Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-
Reader Match" where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It's our
great pleasure to present Patricia Bradley!
Writes: When people ask what I do, I’ve been known
to tell them I kill people…but I do it nicely. Then I’m quick to tell them that I write romantic
suspense. I also write romance occasionally without the murders, but that’s not my favorite
thing to do. It’s much easier to kill off characters than to get the hero and heroine together,
but somehow I always manage. I think one reason it’s hard is because my heroines, while not
perfect, are strong women who are accustomed to handling situations on their own. And that
means, my heroes, while flawed, are comfortable in their own skin and not intimidated by a
About Author: I live in a small town in Northeast
Mississippi, two hours from Oxford (in the South we measure distance by time) where William
Faulkner, Willie Morris and John Grisham held court. I’m a sucker for rescue kitties, and one of
them now helps me write…at least Suzy thinks she does. Most days she’s in my lap between
the computer and me. When I’m not writing, I like to throw mud on a wheel and see what
What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match:
What to expect if we’re compatible:
- My ideal reader likes to
read late at night with all the lights on because that scratching noise they hear must be the
killer from the current suspense book they’re reading trying to beak in.
- Understands my flawed
characters are seeking something bigger than they are—a God who loves and wants the best
- Likes to solve the crime
and figure out who’s trying to kill the heroine.
- Sees past the hero’s flaws
and knows he is the perfect match for the heroine who isn’t perfect.
- Loves the twists and
turns in a suspense story.
- Has an e-reader or book
with them all the time because, who knows, they might get stuck in traffic…
- A free stand-alone
novella, just for signing up for my newsletter.
- Page-turning suspense with a twist of romance.
- Books with lots of twists
- Frequent giveaways on
my blog: www.ptbradley.com/blog.
- Freebies in my
- A Mystery Question on my blog each Tuesday for you to
solve and a book review on Fridays.
Memphis Cold Case #4
Carly Smith came by her trust issues honestly. A victim of sex trafficking, she's been at the
mercy of merciless men, ignored by law enforcement officers who should have helped her, and
seemingly rejected by her family. She can't even trust herself to do the right thing. Though
she escaped her captors and is working hard on building a new life, the past continues to
haunt her when she discovers that the man she couldn't bring herself to report to police for
fear of reliving her captivity is still out there, luring vulnerable girls under the guise of being a
When her own niece is kidnapped, Carly must overcome her fears and come forward with the
information she has before it's too late. When that proves to be not enough, she'll have to go
after the perpetrators herself.
Award-winning author Patricia Bradley keeps the suspense taut and the stakes high in this
fast-paced story that will have readers turning pages long into the night.
Inspirational Mystery | Suspense | Romance Suspense [Revell, On Sale: April 2,
2019, Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9780800727192 / eISBN: 9781493416462]
Patricia Bradley is the author of Justice Delayed and Justice Buried, as well as the Logan Point
series. Bradley won an Inspirational Readers Choice Award in Suspense, was a finalist for the
Genesis Award, won a Daphne du Maurier Award, and won a Touched by Love Award. She is
cofounder of Aiming for Healthy Families, Inc., and she is a member of American Christian
Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. Bradley makes her home in Mississippi.
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