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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

The following excerpt is from my newest release, The Defenseless.
Chapter 1Current dayDecember 15th, 6 a.m.Denver, Colorado
The plane touched down at Denver International Airport just after six in the morning. I was happy to have the tumultuous flight over with, and thought it should have been canceled, but apparently those responsible for that sort of thing had cleared take-off.
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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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