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“LynDee Walker’s books are a delight.” —Fresh Fiction

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DevilintheDeadlineA grisly murder scene sends the Richmond PD on a hunt for a serial killer—but Nichelle can talk to people who won’t talk to the police. A search for the victim’s identity leads to an international televangelist surrounded by a web of intrigue. Can Nichelle separate the truth from the lies without catching the attention of a murderer?

“Snappy dialogue, thrill-of-the-chase plotting, and A-list fashion sense.”—Julia Spencer-Fleming

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King’s River Life Magazine:

“Nichelle proves herself to be a standout…Readers who enjoy the outstanding novels of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edna Buchanan will find themselves similarly entertained by this stellar series by another award-winning journalist.”

NYT Bestselling Author Julia Spencer-Fleming:

“Holy Manolos! I loved Devil in the Deadline. LynDee Walker’s journalistic background fuels her snappy dialogue, thrill-of-the-chase plotting, and A-List fashion sense. Headlines in High Heels is a top-notch cozy mystery series readers will enjoy slipping into.”

Maggie Barbieri on Small Town Spin:

“This Lois Lane doesn’t need Superman to save her…LynDee Walker has given us a female protagonist with guts and smarts to spare. Oh, and shoes. Great shoes.”

Style Weekly on Front Page Fatality:

Walker’s years in a newsroom obviously have paid off: Her pacing is expert, her knowledge of police and court procedure evident, and her dialogue natural…Tight, fast-paced and funny, Front Page Fatality immediately draws the reader in, provides plenty of twists, and keeps its audience guessing up to the end.”

Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity award-winning author Harley Jane Kozak:

Front Page Fatality is delightful, with engaging characters, a crackling good mystery, and of course, high, high heels. LynDee Walker writes with wit and intelligence and the confidence of a newsroom insider. What fun!”

Laura Levine on Front Page Fatality:

Author LynDee Walker sure knows her way around a plot twist. Front Page Fatality is smart, funny, and loaded with surprises. A terrific debut mystery.”

NYT Bestselling Author Lisa Brackmann on Buried Leads:

It’s Walker’s real life experience as a working journalist that makes this enjoyable mystery stand out. The details of newsroom machinations are every bit as complicated as the tangled puzzle that her sleuth must solve.”