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Linda grew up in Texas, where she rode horses, embarrassed herself onstage a lot, and taught teenagers they’d have to learn the rules of English before they could get away with breaking them for creativity’s sake. She currently resides in Virginia with her husband, whom she snagged after he saw her in a musical number at the now defunct Melodrama Theater in San Antonio. (There’s nothing like a rousing chorus of “If You Wanna Catch a Fish You Gotta Wiggle Your Bait” to hook a man for a lifetime.)

Like IN A FIX's globetrotting main character, aura adaptor Ciel Halligan, Linda has spent her fair share of time overseas, though fortunately under less stressful circumstances. Kidnapping and daring rescues are all well and good in fiction, but she
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Average rating: 3.73 · 1,979 ratings · 432 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
In a Fix (Ciel Halligan, #1)

3.64 avg rating — 1,188 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Quick Fix (Ciel Halligan, #2)

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Kate's life is royally screwed up--in the most entertaining way possible--but she powers through it all with the aid of good friend Logek, copious amounts of alcohol, and "contract killer" or two to help her through the bre
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Reading this book was the most fun I've had with horses since I grew up riding them in Texas! The chemistry between Violet and Joe sizzles even as it warms the heart. More, please!
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Take a healthy amount of love and lust, add a smidgen of betrayal and guilt, sprinkle it with a few tears, and garnish it all with a liberal helping of laughter--there you have the perfect recipe for a fantastic read! Meg and Kyle, Fenske's all-too-h ...more
All Fixed Up by Linda Grimes
"The Ciel Halligan series just keeps getting better! I wasn't sure Grimes could top "The Big Fix" but this came close. It had a wonderful mix of humor and thrills and, even though I am *definitely* Team Mark (you hear me, Linda??) this book still h..." Read more of this review »
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Once again, Fenske comes through with the perfect combination of heart, humor, and heat. I highly recommend hanging out for a few hours with THE HANG UP--Miriam and Jason's story is the perfect escape from real life. Enjoy!
All Fixed Up by Linda Grimes
"I've read every installment of the Ciel Halligan series and loved them all! This book doesn't disappoint and is chock full of Grimes' witty writing. The Ciel, Billy, Mark triangle continues to intrigue (though I really do like Mark better). I can'..." Read more of this review »
All Fixed Up by Linda Grimes
"(Ciel Halligan Book 4) With a bang and a giggle, Grimes continues her comic urban paranormal series. Can you imagine Ciel as an astronaut? Apparently the enemy isn't buying it. Great read."
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“My favorite aerobic activity is reading steamy romantic thrillers. I figure an increased heart rate is an increased heart rate. Why quibble about methodology?”
Linda Grimes, In a Fix

“Ah-ha! On the stove was a cast-iron skillet. Perfect. Precisely how hard did you have to hit someone on the head to knock him out without killing him? I wasn't sure. Guess I'd just have to bash away and hope for the best.”
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Which September New Release would you like to read in November?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In September 2012" list.

Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles, #1) by Gena Showalter
Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
(White Rabbit Chronicles, #1)
 
  7 votes, 26.9%

In a Fix (In a Fix, #1) by Linda Grimes
In a Fix by Linda Grimes
(In a Fix, #1)
 
  7 votes, 26.9%

How to Drive a Dragon Crazy (The Dragon Kin, #6) by G.A. Aiken
How to Drive a Dragon Crazy by G.A. Aiken
(The Dragon Kin, #6)
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

 
  3 votes, 11.5%

The Kingmakers (Vampire Empire, #3) by Clay Griffith
The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith
(Vampire Empire, #3)
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

Archangel's Storm (Guild Hunter, #5) by Nalini Singh
Archangel's Storm by Nalini Singh
(Guild Hunter, #5)
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

Rapture (The Fallen Angels, #4) by J.R. Ward
Rapture by J.R. Ward
(The Fallen Angels, #4)
 
  1 vote, 3.8%

Outpost (Razorland, #2) by Ann Aguirre
Outpost by Ann Aguirre
(Razorland, #2)
 
  1 vote, 3.8%

Pretty When She Kills (Pretty When She Dies #2) by Rhiannon Frater
Pretty When She Kills by Rhiannon Frater
(Pretty When She Dies #2)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Ashes of Honor (October Daye, #6) by Seanan McGuire
Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire
(October Daye, #6)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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