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General Information

Name:  Leann Paisley-Pardon  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1970 in Joliet, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Leann lives in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Leeann Paisley-Pardon, first time author of Unforgivable, graduated from the College of St. Francis with a BA in Liberal Arts including a certification in Social Work and Substance Abuse. She then spent a decade working in her field specializing in sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Currently working on her second novel, Leeann lives in Illinois with her husband Michael, and their Lab Maddie.

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Titles At Your Library

ISBN: 146344320X

AuthorHouse. 2011

Emily Martin takes her job as a Crisis Intervention Social Worker very seriously. Unfortunately, her years of experience have not helped her develop a thicker skin when it comes to her cases. Once again her world is turned upside down by the brutal murder of 18-month-old Sara Germane. But this case is dangerous to Emily for a whole different reason altogether. As more details about the case surface, Emily and the residents of this small Oregon community are shocked by the realization that a serial killer lives among them. Soon Emily crosses paths with Seth Brady, an FBI agent, but before the relationship with this mysterious stranger can develop, Emily witnesses the most recent murder, and the white hot danger surrounding her and her family explodes. Seth's involvement with these crimes is a personal one. He teams up with local detective, Richard Dixon. And together they race to find this serial killer before it's too late. she grows closer to remembering. It's a threat the killer can no longer afford to live with. But this monster remains on the hunt, determined to finish what he's started. He's Emily's biggest threat, locked in her mind lies his identity, and with each passing day

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