USA Today bestselling author Chris Taylor’s gripping new suspense thriller doesn’t disappoint…
A child is missing and time is running out...
Detective Senior Sergeant Lane Black of the Chatswood State Crime Command is leading the kidnapping case. But Lane is stumped. The Attorney General’s youngest daughter was present at the time of the disappearance. With the girls resembling each other, Lane is convinced it’s a crime of mistaken identity. Someone wants control of the Attorney General, and is doing so by terrorizing an innocent child. Lane is determined to uncover the facts and apprehend the person responsible.
When he interviews the Attorney General, Lane’s suspicions are ignited. The man is fidgety and nervous. Even his daughter, Zara, seems to be hiding something. Despite being drawn to the woman’s exotic beauty, Lane is determined to ignore the attraction and focus on discovering the truth. As Zara and Lane grow closer, he senses something is awry.
Can he find the missing girl in time, or will he pay more than just a ransom for uncovering the identity of the kidnapper?
If you love Sandra Brown, Tami Hoag, Karen Rose, Liliana Hart and J.D. Robb, you’ll love this series by USA Today bestselling author Chris Taylor. Start reading it now and get hooked on another thrilling series.
Chris Taylor grew up on a farm in north-west New South Wales, Australia. She always had a thirst for stories and recalls writing her first book at the ripe old age of eight. Always a lover of romance and happily-ever-afters, a career in criminal law sparked her interest in intrigue and suspense. For Chris to be able to combine romance with suspense in her books is a dream come true.
Chris is married to Linden and is the mother of five children. If not behind her computer, you can find her doing the school run, taxiing children to swimming lessons, football, ballet and cricket. In her spare time, Chris loves to read her favorite authors who include Richard North Patterson, Sandra Brown, Kathleen E Woodiwiss and Jude Devereaux.
Ten years after graduating from high school, child psychologist Josie Munro returns to her hometown determined to forget the man who broke her heart. When a twelve-year-old boy is charged with murder, she’s asked to determine whether the child is mentally capable of standing trial. The case provides her with the perfect distraction. Then she’s confronted by the lead detective on the case and her well-laid plans are shattered...
The hardest thing Detective Sergeant Chase Barrington ever did was abandon Josie Munro the night of their high school graduation without a word of explanation. Desperate to make amends, he struggles to help her understand.
Torn between her desire for Chase and the memory of the pain he caused her, Josie refuses to listen. But as she draws closer to the child who has experienced so much heartbreak, she feels herself softening toward the man she still loves.
Now it’s up to Chase to win over Josie’s heart once and for all. Can she find forgiveness for Chase while fighting for her client’s redemption?
Fans of Sandra Brown, Karen Rose, Liliana Hart, Barbara Freethy and J.D. Robb will love this series by USA Today bestselling author Chris Taylor. Start reading now and get hooked on another thrilling read.
A cold-blooded serial killer is carving up bodies... Who's next?
Still reeling from his wife's unexpected and violent death, Federal Agent Clayton Munro must ignore his pain and throw himself into his work as a profiler on a time sensitive case. With a serial killer on the loose in Sydney, he is forced to team up with the local police in an effort to stop the vicious murders.
Lead detective, Ellie Cooper doesn't let her tragic past stop her from anything. Determined to uncover the details behind the murders, she refuses to be distracted by the arrogant and handsome federal agent new to the case.
But as corpses keep piling up, Ellie and Clayton are under pressure to capture the criminal while keeping their anger—and attraction—at bay. With Ellie at the top of his hit list, this particular killer is more dangerous than either of them realize. Can the profiler save her before it's too late?
If you love Liliana Hart, Cristin Harber, and Karen Rose, you’ll love this pulse-pounding romantic suspense thriller from Chris Taylor. The Profiler will keep you glued to the page right until the very end. Read it now!
Be careful what you wish for...
Landing her dream job as a resident doctor at the reputable Sydney Harbour Hospital, Chanel Munro is ready to start saving lives. Chosen by a highly respected doctor to be a part of his elite team is the ultimate achievement. However, it isn’t long before the doctor reveals his true chauvinistic colors. Shocked, Chanel tries to steer clear of his tutelage and focus all of her energy on the job that she loves. Then patients start dying strange and unpredictable deaths and Chanel feels compelled to voice her suspicions.
Detective Sergeant Bryce Sutcliffe can’t deny his attraction for the beautiful and compassionate doctor, but he’s skeptical there’s more behind Chanel’s complaint against her superior than she’s revealed. It could be a case of professional jealousy, or something much more sinister. Determined to get to the bottom of it, Bryce delves deeper.
When yet another patient suffers an untimely and suspicious death, Bryce knows something is awry. Now, it’s up to him to protect the young doctor and expose the truth about an esteemed physician.
Will Bryce save Chanel so she can continue to save the lives of others?
Fans of Sandra Brown, Nora Roberts, Karen Rose, Liliana Hart and Tami Hoag will love USA Today bestselling author Chris Taylor’s Munro Family series. Start reading today and get hooked on another thrilling series.
At fourteen, Kate Collins ran away from home. Ten years later, her mother has disappeared without a trace. Faced with no other choice, she returns home. Kate’s convinced her stepfather’s responsible, but he’s a highly decorated police officer. Who will take her accusations seriously?
Banished to a small country town after reporting his city superiors for corruption, Detective Riley Munro is never going to accuse the town’s recently retired Police Commander of murder. But Kate’s fear and distress seem genuine and her mother does seem to have disappeared. With reluctance, he agrees to investigate.
After making rudimentary enquires, Riley’s told Kate’s mother is on a cruise. The information pans out. On the verge of closing the case, Riley is taken by surprise when he receives a subtle threat from his boss, the new Police Commander, to leave Kate’s stepfather alone.
Why would the new Commander feel the need to warn him off? With his instincts on alert, Riley digs deeper and discovers not only is Kate’s mother in a wheelchair, she also hates the water.
Is Kate telling the truth? Is her stepfather, the former Police Commander, guilty of murder? Or is Riley allowing the sad vulnerability in Kate’s beautiful eyes to cloud his judgement?
Trey Walker is living the high life. A successful advertising executive at the impressive Baker & Saddler advertising firm, he’s dangerously good looking, drives a vintage red Mustang and has his pick of women. Life couldn’t get any sweeter. Then Trey receives an urgent call from his identical twin brother and in an instant, his life changes…
Wade Walker’s life has never been easy. He might have been born with looks to die for, but so far things haven’t worked out. In and out of dead end jobs, Wade is resentful of his brother’s success. Even so, he’s always been able to rely on Trey and the night of Saturday, September fifth is no different. Only this time, things don’t quite go as planned. A woman has been raped and the police are asking a whole bunch of difficult questions. Trey is taken away in handcuffs…
Kiesha Munro has a reputation at the prestigious Sydney Legal law firm for being their best defense attorney, but her rise to the top has been far from easy. She’s an aboriginal woman working in a white male-dominated world and even in the twenty-first century, it’s taken a whole lot of hard work, courage and determination to get there. When Trey seeks her out to represent him against rape charges, she’s initially reluctant to take him on.
But then she hears Trey’s story and she’s convinced he’s been wrongly accused. She’s determined to do all she can to prove his innocence and at the same time, protect her heart. With killer looks and a body that would get any woman’s pulse racing, Trey Walker is dangerous, but not in the way the police think. Of that she has no doubt…
As a midwife at the Sydney Harbour Hospital, there’s nothing more exciting than being present at the birth of a baby. But being around newborns night and day only emphasizes the fact she doesn’t have a family of her own. At thirty, her biological clock is ticking and she can’t help but remember the baby she chose to abort all those years ago…
But then her father disappears in mysterious circumstances and babies are the last thing on her mind. Where has he gone and why has he left without telling her? She’s his only child. They keep in regular contact. He would have told her he was going away…
Concerned, Morgan arrives back in her hometown and immediately runs into sinfully good-looking, Detective Sergeant Colt Barrington. She hasn’t seen him since college and there’s a good reason for that… He’s the father of the baby she never had…
But her father has disappeared and Morgan wants to know why. Will she turn to her ex-lover in the hopes he can find her father, or will they both end up regretting the fact Morgan O’Brien is back in town…?
THE BETRAYAL – Book Four of the Munro Family Series
When much decorated Australian Federal Police officer Declan Munro is accused of illegally accessing confidential police files containing child pornography, his world is turned upside down. Fronting the investigation into his alleged criminal behaviour is Senior Internal Affairs Investigator Chloe Sabattini.
A veteran investigator, Chloe is taken aback to discover that not only is Declan likeable, but his protestations of innocence are believable. Furthermore, despite her best efforts, she finds herself drawn to him.
But the evidence can’t be ignored and Chloe vows to investigate the matter with all of the resources available to her.
The more she delves, the more she’s convinced of Declan’s innocence. Someone is framing him. But who? And why? And what does a high ranking Government Minister have to do with it?
An innocent man’s life hangs in the balance. Will she discover the truth before it’s too late? And will she be able to handle the fallout when she does?
THE DECEPTION – Book Five of the Munro Family Series
Ambitious newspaper journalist Savannah O’Neill will do anything for a story, even if it means pretending to be a prostitute in Sydney’s most exclusive brothel. She’s there on a tip-off that underage girls are being held illegally and kept compliant with illicit drugs. What’s more, unidentified bodies of young women have turned up in Sydney Harbour and at least one of them is linked to the brothel.
Detective Will Rutledge has vowed to destroy the man he holds responsible for his brother’s suicide. Vince Maranoa is the kingpin of Sydney’s illegal drug industry: He’s also the owner of the city’s most exclusive brothel. Working undercover with the New South Wales Drug Enforcement Agency, Will is determined to put Maranoa behind bars.
When Savannah and Will cross paths at the brothel, there’s an instant attraction, despite the fact she presumes he’s a cohort of the crime boss and Will assumes she’s a prostitute under Maranoa’s employ.
With both of them determined to pursue their personal agendas to infiltrate the covert life of Maranoa, they will both be left gasping when the brothel’s secrets are finally revealed...
THE NEGOTIATOR – Book Six of the Munro Family Series
When ten-year-old Andy Warwick witnesses the murder/suicide of his sister and father, his world is torn apart. Twenty years later, despite his tragic childhood, Andy’s a highly respected police negotiator based in North Sydney. He’s living a comfortable life, but still suffers from guilt-ridden nightmares from his past and yearns for a family to replace the one he lost.
Sixteen, pregnant and abandoned by those she loved, Cally Savage learned early to fend for herself, but raising a son on her own hasn’t come without a price. It’s a decade after Jack’s birth, but she’s struggling to make ends meet, despite taking on a second job as a cleaner at the North Sydney Police Station. On top of her financial woes, her house has recently been burgled and she’s terrified the perpetrator might return…
In desperation Cally turns to the hot looking detective at the station and seeks Andy’s permission to place a “roommate wanted” advertisement on the noticeboard in the squad room. Attracted to Cally’s innocent beauty and intrigued by the vulnerability in her eyes, Andy offers to move in with her. The more he gets to know her, the more he wants to be part of her life. But first, he has to break through the barriers she’s erected around her heart…
Just when things appear to be on track, the man who believed for more than ten years that his child had been aborted, discovers Cally’s deceit. Enraged, he vows not to give up until he’s found his son and punished the woman who lied to him…
Colby Shearer has a successful, demanding career as a lawyer and crown prosecutor. By chance, he meets Monica at his younger sister’s wedding. Immediately drawn to her stunning beauty, they engage in a torrid fling. But then the holiday is over and they return to their separate lives. While Colby is keen to remain in contact, Monica blows him off. He’s confused and upset, but there is nothing he can do about it.
Monica returns to her previous life, thrilled in the knowledge that she’s pregnant. Determined to keep it a secret from Colby, she’s shocked and horrified when she runs into him outside the court room. Relieved that she’s only two months along and not showing, she then discovers he’s prosecuting her brother for murder and will be in their lives for weeks to come.
What will happen when he discovers her treachery? Will he demand to be part of her baby’s life? To exert his rights as a father? It’s her worst nightmare come true and the thought makes her sick – almost as sick as the realization her brother might be a murderer….