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What Patricia writes . . .

MYSTERY

Twisty-turny whodunnits tackle challenging murders with dry humor, touches of romance, and considerable amounts of dog fur.


Caught Dead in Wyoming

Secret Sleuth

The Innocence Trilogy

ROMANCE

Characters you can believe in, finding their ways to each other, and their happy beginnings.

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Scroll down for small town romances -- in Wyoming, the heart of the Midwest,

or far and wide.

AND MORE . . .

Lots more! Standalone romantic suspense, women's fiction,

historical romance,

nonfiction for writers.

Audiobooks.

Translations to German, Spanish, Italian.

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Death on the Diversion, Book 1 -- Sheila's cruise to map out a new life is hijacked when she finds a passenger dead on a deck chair.


Death on Torrid Ave., Book 2 -- New home, friends, and a rescue dog. Life's good for Sheila. Until murder visits the dog park.


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A Christmas Treat Free

Assignment: Fake Princess


Diplomatic security agent Hunter Pierce takes on a matchmaking king, formidable embassy doyenne ... and April. Christmas will never be the same.


"Heart-melting . . . Happy Holidays with a grateful sigh." -- USA Today


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"McLinn has a twisty, devious mind."

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About Me

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn writes mysteries and romances --

sometimes both in the same book -- with twists, turns, humor and a fair number

of dogs. She's published more than 60 books and sees no reason to stop. She's a

hopeful gardener, a dog-lover and an inveterate reader.


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" I felt like I was chatting with my best friend"

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"Engrossing to a fault " ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ " I felt like I was chatting with my best friend" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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