Linda Wells

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A former flight attendant for a major airline, Linda Wells grew up in the the southern United States and attended the University of South Florida. Dead Love, her debut novel, fits into her favorite genre of mystery-thrillers.

Her new novel, Dead Promise, picks up shortly after the events of Dead Love, continuing the adventures of Colonel Maxwell Graham and FBI agents Georgiana Reed and Mark Strickland.

Wells, who lives in the Midwest, is currently working on her third novel.

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Linda Wells The perfect "alpha male" and "bad boy" Rhett Butler and "bad girl" Scarlett O'Hara are my favorite fictional couple, from Gone with the Wind, written…moreThe perfect "alpha male" and "bad boy" Rhett Butler and "bad girl" Scarlett O'Hara are my favorite fictional couple, from Gone with the Wind, written by Margaret Mitchell. My second favorite fictional couple is Colonel Maxwell Graham and Dr. Suzy Chen!! (less)
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Dead Love (Dead, #1)

3.45 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Dead Promise (Dead, #2)

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DEAD LOVE by Linda Wells

"A tightly plotted, satisfying mystery-thriller." -Kirkus Reviews

DEAD PROMISE by Linda Wells

"A conventional thriller elevated by the author’s masterly juggling of characters and subplots." -Kirkus Reviews
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"Quite a rollercoaster ride and well-crafted for a first novel. The Conti's six-month-old daughter is kidnapped from her crib. The whole event starts while at the couple's next door for the evening and now that the police are investigating, the lea..." Read more of this review »
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Linda Wells Apuca wrote: "Thank you very much for the "Friendship"!"

Thank you, Apuca : )


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Apuca Thank you very much for the "Friendship"!


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Happy New Year, Kenneth!


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Kenneth Happy New Year


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Linda Wells Happy New Year, Sana!! xoxo


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Happy new year Ms. Linda! I hope it's full of love happiness and great books.


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Linda Wells Donna wrote: "Thank you, Linda, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. Happy to meet you here."

Thanks for your friendship! : )


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Donna Thank you, Linda, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. Happy to meet you here.


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John Williams Dear Linda, I just saw this, Thank you so much, I appreciate the help. I have since revised the book and captured your editorial comments. Thank you so much for doing that. Believe it or not my editor missed those. = John Williams, Author "Wormhole Moon."


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Linda Wells Ivonne wrote: "Thank you for the Friend request. Any fan of Louise Penny, Anthony Horowitz, Alexander McCall Smith and M.C. Beaton is a friend of mine! And who wouldn't adore The One and Only Ivan..."

Thanks, Ivonne : ) I'm glad we're friends!


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Ivonne Rovira Thank you for the Friend request. Any fan of Louise Penny, Anthony Horowitz, Alexander McCall Smith and M.C. Beaton is a friend of mine! And who wouldn't adore The One and Only Ivan? What an amazing book!

Cheers, Ivonne


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Linda Wells Maddie wrote: ""

Happy Sunday to you, Maddie : ) xoxo


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Linda Wells Nazanin wrote: "Hi, Linda! Thank you for the friend-vite! See you around GR! <33"

Thanks, Nazanin : )


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Linda Wells Sandra wrote: "Hi Linda,
Thanks for the friend-invite! :)"


Thanks for your friendship, Sandra : )


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Sandra Hi Linda,
Thanks for the friend-invite! :)


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Nazanin Hi, Linda! Thank you for the friend-vite! See you around GR! <33


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Linda Wells Majenta wrote: "Hello, Linda! Thank you for contacting me! Congratulations on your book! Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings. Have a great day and week.

Best wishes from Majenta"



Thank you, Magenta! I hope you have a happy, blessed week, also! : )


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Linda Wells Majenta wrote: "Hello, Linda! Thank you for contacting me! Congratulations on your book! Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings. Have a great day and week.

Best wishes from Majenta"

Thank you, Majenta! Have a happy week, also! : )


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Linda Wells Maddie wrote: "It is Easter weekend – so let the hunt begin →

Do not do too much running – more relaxing and reading :D

Happy Weekend my friend - sending you hugs Mwah – ** ♥
Thank you, Maddie! I hope you had a wonderful Easter! xoxo
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Majenta Hello, Linda! Thank you for contacting me! Congratulations on your book! Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings. Have a great day and week.

Best wishes from Majenta


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Linda Wells Sean wrote: "Thanks for asking me to be a friend, and I hope you will join my group, we love thrillers and authors.

" A Good Thriller"

regards

Sean"


Thanks for inviting me to join your group! And thanks for your friendship : )

Linda


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Sean Peters Thanks for asking me to be a friend, and I hope you will join my group, we love thrillers and authors.

" A Good Thriller"

regards

Sean


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Linda Wells Maddie wrote: "

And thanks for being a good friend already :D"


Thanks for being mine : ) xoxo


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Linda Wells Jacob wrote: "Hi Linda, thx for the friend request, welcome onboard :-)"

Thanks for your friendship : )


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Jacob Overmark Hi Linda, thx for the friend request, welcome onboard :-)


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