Brandilyn Collins
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Brandilyn Collins

"Collins is a fine writer who knows how to both horrify readers and keep them turning pages." -- Publishers Weekly

"Collins keeps coming with fascinating, unique plots." --RT BookReviews

"Brandilyn Collins, the queen of Seatbelt Suspense®, certainly lives up to her well-deserved reputation." -- CBA Retailers

"[Collins is] a master of her craft ... intensity, tension, high-caliber suspense, and engaging mystery." -- The Christian Manifesto

"Collins keeps the reader gasping and guessing ... artistic prose paints vivid pictures ... High marks for original plotting and superb pacing." -- RT BookClub
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Brandilyn Collins is an award-winning and best-selling novelist known for her trademarked Seatbelt Suspense®--fast-paced, character-driven suspense with myriad twists and an interwoven thread of faith. She also writes insightful contemporary novels with rich characters. She is often blamed for keeping her readers up at night, as they "just have to see what happens next."




In nonfiction, Brandilyn is known for her distinctive book on fiction-writing techniques, Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors (John Wiley & Sons). Writers Digest Magazine named Getting Into Character one of the top books on writing of 2002.

You can read excerpts from all Brandilyn's books at her Web site: www.brandilyncollins.com. That's also a good place to subscribe to her free newsletter, Sneak Pique, so you can be among the first to know about her latest releases.

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Best Sellers

    • Violet Dawn

    • Kanner Lake Series, Book 1
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    A young woman with a mysterious past and a deep need to belong. An assassin with unusual methods and great professional pride....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very Depressing

    • By Beverly on 02-01-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Exposure

    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Someone is watching Kaycee Raye. But who will believe her? In Kaycee's newspaper column she's known for writing of her paranoia and fears. Is the new danger real - or is she going crazy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Alaina on 12-30-10

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Stain of Guilt

    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    As I drew, the house felt eerie in its silence. . . . A strange sense stole over me, as though Bland and I were two actors on stage, our movements spotlighted, black emptiness between us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By TravelGirl on 12-29-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Pitchin' a Fit

    • Dearing Family Series, Book 2
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Peggy Sowersby
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The wedding for Ben Dearing and Christina Day is planned to be picture perfect, and the boisterous Dearing family has gathered for the big event. What could possibly go wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story of forgiveness

    • By Shai on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sidetracked

    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Angel Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    If you had to choose between protecting all you hold dear in your own life or saving an innocent person from going to prison - what would you do....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VERY enjoyable!

    • By GrandmaG on 09-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • That Dog Won't Hunt

    • Dearing Family Series, Book 1
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Melissa Moran
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Meet the Dearings, a crazy, loving, boisterous family in small-town Mississippi....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this light hearted book

    • By Michael on 09-25-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Double Blind

    • A Novel
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Gallagher
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Desperate people make desperate choices. Twenty-nine year-old Lisa Newberry can barely make it through the day....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting premise.......

    • By Janie O'brien on 01-05-13

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Brink of Death

    • Hidden Faces, Book 1
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Terror rocks Grove Landing when a woman is murdered in her home....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Potential for a great series,but lacking by itself

    • By Byron on 04-25-13

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Final Touch

    • By: Brandilyn Collins, Amberly Collins
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    The day Shaley O’Conner has dreamed of all her life is shattered by a nightmare....

    Regular price: $15.96

    • Web of Lies

    • Hidden Faces Series, Book 4
    • By: Brandilyn Collins
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In the fourth and final book of the Hidden Faces series, Annie Kingston and a new ally are drawn into a terrifying battle against time, greed, and a deadly opponent....

    Regular price: $28.51

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