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Melinda Leigh is a fully recovered banker. A life-long lover of books, she started writing when her youngest child entered first grade as a way to preserve her sanity. in 2007, she joined Romance Writers of America, learned a few things about writing a book, and decided the process was way more fun than analyzing financial statements. It was time to get serious about making her hobby a career. She began submitting her work in 2008. In 2009 she signed with an agent, who sold Melinda’s debut romantic suspense novel, SHE CAN RUN, in 2010 to Montlake Romance.

SHE CAN RUN released in November 2011 and became the #1 Bestseller in Kindle Romantic Suspense. SHE CAN RUN has been nominated for a 2012 Thriller Award for Best First Novel.

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Average rating: 3.84 · 4,291 ratings · 544 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
She Can Run (She Can... #1)
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 1,439 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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She Can Tell (She Can... #2)
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Midnight Exposure
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She Can Scream (She Can... #3)
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Midnight Sacrifice
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She Can Hide (She Can... #4)
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He Can Fall
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My first short story, HE CAN FALL, is for sale He Can Fall (A Short Story) by Melinda Leigh


When security expert Sean Wilson takes his wife, Amanda, along on a business trip to an isolated bed and breakfast, he’s hoping to combine work and pleasure. But when four armed men storm the inn and take the staff and his wife hostage, the romantic getaway is over. A former army Ranger, Sean will do anything to save his wife, and when... Read more of this blog post »
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" Didn't think I would love this book as much as I did. Beginning was slow even though it starts off with Abby Foster plunging into a lake and trying to escape her car. Officer Hale finds her and saves her....and then it begins. This book is filled... " Read more of this review »
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Whew! This was edge-of-your-seat action from start to finish! Danger, suspense and love combine for a fast-paced enjoyable read.

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“Death was final. There was no time for a final kiss or caress, to apologize for a harsh word or argument. The world imploded with no warning.”
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“The truth is only relevant if you can prove it.” And wasn’t that a sad fact of life.”
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Charley Jordan Hi Melinda, thank you for being my friend on Goodreads.

Melinda Leigh Jeannie and Louis wrote: "Melinda, So nice to have a new friend here on Goodreads."

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Jeannie and Louis Rigod Melinda, So nice to have a new friend here on Goodreads.

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Melinda Leigh Hi Stacy. Nice to cyber meet you.

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