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Justified (Detective Madison Knight Series)

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’Tis the season for good cheer…usually. This year it has Detective Madison Knight and her partner at a bloody crime scene trying to solve the murder of a businesswoman. If only everyone they run into during the investigation didn’t have a reason to want the victim dead, they’d have an easier time solving the case.
$3.99 USD e-book
4-Stars-for-Books-Small Rating 4.1 stars*

Author: Carolyn Arnold
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series, Book 2
Genres: Hard-Boiled, Mystery, Detective, Police Procedural
Publisher: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
Year: 2011
Length: 269 pages

Print ISBNs: 978-1-988064-30-7, 978-1-988064-12-3

Book Overview for Justified

This Christmas, murder doesn’t take a holiday…

Madison Knight should have ignored the call. Now she is spending Christmas Eve dealing with her least favorite thing…blood and lots of it.

When a female victim is found in her home, it has Madison and her partner tapping into the vic’s personal life.  With a rash of former business partners and lovers, all of whom wanted her dead, there are not enough hours to question them all.

But trying to find the person who had the most motive isn’t all that’s on Madison’s mind.  As she struggles to establish balance in her own life, she knows she has to get her focus back.  Justice requires it.

Testimonials & Reviews for Justified

“Outstanding plot, unique twists and turns, and writing style is superb. This story is very suspenseful and riveting. Highly recommend for crime and mystery fans.”
Nancy Silk, Book Reviewer

“Arnold takes you within a world that totally draws you in and captures your attention until the very end…A Must Read!!!!”
DeAnn Townes, Author of Peer Inside My Soul and See Me

“A good mix of romance, suspense, and puppy love makes the story a great read.”
Karen Vaughan, Author of Daytona Dead

“Carolyn Arnold provides entertainment and accuracy.”
—Michael D. Scott, Patrolman (Ret.) Castroville, Texas

“For Police procedurals that are painstakingly researched and accurately portrayed look no further than Carolyn Arnold’s works. The only way it gets more real than this is to leave the genre completely.”
—Zach Fortier, Police Officer (Ret.) Colorado, United States

“Usually it’s hard for me to read cop books without picking them apart, but I read the entire Madison Knight series and I loved them all! The way Carolyn wrote Madison describes me and the way I work and even my personal life to a t.”
—Deputy Rebecca Hendrix, LeFlore County Sheriff’s Department Poteau, Oklahoma

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Other Books in the Detective Madison Knight Series

Ties That Bind
Found Innocent
Just Cause
Deadly Impulse
In the Line of Duty
Life Sentence