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Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh is a fully recovered banker. A life-long lover of books, she started writing as a way to preserve her sanity while raising her kids. Over the next few years, she learned a few things about writing a book. The process was much more fun than analyzing financial statements, and she decided to turn her hobby into a career. Melinda’s debut novel, SHE CAN RUN, was nominated for Best First Novel by the International Thriller Writers. She is a RITA® Award Finalist and has earned three Daphne du Maurier Award nominations, two Silver Falchion Awards, and a Golden Leaf.

Melinda holds a 2nd degree belt in Kenpo Karate. She’s dabbled in Arnis stick fighting, studied Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and taught wome
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I'm currently writing the first book in a new series that is a spin-off of Scarlet Falls. Hopefully, Book One in the Morgan Dane series, SAY…more
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I'm currently writing the first book in a new series that is a spin-off of Scarlet Falls. Hopefully, Book One in the Morgan Dane series, SAY YOU'RE SORRY, will hopefully release in May 2017. Thanks so much for asking!(less)
Melinda Leigh I'm so glad you enjoyed MTK. I've already started Mac's story. 'Seconds to Live' is scheduled to release in June 2016.
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My latest bestseller, Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane Book 1) is on sale for $2.49. Read it now before book 2, Her Last Goodbye, releases later this month.

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Melinda Leigh Scott wrote: "Appreciate you connecting with me. It's always a pleasure to meet another writer."

Nice to "meet" you too, Scott.


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Scott Gano Appreciate you connecting with me. It's always a pleasure to meet another writer.


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

You, too!


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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Stacy Green Hi Melinda. Thanks for the friendship:)


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