Melinda Leigh
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Melinda Leigh

#1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh has sold over 6.5 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 an International Thriller Award finalist. Since then, she has garnered numerous writing accolades, including two RITA® Award nominations and an induction 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

    • 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 4,784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,104

    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

    • Secrets Never Die

    • Morgan Dane Series, Book 5
    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 688
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 686

    When a retired sheriff’s deputy is shot to death in his home, his troubled teenage stepson, Evan, becomes the prime suspect. Even more incriminating, the boy disappeared from the scene of the crime. Desperate to find her son, Evan’s mother begs PI Lance Kruger for help....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best yet!!

    • By Barb (Paging Through The Days) on 03-22-19

    Regular price: $14.99

    • 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 2,336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,974

    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 2,027
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,741
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,724

    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

    • 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 1,491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282

    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

    • 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 2,063
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,793
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,791

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unoriginal

    • By happycrazymommy on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • She Can Run

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,620
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393

    Ten months ago, Elizabeth Baker uncovered a dangerous secret about her politician husband - a secret that nearly got her killed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Started Off Slow

    • By Katrina on 02-13-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Midnight Exposure

    • By: Melinda Leigh
    • Narrated by: Scott Schumaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,280
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,080
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,076

    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

    • 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 1,382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185

    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

    • 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 680
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 551

    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

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