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Carolyn Arnold

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Carolyn Arnold’s love for writing dates back to her teen years, but her passion was reignited in 2006 when a fellow employee said "tell me a story." Since then Carolyn has never looked back.

Carolyn Arnold published her first book, TIES THAT BIND, the first in her Madison Knight Series, in 2011 and it became a Kindle Best Seller, reaching the top 100 in Police Procedurals in the US and in the UK. Her novel ELEVEN was noted as a recommended read on The Examiner's "Top 12 Fiction Books of 2011." Her writing has been compared to New York Times Bestsellers such as JD Robb, Mary Higgins Clark, Sue Grafton, Michael Connelly, Tess Gerritsen, and more.

Carolyn was born in 1976 in a rural town of Ontario, Canada. She is a member of Crime Writers of C

Detective Clinton is your old-fashioned cop. He values investigative skills over the latest technological gadgetry in their ability to solvecrime. With his latest case, he and his partner, search for a professional who targeted the life of a State Governor.
Chapter 14
Niagara Falls, New YorkSunday, June 13th, 3:30 a.m.
MAJOR CRIMES DETECTIVE DAVE CLINTON had the case that would advance him to Ser... Read more of this blog post »
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Justified (Madison Knight, #2)
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“Murder mystery featuring woman detective and two suicide/murder victims. Threw in three read herring suspects before the big reveal (the cuckolded wife) which I saw coming. Way too much brainstorming different scenarios by the detective and her partner. They dreamed up every possible scenario but "the Easter Bunny did it", seemingly to fill pages. Meh.”
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“when put into practice.” “You retired two years ago now.” “Just because I am no longer a priest doesn’t mean that I don’t live by the word.  I practice peace—” “Make confessions.” “But of course.  To be forgiven, one must confess one’s sins and repent.” Bingham’s words refreshed to the forefront, confess your sins, or don’t and be punished. “And you believe you have the power to forgive sins?” “As priest I served as a mediator between man and the”
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message 6: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Carolyn,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.



message 5: by Kayla

Kayla Stonor Thanks for friending, Kayla

message 4: by Bill

Bill Wetterman Hi Carolyn, if you are a Balducci fan, you have good taste. I read many of his books along with Tom Clancy and William Bernhardt. Glad to have you as a friend. If you like thrillers, consider Room 1515, my new novel. You can watch the trailer by going to Google and typing in Room 1515 YouTube to see if it is a read for you.
I've done mostly freelance. So this is my first novel, and I'm doing shameless marketing to obtain readers. lol

Douglas Wickard Carolyn, thanks for friending me on Goodreads! Can't wait to bite into ELEVEN! Nice having your support on Twitter as well.

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

Thomas Amo Carolyn! Thanks for the blog comment! I totally get ya on the series thing!
Cheers Tom

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