Melinda Leigh
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Melinda Leigh

#1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh (www.melindaleigh.com) is a fully recovered banker. A life-long lover of books, she started writing as a way to preserve her sanity while raising her kids. Over the next few years, she learned a few things about writing a book. The process was much more fun than analyzing financial statements, and she decided to turn her hobby into a career. Melinda's debut novel, SHE CAN RUN, was nominated for Best First Novel by the International Thriller Writers. She is a RITA® Award Finalist and has earned four Daphne du Maurier Award nominations, Two Silver Falchion Awards, and Two Golden Leaf Awards.

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 in a messy house in the suburbs with her husband, two kids, a couple of shelter dogs and two rescue cats who clearly run the show. 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 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    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
    • another winner

    • By Kindle Customer on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $16.09

    • 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 3,562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,079
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,070

    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 1,615
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,377
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373

    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 1,388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184

    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 1,680
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,459

    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
    • More than an hour...

    • By Yvonne Cherry on 02-28-16

    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 1,087
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 945
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 935

    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
    • Scarlet Falls, Book 3

    • By Wayne on 06-26-18

    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 1,352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169

    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

    • Midnight Obsession

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433

    When a mysterious package lands on Louisa Hancock's doorstep, the Philadelphia museum curator can hardly anticipate the nightmare that's about to envelop her....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, ok narration..

    • By Trish R. on 01-20-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Midnight Exposure

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Scott Schumaker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,078
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 906
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 903

    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

    • Twisted Truth

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350

    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

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