Love Is Murder by Sandra Brown
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Prepare for heart-racing suspense in this original collection by thirty of the hottest bestselling authors and new voices writing romance suspense today. Bodyguards, vigilantes, stalkers, serial killers, women (and men!) in jeopardy, cops, thieves, P.I.s, killers—these all-new stories will keep you thrilled and chilled late into the night.

 

About Sandra Brown

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Lori Armstrong left the firearms industry in 2000. She is the author of the Julie Collins mystery series. Her novel Snow Blind was awarded the 2009 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original by the Private Eye Writers of America. Her books have won the Willa Cather Literary Award and have been nominated for the High Plains Book Award and the Daphne du Maurier Award. Lori is a fourth-generation South Dakotan and lives with her family in Rapid City. Sandra Brown began her writing career in 1980. After selling her first book, she wrote a succession of romance novels under several pseudonyms, most of which remain in print. She has become one of the country's most popular novelists, earning the notice of Hollywood and of the critics. Forty of her books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. There are fifty million copies of her books in print, and her work has been translated into twenty-nine languages. Prior to writing, she worked in commercial television as an on-air personality for PM Magazine and local news in Dallas. The parents of two, she and her husband now divide their time between homes in Texas and South Carolina. Beverly Barton was born in Alabama in 1946. She attended the University of North Alabama, but left to marry her husband, who was in the military. Before becoming a romance novelist, she was a stay-at-home mom. Her first romance novel, Yankee Lover, was published in 1990. She wrote more than 70 books during her lifetime including The Protectors series and the Dead By trilogy. She won several awards including the Romance Writers of America's Maggie Award, the RWA's National Reader's Choice Award, and the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. She died of heart failure on April 21, 2011 at the age of 64. Jon Land is the acclaimed author of many bestsellers, including "The Last Prophecy, Blood Diamonds, The Walls of Jericho, The Pillars of Solomon, A Walk in the Darkness, Keepers of the Gate, "and" The Blue Widows. "He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
 
Published March 1, 2013 by Harlequin MIRA. 736 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Crime. Fiction

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If a person is known by the company she keeps, then the company of the 30 romance and suspense writers in this stellar all-original anthology speaks volumes about bestseller Brown. From Lori Armstrong

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When her sister's abusive husband dies, and then her sister dies in childbirth, Kathryn Adams takes her newborn niece and hides her from the child's wealthy and overbearing grandparents.

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Book Reporter

LOVE IS MURDER provides a delicious array of the genre we love so much: mystery, suspense, and a little love story thrown in for us romantics.

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The accolades that are quoted on the back cover of LOVE IS MURDER says it all: “Gripping, exciting, engaging --- every story will leave you breathless.” - Karin Slaughter “It's like a box of chocolates --- each one is different, but they're all great.” - Joseph Finder “A slam-dunk collection of...

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This book is much like that junk box, with a plethora of forgettable stories making up the "debris."

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Peeking Between the Pages

Prepare for heart-racing suspense in LOVE IS MURDER (MIRA Books, June 2012, edited by New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown, this original collection features 30 of the hottest bestselling authors and new voices writing nerve-racking romantic suspense today.

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ScienceThrillers.com

This is the most recent in International Thriller Writers’ acclaimed series of thriller anthologies which includes Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night and Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down.

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A buddy of mine named Dan Dietrich and I used to write spy stories in steno pad notebooks and share them with each other, critiquing each other’s writing, seeing how vivid we could be with our imaginations.

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However, when Cole returns home for the holidays and sees Gina in handcuffs, old feelings flare and even though he doesn’t trust her with his heart, he willingly steps up as her alibi.

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The result, Barney says, is “a science thriller with a religious twist.”.

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28 new thrillers from ITW Members, including debut novels from Teri Anne Stanley and Wendy Tyson, plus new nonfiction from Steven Philip Jones.

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28 new thrillers from ITW Members, including debut novels from Teri Anne Stanley and Wendy Tyson, plus new nonfiction from Steven Philip Jones.

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28 new thrillers from ITW Members, including debut novels from Teri Anne Stanley and Wendy Tyson, plus new nonfiction from Steven Philip Jones.

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33 new thrillers this month from ITW Members, including debut novels from Ted Scofield, Gary Kriss, Dennis Hetzel, Robert Walton, Michael Niemann and Samuel W.

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So, whether or not readers are expecting a Hollywood ending and what, exactly, a Hollywood ending entails, depends largely on the genre.

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29 new thrillers this month from ITW Members, plus a Between the Lines interview with Andrew Peterson by Brett King, the Top Ten Firearms Mistakes in Fiction by Chris Grall and News from South Africa by Michael Sears.

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For Morrell and the other thriller writers (Steve Berry, Andy Harp, Douglas Preston, and James Rollins) who participated in the recent Operation Thriller USO Tour, the tour was a life-changing experience.

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“To my mind a story is a story and every story I write has some romance in it, so this didn’t seem like much of a stretch to me.”.

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