Based on the true story of the auth....
ISBN: 9781781760116
Published: 27 September 2017
Buckinghamshire has a 600 year history of subversion, sedition and espionage. The county has been home to radical plotters, heretics and heretic hunters, agents provocateurs and informers. Two world wars brought spies, secret agents and saboteurs to the c....
ISBN: 9781785108471
Published: 8 June 2015
The beautiful Buckinghamshire estate of Bulstrode, once a hilltop refuge for early man, has been home to medieval Knights Templar; cruel and corrupt judges; blue bloods and blue stockings; a nobleman who twice served as British Prime Minister; ancestors o....
ISBN: 9781788768108
Published: 18 April 2019
Since ancient times, the beautiful village of Chalfont St Peter, in the picturesque Misbourne Valley, has attracted people to settle here. A surprising number of its residents have been famous, and a few have been infamous ...
ISBN: 9781781764824
Published: 22 June 2012
This is the second volume of Famous and Infamous Residents of Chalfont St Peter, compiled by a volunteer researcher for local history & heritage group Celfunde Inheritance. Research continues to unearth details of fascinating people who chose to live or w....
ISBN: 9781781769195
Published: 9 November 2012
Like many ex-combatants returning from World War Two, Bob Brant needed a home for his young family. However, a great many houses had been destroyed in the Blitz and there was neither the money nor the manpower to build the half million new homes that were....
ISBN: 9781788762373
Published: 16 February 2018
In 1948 the Lancashire mill town of Rawtenstall was rocked by its first ever murder. An elderly woman, described by her own family as ‘abnormal’, was found brutally beaten to death. Just three days later, a suspect – also deemed ‘abnormal’ – was arrested.....
ISBN: 9781786979735
Published: 8 February 2018
It is 1921. In Ireland a war of bloody reprisals wages between Republican volunteers and Royal Irish Constabulary. The RIC, their ranks augmented by Great War veterans - dubbed the Black & Tans - faces daily ambushes and sieges. Outrages are perpetrated b....
ISBN: 9781782991861
Published: 16 April 2013
In ‘The Chalfonts and Gerrards Cross at War’, local author DJ Kelly examines the ways in which conflict throughout the ages – including two world wars – has affected the people, the way of life and the landscape of our beautiful villages.
ISBN: 9781784073947
Published: 11 February 2014
In ‘The Chalfonts and Gerrards Cross at War’, local author DJ Kelly examines the ways in which conflict throughout the ages – including two world wars – has affected the people, the way of life and the landscape of our beautiful villages.
ISBN: 9781786109767
Published: 12 May 2016
On a hot July afternoon in 1933, 61-year-old Frances Levin – described as a wealthy Jewish widow – was brutally and fatally attacked in her home in Manchester’s affluent Cheetham Hill district. Following the biggest manhunt Manchester’s CID had ever under....
ISBN: 9781788766708
Published: 31 December 2018
The seven beautiful villages of the Chalfonts, Denham, Fulmer, Gerrards Cross and Hedgerley have long attracted people to settle. A surprising number of people who have lived here have been worthy or famous. A few, however, including a gaoled fascist, an ....
ISBN: 9781786976550
Published: 25 January 2017