Title: Love, Lies & Crime Anthology
Author: J.L. Beck, Kimberly Blalock, Danielle Jamie, Loren Kendall, Imy Santiago, Courtney Shockey, Melissa Toppen and Silla Webb
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Thriller/Mystery
Release Date: July 31, 2016
Cover Designer: Designing Women
Cover Designer: Designing Women
What if you were given free reign to break the law…to commit a crime? Would you be brave enough to do it?
Eight writers will plot and weave stories of love, lies, and crime. You will want to buckle up and prepare for the ride. These deliciously twisted minds will serve you stories not apt for the faint of heart. You will sit on the edge of your seat gasping, sighing, laughing and crying page after page…
Will darkness defeat the light, or will gun powder, switchblades and bloodshed reign?
Read eight bone-chillingly gruesome, and provocative stories penned by eight brilliant masterminds of crime.
They’re waiting. Are you ready?
ALL PROCEEDS DONATED TO
Mantis by Courtney Shockey
Bittersweet Seduction by Danielle Jamie
Exacting Vengeance by Imy Santiago
Under Lock and Key by J.L. Beck
Out of Time by Kimberly Blalock
Hush Little Baby by Loren Kendall
His to Take by Melissa Toppen
Shattering Justice by Silla Webb
Melissa Toppen is a Reader’s Choice Award Winning and Bestselling Romance Author of New Adult, Contemporary, Erotic and Romantic Suspense. She is a lover of books and enjoys nothing more than losing herself in a good novel. She has a soft spot for Romance and focuses her writing in that direction; writing what she loves to read.
Melissa was born and raised in a small town in Ohio and now resides in Cincinnati with her husband and two children, where she writes full time.
In addition to spending time with family and friends, Melissa loves going to concerts and is obsessed with the T.V. shows Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Once Upon a Time and Outlander.
Hey there! I’m Courtney Shockey. I’m a writer with a twisted mind and an avid coffee drinker. I’m married with two children and janitor for three (and counting) fur babies. I’m a Walking Dead fan, but hate zombie movies. They’re terrifying. Living on the outskirts of Houston, I work in the industrial field 40+ hours a week. Writing is done on my free time and keeps me sane! (If you read my stories, you’ll know that’s how I get my crazy out…)
Silla Webb is a Kentucky native, raised in the heart of the Eastern Kentucky coal fields. A coal truck driver’s daughter, and a railroader’s wife, the coal fields own a special place in her heart. A small town girl with something to prove— she puts one foot in front of the other, leaving a trail of coal dust in her wake, wherever she may go. A glutton for suspense, Silla has always had an intrigue for angst, mystery, and excitement. Writing allows her to escape the reality that surrounds her as she immerses herself within the fictional world she’s created.
Imy Santiago studied Criminal Justice and Psychology at Universidad Metropolitana, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011. As a Summa cum Laude graduate, she is the recipient of the University President medal for excellence in academic achievement. She lives on Long Island with her fiance and daughter.
Currently, she spends her days nose-deep in her iPad writing new stories she hopes to publish in the near future. chasing Reese.is her first novel. When she’s not writing, you will find her chasing after her family with a smile on her face, determined to make her dreams come.
Loren Kendall is the bipolar personality of not one, but two Indie Authors…or is it three? She (them, her, him, whoever) puts the LAUGHTER in manslaughter. With an unhealthy obsession for True Crime, Loren minces real life tragedy with the depravity of her fictional sanctity.
J.L. Beck is the bestselling author of many series including: The Kingpin Love Affair Series, Bittersweet Series, Worth It Series, Project Series, and Ties Series. She’s best known for weaving a tale, that ends with your mouth hanging open, and your hands gripping the edge of your seat.
She’s a no holds bar author who enjoys spending time with her high school sweet heart of eight years, three-year-old hellion, and soon to be newborn son Kolden, as well as Hatchi & Halo her two fur babies. She calls Wisconsin home, but loves to travel. In her free time, you can catch her watching bad reality tv, cooking, reading books, or spending time outdoors.
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Kimberly has been writing since she was a young girl growing up in Kansas City, MO. Reading and writing has always been a big part of her life. She enjoys the world she can get lost in while reading a good book.
A wife and mother to four beautiful children, she decided she wasn’t busy enough. She spent some time chasing down fugitives as a bounty hunter then laid down her handcuffs and finished her college degree in nursing.
Kimberly loves discovering new music and action movies. Writing is her passion.
New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author who took a chance and wrote her first book in 2013. It was the beginning to a whirlwind journey into the world of a published author with now 22 books available on ebook retailers sites!
Danielle Jamie is a contemporary romance author who loves getting lost in a good book or writing a memorable love story. Her most popular works are her Bestselling Savannah Series, her heart wrenching standalone Tempt my Heart and her steamy taboo Stepbrother Series!
She lives in Upstate NY with her husband, two daughters and son. She loves traveling and seeing the world all the while meeting her fans along the way at Author Events.