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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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She Can Run (She Can... #1)
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 2,028 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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She Can Tell (She Can... #2)
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,212 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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Midnight Exposure
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She Can Hide (She Can... #4)
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 906 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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She Can Scream (She Can... #3)
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 827 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Midnight Sacrifice
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Midnight Betrayal
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He Can Fall (She Can... #4.5)
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Hour of Need (Scarlet Falls, #1) by Melinda Leigh The first book in my brand-new Scarlet Falls series is out!

“This dazzling first installment of Leigh’s breathtaking new Scarlet Falls series will have readers hooked in an instant. Leigh faithfully delivers animated characters, chills, thrills, and a plot that quickens the pulse all in one shot. Suspense fans will find their senses awakened with this military story set in an unforgettable sm... Read more of this blog post »
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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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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.

Penelope Marzec Nice to see you here. :^)

Melinda Leigh Hi Stacy. Nice to cyber meet you.

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