Published Daphne Recognizes Kiss and Thrill Authors!

Congratulations

to

The Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense

 Published Nominees from Kiss and Thrill!

We’re so proud of you both!

In Romantic Suspense

Lena Diaz for Tennessee Takedown

Lena Diaz

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A SWAT officer in small-town Tennessee will do anything to protect the innocent beauty whose life has been put on the line.

It can’t be a coincidence that in the past twenty-four hours, three different thugs have tried to kill or abduct Ashley Parrish. Sexy SWAT team leader Dillon Gray saved her, but now he wonders why someone would want to murder the beautiful accountant…and why he finds her so infuriatingly attractive.

Then the FBI comes after Ashley for embezzlement, and Dillon knows he must protect her from a killer and prove she’s being framed. Taking her on a hair-raising run through dangerous terrain barely fazes him. But wanting her for more than just one night scares the hell out of him.

and

In Mainstream Mystery/Suspense

Carey Baldwin for Judgment

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A Suspense Magazine “Best Books of 2014” author

When a coed falls prey to a sadistic murderer, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Caitlin “Caity” Cassidy and FBI profiler, Special Agent Atticus Spenser, are called in to testify–one for the defense, one for the prosecution. With warring approaches to justice, these two rivals have been butting heads for years–both inside the courtroom and out. And at first, this case appears to be no different.

But when a brutal attack leaves the accused man dead and Caity in critical condition, petty differences take a backseat to saving lives. As the lone survivor, Caity knows too much, and the killer–a madman calling himself the Man in the Maze–is coming back for round two. Now Caity and Spense must join forces to uncover the killer’s identity before Caity’s time–and luck–runs out.

About Diana Belchase

I am an author, who won the Golden Heart for my suspense novel Spy in the Mirror and was a Golden Heart finalist, once again, for my second novel, Spy in the Harem. I am also a triple Daphne Du Maurier Award for Mystery and Suspense Finalist for three other books. Please follow me at my website: DianaBelchase.com, or friend/follow me on facebook and twitter. I blog on KissandThrill.com. See you there!

Posted on June 5, 2015, in about us, Author Spotlight, Diana Belchase and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Thank you so much, Diana! I’m so excited to be a Daphne published finalist. I won as an unpublished writer years ago and have been hungry to final again in the published division. And sharing finals with Carey and you is beyond exciting! Go KaTs!

  2. As it should be! Two of my go-to authors getting recognized for their amazing talent. You rock!!!

  3. Thanks Lena, and they certainly do rock, Carmen!

  4. Ramona Kekstadt

    Congrats Lena and Carey…

  5. Congratulations, ladies! Just finaling in the Daphne is a huge deal. I’ll be there cheering for both of you!! 🙂

  6. Diana! Thank you so much for this! It warms my heart to hear everyone’s congratulations and as Lena said, to share the honor among wonderful friends! Thanks everyone!

  7. I am so sorry I missed this! But a huge congrats to you both and I can’t wait to cheer for you in NYC!!!

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