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"Don't miss the Laurel McKay books! Like me, you'll be 'dying' for the next one.

—Brenda Novak, New York Times, USA Today, bestselling author



About the Author

When Cindy Sample was a little girl, her dream was to be a super cool detective like Nancy Drew, racing around town in a sky blue roadster. After realizing her inherent klutziness could be an impediment to becoming a private eye, her new goal was to become a world-renown mystery writer like Agatha Christie.


DYING FOR A DOUBLE, book 8 in the Laurel McKay Mysteries is now available on all retail sites. You'll find me selling books during the Assistance League Holiday Home Tour Dec. 7 and 8th. It's a wonderful holiday event.

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I’m sure everyone has a favorite movie or television chase scene permanently embedded in their memory. Right? My childhood was spent glued to the television, mesmerized by the chase scenes taking place on our tiny black and white screen. Back then the action consisted of heroic cowboys riding after villainous bandits or stone-cold killers. You…

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