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.
Chinese-born Australian lawyer, Sally-Ann Li spent her childhood defending herself from false accusations based largely upon her race. Now an adult with a successful career in the highly reputable Sydney Legal law firm, she’s relieved to have put the trauma of her youth behind her.
Detective Constable James Shepherd loves his job and he’s good at it. He prides himself on playing fair, but he also likes to win. He has an enviable success record among the members of the City of Sydney homicide team and he wants to keep it that way. When a man is discovered brutally murdered in a dark city alley, James relishes the challenge of finding the person responsible and taking another bad guy off the streets.
Sally-Ann is shocked and aghast to discover her ex-brother-in-law has been murdered. She’s even more shocked when she realizes she is one of the prime suspects. When the good-looking detective questions her about the murder, she’s at once thrown back to the nightmare of her childhood. Underneath her veneer of confidence still lies the scared little girl who was repeatedly forced to bear the brunt of unjust accusations and the detective’s visit brings all of her insecurities to the fore.
Despite this, she finds herself inexplicably drawn to the handsome detective and can’t help but wish they’d met in different circumstances, but the truth is, he’s determined to put her away for murder and she’s just as determined to prove her innocence…
Jessica Wolfe’s career as a lawyer at the prestigious Sydney Legal was going from strength to strength until her brother, Alistair Wolfe, decided to get involved in illegal human tissue trafficking. Alistair’s subsequent arrest and conviction brought with it a mountain of negative publicity and has damaged Jessica’s prospects of a partnership at the law firm. Despite her brother’s criminality, Jessica is determined to prove her worth by working harder than any other lawyer.
Then she receives a phone call from an old high school flame that will change her life forever…
Mackenzie Callaway is a successful property developer. A former high school football jock, he’s defied everyone’s expectations by scraping his way through college and graduating with a business degree. Sheer hard work, a whole lot of charm and a fair amount of luck has enabled him to accumulate wealth like he’d never dreamed possible. Then his ex-girlfriend’s body is found in a suitcase hidden inside the air conditioning vent in one of his buildings and all hell break’s loose.
The police think they have enough circumstantial evidence to charge Mackenzie with her murder and his perfect life begins to spiral out of control. His only hope is the girl he’s known since high school who just happens to be a damned fine criminal defense lawyer.
Can Jessica and Mackenzie ignore the spark of attraction between them in order to save Mackenzie from being convicted of a crime he didn’t commit…?
If you love Sandra Brown, Liliana Hart, Karen Rose and J.D. Robb, you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Chris Taylor’s Sydney Legal Series. Start reading today!
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!