Fatal Game: A Jess Kimball Thriller

The Jess Kimball Thrillers Series

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The famous surgeon is accused of murder. But is his wife still alive?


Investigative Reporter Jess Kimball’s impossible mission explodes in this new thriller from award winning New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Diane Capri.


His wife was kidnapped.


Her driver was murdered. 


The police files are thick. 


Video footage and telephone calls prove an air-tight case. Statements and witnesses confirm the surgeon's guilt.


Every piece of evidence proves the obvious, but the doctor claims it’s not true. 


Out of options, he begs Jess Kimball to nail the ruthless serial killer whose crimes are the ultimate game.


But Jess doesn't play where justice is at stake. She's been on the other side of crime.


For Jess Kimball, justice is never a game.


“Full of thrills and tension – but smart and human too.” — Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers


“Expertise shines on every page.” -- Margaret Maron, Edgar, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity Award Winning MWA Past President


"Relentlessly determined to bring justice to an unjust world, Jess Kimball is like a female Jack Reacher, only nicer!" -- Martha Powers, award winning author of Conspiracy of Silence and Death Angel


Readers Love Jess Kimball and Clamor for More!


“Smart, fast-paced, personal and, dare I say, thrilling. It's the kind of "this could happen to me" thrill that really chills me to the bone if I think about it too much. I could not put this book down until I found out if everything was going to turn out okay. Does it? Well you'll have to read it and see!”


“Highly recommend-- kept me on the edge of my seat and I had a hard time putting it down-- Great characters and storyline-- can only hope Diane Capri will make a series out of Jess and Helen-- I do want more!”


“This thought-provoking novel is populated with strong women and likeable men. Ms. Capri fully develops these characters while maintaining a tension-filled pace that will keep you turning pages well into the wee hours of the morning.”


Start reading Jess Kimball thrillers today and you'll be glued to the page.

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New York Times Bestselling Author DIANE CAPRI Presents Licensed to Thrill!


Try Before You Buy!


So many books, so little time, right? Which ones will you love?


Open this collection of hefty samples and enjoy great characters, mystery, suspense, thrills, a few laughs, and loads of atmosphere that will have you Thrilled to read more!


"Full of thrills and tension - but smart and human too."

Lee Child, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers


Dear Friends,


It might be better if I didn't confess this right up front. But I thought you should know....


WARNING: Licensed to Thrill is a nefarious plot.


How so? We want to entice you to read more of my books the way chocolatiers ply me with irresistible morsels and wineries waft swoon-worthy samples under my nose. Like the famous potato chips, we hope you won't be able to stop after reading this collection of special gems not gathered anywhere else.


Fiendishly clever, isn't it? Exactly.


We need to give you enough to whet your appetite and draw you in, but not so much that you'll no longer be hungry for more. A fine line. Tricky. Challenging. Fun!


Here's what we selected for your reading pleasure in Licensed to Thrill: A Diane Capri Sampler


Fatal Enemy, featuring the new heroine I really love--Jess Kimball. A fiery woman, driven by her own past to fight for crime victims the justice system failed. Jess reminds me of Jack Reacher, only female, smaller, and nicer. Jess is alone in the world wherever she goes. But unlike Reacher, Jess's mission is one only she believes in and only she can complete. In Jess's shoes, could you do what she's done? I wonder....


Jess Kimball's story continues in the sample of Fatal Distraction, which opened as the Amazon #3 Bestselling Legal Thriller, behind John Grisham. What a thrill that was for me. (Why? Hang on -- I'm getting to that.)


Behind the Book scoop on my friendship with #1 worldwide publishing phenomenon Lee Child who calls my work, "Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too." Lee gave the Hunt for Reacher series an enthusiastic two thumbs up: "Kim Otto is a great, great character. I love her!"


Don't Know Jack garnered #1 Amazon Bestseller spots on the Mystery, Hard-boiled Mystery, Police Procedural, Women Sleuths, and Legal Thriller lists both in the U.S. and U.K. The sample here should whet your appetite to find out what happens when two F.B.I. agents are tasked with the mysterious and confounding task of hunting Jack Reacher.


What does law have to do with justice? We lawyers are an odd bunch and the law is a very strange mixture of the best and the worst of times for heroes and villains alike in my Justice Series of witty legal suspense mysteries. All six of these are set in Florida, so if it's a bit cold where you are right now, take a little trip with me to the Sunshine State where things are a whole lot warmer. Readers and reviewers alike love this series, but when the mystery reviewers at Romantic Times awarded Wasted Justice their coveted "Top Pick" -- well, all I can say is what a rush!


Licensed to Thrill also includes an excerpt from Lee Child's Reacher Report sharing his views on Don't Know Jack; a humorous piece titled "Diane Capri Reveals Lee Child (not Jack Reacher?)"; and finally--remember what I said earlier about John Grisham?


What? I'm out of space? Yikes! Well, you'll just have to see for yourself!

Grab your copy now and start reading today!


Enjoy!

Diane Capri 


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HUNT FOR JACK REACHER THRILLER SERIES: Books 1-3 Boxed Set 


“Intricate and Ingenious. Make some coffee. You’ll read all night.” -- Lee Child

Licensed to Thrill 1 contains the first 3 Hunt for Jack Reacher thrillers from USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Author Diane Capri

More than 500 5-Star Reviews!

THIS BOXED SET CONTAINS
 3 #1 Bestselling Titles and Bonuses:

Full Novel: Don't Know Jack (approximately 80,000 words)
Full Novella: Jack in a Box (approximately 9,000 words)
Full Novella: Jack and Kill (approximately 11,000 words)
Bonuses: Reacher Report from Lee Child AND Two Diane Capri Essays about the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series

Don't Know Jack
 - It's been a while since we first met Lee Child's Jack Reacher in Killing Floor. Fifteen years later, Reacher still lives off the grid, until trouble finds him, and then he does whatever it takes, much to the delight of readers and the dismay of villains. Now someone big is looking for him. Who? And why? Hunting Jack Reacher is a dangerous business, as FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar are about to find out. By-the-book hunters who know when it's necessary to break the rules, but they Don't Know Jack. Is he friend or enemy? Only the secrets hidden in Margrave, Georgia will tell them.

Jack in a Box
 - After Margrave, Otto and Gaspar tried to take a weekend break, but Jack Reacher had out of the box plans. Where do Otto and Gaspar turn next?

Jack and Kill
 - FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar get a lead on Jack Reacher. New Hope, Virginia, welcomed him yesterday. What trouble finds him there and who will end up dead?

US and UK Author Diane Capri:
New York Times Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller
#1 Thriller
#1 Mystery
#1 Hard-boiled Mystery
#1 Police Procedural
#1 Vigilante Justice
#1 Conspiracy Thriller
#1 Women Sleuth's Mystery
#1 Legal Thriller 
#1 Anthology
and more!

Open this boxed set of The Hunt for Jack Reacher Series and you'll agree with fans of John Grisham, Lee Child, and more:

"Diane writes like the maestro of the jigsaw puzzle. Sit back in your favorite easy chair, pour a glass of crisp white wine, and enter her devilishly clever world."
David Hagberg, New York Times Bestselling Author of Kirk McGarvey Thrillers

"Expertise shines on every page."
Margaret Maron, Edgar, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity Award Winning MWA Past President and MWA Grand Master 2013

Readers Love the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series and Diane Capri:

"I 'stumbled' on this title and was attracted to it as I am a Jack Reacher fan. Loved the story and the author's writing style. Couldn't wait for more so I purchased [Raw Justice] and want more Jennifer Lane - please?! Fatal Distraction is also on my Kindle to read list!"

"I have been a Reacher fan for years and was excited when I heard of Diane Capri's take on 'Finding Reacher'. 'Don't Know Jack' is a good companion to Child's Reacher books and recaptures the flavor of the Reacher mystique. I am waiting anxiously for the next book in the series and the next and the next, and so on."

"All Child fans should give it a try!"

Lee Child gives this series and Diane Capri two thumbs up!

“Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too. Kim Otto is a great, great character. I love her.”
Lee Child, #1 Worldwide Bestselling author of Jack Reacher novels.

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Publisher
AugustBooks
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Published on
May 20, 2017
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Pages
268
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ISBN
9781940768649
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Legal
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