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Joanne Clancy is an Irish mystery writer, from Cork, Ireland. She is an avid reader, a self-confessed Kindle addict, and a tea fiend!
Joanne Clancy's books combine murder, mystery, and suspense with a twist of psychological drama.
Her crime books have consistently hit the Amazon paid bestseller lists in Crime, Thrillers & Mystery.
Joanne Clancy is a Kindle All-Star and an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award quarter-finalist.

Joanne's bestselling crime novels include:
*Open Your Eyes
*I Should Have Told You
*Before I'm Gone
*The Gift
*The Detective's Wife
*If You Tell Anyone
*Killing Time
*Killer Friends
*A Daughter's Secret
*The Offering

RETURN TO ME is the latest release by Joanne Clancy. She is currently working on her twenty

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Joanne Clancy I am currently working on my twenty-third book, OPEN YOUR EYES, which is available to pre-order now at Amazon.

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Some secrets can…more
I am currently working on my twenty-third book, OPEN YOUR EYES, which is available to pre-order now at Amazon.

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Some secrets can destroy you...

Detective George Ellis is investigating the possible link between a suicide and the kidnapping of a woman in broad daylight. As his personal life falls apart, and his wife’s betrayal pushes him closer to the edge than he's ever been, a killer plays with his mind and the life of the kidnapped woman.
The woman is alone, vulnerable, and knows something about George that he’d rather keep secret.
However, a sinister individual, lurking in the shadows, knows what he’s trying to hide, and they’re watching and waiting.
George must open his eyes to what’s really going on, before someone close to him is the next victim of a dark and deadly mind...(less)
Joanne Clancy Inspiration can strike me anywhere. My phone is full of random thoughts and potential one line storylines that have hit me while I’m out and about…moreInspiration can strike me anywhere. My phone is full of random thoughts and potential one line storylines that have hit me while I’m out and about doing the grocery shopping, at the cinema, watching TV, on a bus. My “Secrets and Lies” trilogy was inspired by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. My “Unfaithful” trilogy was inspired by one of my favourite films, “The First Wives Club”. “Watched” was inspired by the new stalking laws that were enforced in the U.K. in 2012. You just never know when or where an idea will strike. I’ve always got my eyes and ears open. Sometimes a turn of phrase, a newspaper headline or a magazine article will inspire me. Apparently, Maeve Binchy found eavesdropping on conversations on the bus a wonderful source of inspiration!(less)
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The Offering
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The Gift: A Christmas Miracle
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returnKindleTo celebrate the release of my latest book, Return to Me (The Missing, Book 2), I am running a half-price sale ($0.99/ 99p) on Open Your Eyes (The Missing, Book 1) until next Friday, June 5th.

I know it’s a little early to be thinking about Christmas–208 more sleeps, to be exact–but my Christmas novella, The Gift, is free until next Tuesday.

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The Lie is a truly outstanding book! I loved every minute of it and didn't want it to end. I felt like I was right there in the middle of the drama with the friends. The characters were well drawn, the plot was twisty and unpredictable, and the pace ...more
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Kayleigh Hi Joanne, of course I would be happy to read and review your novel for you. - K :)

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Anita Hi Joanne, I would be happy to read your novel and leave you a review. Best wishes Anita.

Dillon  Clay  Asher Joanne, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Traceless.
Wishing you the very best!

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Michie Yang This might be too late...
but I would love to read 'Traceless' and write a review! If the offer is still open ^_^.

Isabelle Thanks for friending! I would love to read the ebook "Traceless" and write a review. Thank you for the offer!

Melissa Hi Joanne,

I'm 'so' Happy you found me :) It's been a long time and I'm so happy to reconnect with you. I hope you're doing wonderful!? My absence is a painfully long story which I'm trying to leave behind me, but thank you for invite. This reconnection is like coming full circle.

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Erick Thanks for the friending, please feel free to check out my bookshelves, quotes, friends and groups for things that might interest you or you read and forgot about.

Michele I would love an ebook copy of Secrets and Lies to read and review! Thanks for the offer!

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Megan Haynes as lovely as a free ebook sounds, I have no way to read it :c

thanks anyway :)

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James Piper Thanks for connecting.

Great smile on your profile pic.

All the best--James Piper

Dianna Hardy Thanks for the friends request :)

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Sarah Hi, thank you for the friend request! (=

Watermelon Daisy Thank you so much for friending me! ♥
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Natasha Thank you for connecting with me on goodreads, I look forward to sharing some good books and some not so good good books with you -♥-
Sincerely Natasha
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Veronica Hello...thanks for the friendship.

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