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Michael Lindley

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Michael Lindley is a #1 Amazon author for "Mystery Thriller & Romantic Suspense" with his debut novel THE EMMALEE AFFAIRS, (previously published as THE SEASONS OF THE EMMALEE).

The first in the "Hanna Walsh and Alex Frank Low Country Suspense Thriller" series, LIES WE NEVER SEE, reached #1 on Amazon for both Historical and Psychological Thrillers.

His subsequent novels follow this genre in the continuing "Troubled Waters" Suspense Thrillers series. His stories feature love and relationships challenged by the troubled waters of betrayal, tragic loss, murder and the many dark and unforeseen forces that can lie just below the surface of our fragile lives.

All of Michael's books are set in idyllic locales and often compelling historical contexts
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Michael Lindley Fortunately, the dreaded "writer's block" has yet to be an issue. Before I start writing, I usually have the next scene in mind and the story plays ou…moreFortunately, the dreaded "writer's block" has yet to be an issue. Before I start writing, I usually have the next scene in mind and the story plays out from there. Since I rewrite extensively throughout the development of the manuscript, I don't dwell on whether a particular scene or chapter is perfect, or will even stay in the book. I just keep writing!(less)
Michael Lindley Writing in the genre of Historical Fiction gives me the opportunity to go back in time and attempt to recreate a compelling time and place. I often wi…moreWriting in the genre of Historical Fiction gives me the opportunity to go back in time and attempt to recreate a compelling time and place. I often wish there was really a time machine to take us back, but writing is the next best thing!(less)
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THE SISTER TAKEN climbs to #4 in the Amazon Crime Mystery Series charts with reviews averaging 4.8 stars.

A quick thank you to all who supported the launch of my latest Crime Suspense Thriller, THE SISTER TAKEN. After the first week of the launch, THE SISTER TAKEN has risen to the first page on Amazon’s Crime Mystery Series bestseller list as well as the Mystery Thriller Suspense/Organized Crime list.  There are now 42 […]


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I see the word "gripping" in many book descriptions, but Rachel Caine is not over-promising with the first in her "Stillhouse Lake" suspense thriller series. This book will grab you by the throat and not let you go until the final page.

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Michael Lindley Excited about the launch of "A FOLLOWING SEA" today, the sequel to the first in the "Hanna Walsh and Alex Frank Low Country Thriller" series, LIES WE NEVER SEE.

Special launch week pricing on all my books at my Amazon author page. ML


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