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Sarah M. Chen

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Sarah M. Chen has worked a variety of odd jobs, ranging from script reader to private investigator assistant. Her crime fiction short stories have been accepted for publication online and in various anthologies, including All Due Respect, Dead Guns Press, Shotgun Honey, Out of the Gutter, and Betty Fedora. Her first book, CLEANING UP FINN, is out now with All Due Respect Books and is a 2017 Anthony finalist and IPPY award winner.

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This is my third Harding novel and I was expecting a psychological thriller like the previous two but this is more of a character study with some thriller elements. That doesn't mean I enjoyed it any less. Frances, meek and insecure, is befriended by ...more
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The first in a new series featuring Rachel Marin, a single mother who will do anything to protect her two children, packs a wallop of a punch. Gripping, compelling, and addictive. This book has everything: action, suspense, humor, and a multi-layered ...more
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