Melinda Leigh
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Melinda Leigh

#1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh has sold over 5.5 million books. As a fully recovered banker and a life-long lover of books, she started writing as a way to preserve her sanity while raising her kids. Melinda's debut novel, SHE CAN RUN, was nominated for Best First Novel by the International Thriller Writers. She is a two-time RITA® Finalist, and has won three Golden Leaf Awards, two Silver Falchions, and was inducted into the NJ Romance Writers Hall of Fame.

Melinda holds a 2nd degree belt in Kenpo Karate. She's dabbled in Arnis stick fighting, studied Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and taught women's self-defense. She lives near the beach with her family and two spoiled rescue dogs. With such a pleasant life, she has no explanation for the sometimes dark and disturbing nature of her imagination. Find out more about Melinda by visiting www.melindaleigh.com.

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Best Sellers

    • What I've Done

    • Morgan Dane, Book 4
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 711
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 708

    Morgan Dane’s new client has blood on her hands - and no recollection of what happened - as the #1 Amazon Charts bestselling series continues....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What I’ve Done

    • By H. Martin on 10-16-18

    Regular price: $16.09

    • A Bone to Pick

    • Widow's Island Novella Series, Book 2
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Christine Williams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    In this gripping second novella in the Widow’s Island series, best-selling author Melinda Leigh delivers a chilling tale of murder in the Pacific Northwest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much better than Close to the Bone

    • By Wayne on 11-04-18

    Regular price: $9.99

    • Say You're Sorry

    • Morgan Dane, Book 1
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,836
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,303
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,294

    After the devastating loss of her husband in Iraq, Morgan Dane returns to Scarlet Falls, seeking the comfort of her hometown....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Trite, tired dialogue

    • By C. Owley on 06-17-17

    Regular price: $23.99

    • Her Last Goodbye

    • Morgan Dane, Book 2
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,804
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,544
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,538

    Morgan must track down a deranged criminal to protect her own family...but she won't need to leave home to find him. She's his next target....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good second book in Morgan Dane series

    • By shelley on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Bones Don't Lie

    • Morgan Dane, Book 3
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,558
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,324

    Shocking evidence hits close to home for attorney Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger as Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh's acclaimed series continues....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bad sheriff!

    • By Wayne on 03-14-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Hour of Need

    • Scarlet Falls, Book 1
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,545
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,544

    Emotionally scarred from war, the career soldier returns home on emergency leave to temporarily care for his orphaned nephew and niece....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • outstanding

    • By cajoje on 01-19-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Minutes to Kill

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239

    After corporate attorney Hannah Barrett tries - and fails - to stop a kidnapping in Vegas, she can't shake the haunting image of the terrified young girl she couldn't save....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent detective novel!

    • By Wayne on 01-06-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Seconds to Live

    • Scarlet Falls, Book 3
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,020
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,010

    Wildlife biologist Mac Barrett avoided his hometown of Scarlet Falls for years - too many bad memories. But when he receives the news that his father is dying, he rushes home only to discover he's too late....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book under $8

    • By Lia on 10-23-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Twisted Truth

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383

    When Detective Seth Harding responds to shots being fired, he faces a familiar sight: a double homicide. However, he is shocked to find a young boy chained in the basement....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • New novella from Melinda Leigh

    • By Wayne on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Midnight Exposure

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Scott Schumaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 951
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 948

    When two hikers disappear, their Maine hometown blames the blinding storms....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not typical of Melinda Leigh

    • By Wayne on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $13.99

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