Deadly Impulse: A totally addictive page-turning crime thriller

· Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
111 reviews

About this ebook

She sees his face all the time—eyes open, eyes closed, it doesn’t matter. When no one’s around, she lets herself sink into her fear. He came for her once; he could come for her again.


When a sixty-eight-year-old woman is found dead outside the hospital in a wheelchair with an anti-abortion sign strapped to its back, Detective Madison Knight expects it to be an open-and-shut case. On the surface, there are no signs of foul play, but the deeper she digs, the suspicious death turns into a homicide. Just as the victim is identified as Faye Duncan, two more bodies turn up—Faye’s niece and a homeless man.


Madison doesn’t buy that a serial killer is on the loose, despite the conviction with which her ex-fiancé and fellow detective try to convince their superior. She sees the vagrant as sadly nothing more than collateral damage in a much bigger picture—but what motive for murder could span generations?


As Madison wades through all the secrets and lies, she uncovers some shocking and heartbreaking truths. She had trust issues before, but this investigation will remind her of the cost—sometimes fatal—of trusting the wrong person.


Deadly Impulse is a fast-paced crime novel with twists and turns you’ll never see coming. Perfect for fans of police procedurals. Uncover clues, follow leads, and catch a killer like thousands of readers have done before you. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni and Rachel Caine.

Readers love Deadly Impulse:


“A totally absorbing murder mystery.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Really enjoyed this book.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Good read with twist and turns.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Loved this book!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Fast read, great characters.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Maddeningly good read.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Be prepared for sleepless nights or nonproductive days.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The pace is fast, with enough plot twists to make the book hard to put down.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Would recommend it to my friends!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Fantastically written with amazing attention to detail.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Will keep you guessing about the perpetrators to the very end!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“I became a cheerleader for Madison and was right with her.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“A hands-down winner for Carolyn Arnold. I loved it!” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Lots of mystery and suspense all the way through.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Arnold does a fantastic job of writing mystery/thriller books that have you on the edge of your seat.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Ratings and reviews

111 reviews
melanie scott
May 26, 2019
What a TERRIFIC book! I so thoroughly enjoyed reading this one of the series. Well written and completely mind blowing plot. You have to read this book it will hook you and you will want to read all of Caroly Arnold's books. I know I will.
Theresa Rasche
November 14, 2019
Another great book by Carolyn Arnold! I love to read books in a series so I can keep up with my favorite characters. This mystery kept me guessing and I was still shocked at the end! A great read for anyone who likes mysteries.
1 person found this review helpful
Sarah Cutter
June 26, 2017
This book had me totally hooked onto the Madison knight series, I enjoy law enforcement series for example the alex cross series, but the fact that this is a woman is amazing!
5 people found this review helpful

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Book Series by Carolyn Arnold:

Detective Madison Knight

Brandon Fisher FBI

Detective Amanda Steele

Matthew Connor Adventure

Sara and Sean Cozy Mystery

CAROLYN ARNOLD is an international bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has several continuing fiction series and has many published books. Her genre diversity offers her readers everything from cozy mysteries, police procedurals, and thrillers to action adventures. Her crime fiction series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining. This led to her adopting the trademark: POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.

Carolyn was born in a small town and enjoys spending time outdoors, but she also loves the lights of a big city. Grounded by her roots and lifted by her dreams, her overactive imagination insists that she tell her stories. Her intention is to touch the hearts of millions with her books, to entertain, inspire, and empower.

She currently lives near London, Ontario, Canada with her husband and two beagles.

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