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Michael Lindley is a #1 Amazon author for Historical Fiction Mystery Thriller & Suspense with his debut novel THE SEASONS OF THE EMMALEE. His subsequent three novels follow this genre with his most recent, LIES WE NEVER SEE, a tale of two women, generations apart facing the devasting loss of their husbands and financial ruin in Civil War-era and present-day Charleston and Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. The sequel in the Hanna Walsh and Alex Frank Low Country Thriller series, A FOLLOWING SEA, launches January 2019.

The settings for his novels include a remote resort town in Northern Michigan in the 1940’s and 50’s, Atlanta and Grayton Beach Florida in the turbulent 1920’s, and most recently, 1860's and present-day Charleston and Pawleys
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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…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)
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Day four of the release of my latest novel, A FOLLOWING SEA,  and early reviews and ratings on Amazon and GoodReads are very encouraging… 4.6 stars on both platforms. This early feedback has helped the book already climb into the Top 50 for Mystery Thriller & Suspense on Amazon… actually up to #45 last night […]


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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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