Sandra Nikolai

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Sandra Nikolai is the author of the Megan Scott/Michael Elliott Mystery series, a blend of mystery, thriller, and psychological suspense. Her two sleuths, a sharp-eyed ghostwriter and a daring investigative reporter, face life-threatening situations as they hunt down ruthless murderers and struggle to stay alive in the process.

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Sandra Nikolai Most of the time, I'll walk away from my writing and do something else, like read another author's book or go for a short walk or tackle a household…moreMost of the time, I'll walk away from my writing and do something else, like read another author's book or go for a short walk or tackle a household chore. Yes, washing the dishes works too! Doing something else usually helps to clear my mind and find a solution to writer's block.(less)
Sandra Nikolai For me, it's the opportunity to create and share my stories with others. It's my love of words and using them as best I can to communicate the…moreFor me, it's the opportunity to create and share my stories with others. It's my love of words and using them as best I can to communicate the characters, setting, and other elements I envision in my story. It's the sense of accomplishment at having produced an art form that entertains readers. I could go on and on, but you get the idea. I love what I do!(less)
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Hot Summer Crime

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Megan Scott, the main character in False Impressions, feels the heat in more ways than one when she becomes the prime suspect in her husband’s murder. As Detective Moreau mounts surprising evidence against her and her partner, crime reporter Michael Elliott, she dreads the outcome of a police investigation that has already turned her world upside down.

In the story, the hot and humid summer in M...

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Fatal Whispers by Sandra Nikolai
Yes, it can be read as a stand-alone. Since bits of the characters' history are filtered in, each book in the Megan Scott/Michael Elliott Mystery series can be read as a stand-alone.
Timely Escape by Sandra Nikolai
"Great stand-alone short story with plenty of action and tension; and a terrific tie-in to Sandra's next novel. "
Icy Silence by Sandra Nikolai
"Icy Silence is the first Sandra Nikolai book I've read. I must admit, I hadn't heard of her before she contacted the Crimebookjunkie book blog who I guest review for but I'm glad she did as I've discovered a new author!

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