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Deadly Impulse

Detective Madison Knight Series #6

Deadly Impulse by Carolyn Arnold

4 out of 5 stars
Rating 4.1 out of 5
Based on 255 Amazon.com
ratings and reviews.

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Living with her secrets may come at a great cost…

She sees his face all the time—eyes open, eyes closed, it doesn’t matter. When no one’s around, she lets herself sink into her fear. He came for her once; he could come for her again.

When a sixty-eight-year-old woman is found dead outside the hospital in a wheelchair with an anti-abortion sign strapped to its back, Detective Madison Knight expects it to be an open-and-shut case. On the surface, there are no signs of foul play, but the deeper she digs, the suspicious death turns into a homicide. Just as the victim is identified as Faye Duncan, two more bodies turn up—Faye’s niece and a homeless man.

Madison doesn’t buy that a serial killer is on the loose, despite the conviction with which her ex-fiancé and fellow detective try to convince their superior. She sees the vagrant as sadly nothing more than collateral damage in a much bigger picture—but what motive for murder could span generations?

As Madison wades through all the secrets and lies, she uncovers some shocking and heartbreaking truths. She had trust issues before, but this investigation will remind her of the cost—sometimes fatal—of trusting the wrong person.

Click the links below to buy Deadly Impulse in the format you prefer.

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Amazon.com | Apple | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | Google Play | Smashwords | Amazon Universal

Paperback – 4.25 x 7 inches
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Paperback – 5 x 8 inches
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Hardcover – 6.13 x 9.21 inches
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Paperback Large Print Edition – 6 x 9 inches
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Deadly Impulse by Carolyn Arnold

4 out of 5 stars
Rating 4.7 out of 5
Based on 255 Amazon.com
ratings and reviews.

Add to Cart

$4.99 USD e-book

Instant Download

ePub and Kindle mobi

Editorial Reviews for Deadly Impulse

“This was my first adventure into the world of Carolyn Arnold’s mystery writing, and boy am I impressed! She truly captivates the reader from start to finish…This is one book you won’t be able to put down!”

Little Miss Trainwreck

“This book immediately grabbed my attention and I was caught up in the story so much that I just did not want to put the book down.  Madison Knight is a cynical, tough as nails detective who hates political game playing and kowtowing to her superiors.  Her attitude can sometimes come across as brash, but she just wants to figure out the case and get justice for the victims.

“I loved Madison – most of the time.  Her straight-arrow partner, Terry is an almost perfect match for her feisty personality.  Terry’s wife is due to deliver their first child and Terry struggles to juggle home and job, even while Madison is facing down her own personal demons while trying to conquer her commitment phobia.

“I am definitely interested in reading the other books in this series.  I love the fact that each book is complete and stands on its own so I can read the series out of order if I choose to.”

Laurie Jenkins

Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews

“An intense detective suspense…”

Nancy Silk

Blogger and Book Reviewer

Deadly Impulse had me from the very start… I became a cheerleader for Madison…as she set out to prove that there was more to these murders than a serial killer… I can without a doubt tell you that I did not see the ending coming. I love to try and figure out mysteries before the end but this one even got me. This was by far one of my favorite mystery/romance novels I have read in quite a while. Carolyn Arnold is one author that makes me want to read more from her.”

Tammy Hall

Tammy’s Tea Time

Deadly Impulse will have your heart pounding and on the edge of your seat. Be warned though…you will get sucked in and you might even finish it in one sitting.”

Crystal

Out There Reviews & Stuff

“This is book 6 in this series but can be read as a standalone as this was the first book in the series I have read and didn’t feel like I had missed out on some major events like you can in some books… this is a crime/murder investigation book and has a feel of CSI to it. It is fantastically written with amazing attention to detail and clearly the author has a great deal of passion for this subject… For me this is a full on 5-star read. It is everything you would expect out of a book like this.”

2 Girls Who Love Books

“This book was great and full of suspense. I absolutely loved the ending…Despite this not being the first book in the series, it did not leave you guessing about things…I found this book to be a great crime read. It was written well.”

Stormi

Boundless Book Reviews

“I have read many books with police themes but none had me reading the book in one sitting. Not only will this book have your detective skills on alert but it will have you rooting for Maddy.”

Bookaholic and More Blog

Deadly Impulse is book number 6 in the Detective Madison Knight Series. If this book is any indication of the rest of the series, I am definitely in!!… Carolyn Arnold has timing, flow, and character development down pat…I was on the edge of my seat throughout the whole book.”

Kris

My Blissful Books

“This is honestly one of the best books I have read in a while. I love watching Law and Order and Cold Case. I have honestly never read a crime novel and I didn’t think I would like that genre, but this is going to be one of my favorite authors!… This book will have you guessing who the murderer is until the very end! Rating five out of five stars!”

TDC Book Reviews

“The story line really captured my attention… a fun and exciting read and I look forward to reading more in the Detective Madison Knight Series.”

Nanette’s Book Whore-ish Obsessions

“Arnold writes with a lot of skill. Scenes flowed very well and it was easy to read and keep track of the investigations…It grips you and you want to help crack the case. You really feel like there are actual crimes and you see how they’d be investigated by real detectives.”

Amanda

City and Book

“This book was amazing from the start. I couldn’t put it down from start to finish.”

Debbie

D&T’s Love of Books

“It’s hard to be a successful woman in a man’s world. Madison is a stubborn, head strong, determined detective. With her past still threatening to make her buckle under pressure she is trying harder than ever to find the bad guys… I really got sucked into the story line…The plot was interesting and even I was…trying to figure out clues as to who was the murderer. If you enjoy crime/murder mystery than I highly recommend this series.”

Keri Q

VooDoo Doll Book Blog

Book Details for Deadly Impulse

Author: Carolyn Arnold
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series, Book 6
Genres: Hard-Boiled, Mystery, Detective, Police Procedural
Publisher: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
Year: 2015
Length: 318 pages

ASIN: B015AF419U
Print ISBNs: 978-1-988353-12-8 (4.25 x 7 paperback), 978-1-988064-27-7 (5 x 8 paperback), 978-1-988064-29-1 (6.14 x 9.21 hardcover), 978-1-989706-32-9 (large print edition)

Books in the Detective Madison Knight Series

Ties that Bind by Carolyn Arnold jogger’s feet on asphalt surface with police tape over it faded over an image of a check pattern tie
Ties That Bind

A gripping crime thriller full of heart-pounding twists

Justified by Carolyn Arnold blood spattered money on a green background
Justified

An absolutely addictive gripping mystery thriller

Sacrifice by Carolyn Arnold winter scene, water and snow with necklace and pendent engraved with CC on a blue gray background
Sacrifice

A gripping heart-stopping crime thriller

Found Innocent by Carolyn Arnold image of a man's boot on a shovel being pushed into the ground on a orange background
Found Innocent

A gripping thriller with nonstop action

Just Cause by Carolyn Arnold woman holding a pistol pointed at you and a police car silhouette with flashing lights on a midnight blue background
Just Cause

A nail-biting crime thriller packed with heart-pounding twists

Deadly Impulse by Carolyn Arnold Stripper over an image of a dark alley with a dumpster on a dark teal background
Deadly Impulse

A totally addictive page-turning crime thriller

In the Line of Duty by Carolyn Arnold badge with morning band covering the middle of the badge resting on a rippled US flag.
In the Line of Duty

A brilliant action-packed mystery with heart-stopping twists

Power Struggle by Carolyn Arnold, a man and woman in a standoff on a city street at night.
Power Struggle

An absolutely chilling mystery packed with heart-pounding suspense

Shades of Justice by Carolyn Arnold, House obscured by snow storm
Shades of Justice

An addictive and gripping mystery filled with suspense

What We Bury by Carolyn Arnold, woman overlooking suburban neighborhood at sunrise
What We Bury

A totally gripping, addictive and heart-pounding crime thriller

Life Sentence by Carolyn Arnold good looking couple in front of a mansion with flames coming up from the bottom on a forest green background
Life Sentence

A powerful and gripping romantic suspense that is a thriller all the way

Madison Knight and a police car silhouette with light flashing. Stiles Police Detective badge with yellow tape - POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.TM

Deadly Impulse

Detective Madison Knight Series #6

Deadly Impulse by Carolyn Arnold

Living with her secrets may come at a great cost…

4 out of 5 stars
Rating 4.1 out of 5
Based on 255 Amazon.com
ratings and reviews.

Add to Cart

$4.99 USD e-book

Instant Download

ePub and Kindle mobi

She sees his face all the time—eyes open, eyes closed, it doesn’t matter. When no one’s around, she lets herself sink into her fear. He came for her once; he could come for her again.

When a sixty-eight-year-old woman is found dead outside the hospital in a wheelchair with an anti-abortion sign strapped to its back, Detective Madison Knight expects it to be an open-and-shut case. On the surface, there are no signs of foul play, but the deeper she digs, the suspicious death turns into a homicide. Just as the victim is identified as Faye Duncan, two more bodies turn up—Faye’s niece and a homeless man.

Madison doesn’t buy that a serial killer is on the loose, despite the conviction with which her ex-fiancé and fellow detective try to convince their superior. She sees the vagrant as sadly nothing more than collateral damage in a much bigger picture—but what motive for murder could span generations?

As Madison wades through all the secrets and lies, she uncovers some shocking and heartbreaking truths. She had trust issues before, but this investigation will remind her of the cost—sometimes fatal—of trusting the wrong person.

Click the links below to buy Deadly Impulse in the format you prefer.

e-book
Amazon.com | Apple
Barnes & Noble | Kobo
Google Play | Smashwords
Amazon Universal

Paperback – 4.25 x 7 inches
Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Books-a-Million | Indie Bound
AbeBooks | Book Depository

Paperback – 5 x 8 inches
Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Books-a-Million | Indie Bound
AbeBooks | Book Depository

Hardcover – 6.13 x 9.21 inches
Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Books-a-Million | Indie Bound
AbeBooks | Book Depository

Paperback Large Print Edition – 6 x 9 inches
Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Books-a-Million | Indie Bound
AbeBooks | Book Depository

Editorial Reviews for Deadly Impulse

“This was my first adventure into the world of Carolyn Arnold’s mystery writing, and boy am I impressed! She truly captivates the reader from start to finish…This is one book you won’t be able to put down!”

Little Miss Trainwreck

Deadly Impulse will have your heart pounding and on the edge of your seat. Be warned though…you will get sucked in and you might even finish it in one sitting.”

Crystal

Out There Reviews & Stuff

“This is honestly one of the best books I have read in a while. I love watching Law and Order and Cold Case. I have honestly never read a crime novel and I didn’t think I would like that genre, but this is going to be one of my favorite authors!… This book will have you guessing who the murderer is until the very end! Rating five out of five stars!”

TDC Book Reviews

“This book immediately grabbed my attention and I was caught up in the story so much that I just did not want to put the book down.  Madison Knight is a cynical, tough as nails detective who hates political game playing and kowtowing to her superiors.  Her attitude can sometimes come across as brash, but she just wants to figure out the case and get justice for the victims.

“I loved Madison – most of the time.  Her straight-arrow partner, Terry is an almost perfect match for her feisty personality.  Terry’s wife is due to deliver their first child and Terry struggles to juggle home and job, even while Madison is facing down her own personal demons while trying to conquer her commitment phobia.

“I am definitely interested in reading the other books in this series.  I love the fact that each book is complete and stands on its own so I can read the series out of order if I choose to.”

Laurie Jenkins

Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews

“This is book 6 in this series but can be read as a standalone as this was the first book in the series I have read and didn’t feel like I had missed out on some major events like you can in some books… this is a crime/murder investigation book and has a feel of CSI to it. It is fantastically written with amazing attention to detail and clearly the author has a great deal of passion for this subject… For me this is a full on 5-star read. It is everything you would expect out of a book like this.”

2 Girls Who Love Books

“The story line really captured my attention… a fun and exciting read and I look forward to reading more in the Detective Madison Knight Series.”

Nanette’s Book Whore-ish Obsessions

“An intense detective suspense…”

Nancy Silk

Blogger and Book Reviewer

“This book was great and full of suspense. I absolutely loved the ending…Despite this not being the first book in the series, it did not leave you guessing about things…I found this book to be a great crime read. It was written well.”

Stormi

Boundless Book Reviews

“Arnold writes with a lot of skill. Scenes flowed very well and it was easy to read and keep track of the investigations…It grips you and you want to help crack the case. You really feel like there are actual crimes and you see how they’d be investigated by real detectives.”

Amanda

City and Book

Deadly Impulse had me from the very start… I became a cheerleader for Madison…as she set out to prove that there was more to these murders than a serial killer… I can without a doubt tell you that I did not see the ending coming. I love to try and figure out mysteries before the end but this one even got me. This was by far one of my favorite mystery/romance novels I have read in quite a while. Carolyn Arnold is one author that makes me want to read more from her.”

Tammy Hall

Tammy’s Tea Time

“I have read many books with police themes but none had me reading the book in one sitting. Not only will this book have your detective skills on alert but it will have you rooting for Maddy.”

Bookaholic and More Blog

“This book was amazing from the start. I couldn’t put it down from start to finish.”

Debbie

D&T’s Love of Books

Deadly Impulse is book number 6 in the Detective Madison Knight Series. If this book is any indication of the rest of the series, I am definitely in!!… Carolyn Arnold has timing, flow, and character development down pat…I was on the edge of my seat throughout the whole book.”

Kris

My Blissful Books

“It’s hard to be a successful woman in a man’s world. Madison is a stubborn, head strong, determined detective. With her past still threatening to make her buckle under pressure she is trying harder than ever to find the bad guys… I really got sucked into the story line…The plot was interesting and even I was…trying to figure out clues as to who was the murderer. If you enjoy crime/murder mystery than I highly recommend this series.”

Keri Q

VooDoo Doll Book Blog

Book Details for Deadly Impulse

Author: Carolyn Arnold
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series, Book 6
Genres: Hard-Boiled, Mystery, Detective, Police Procedural
Publisher: Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
Year: 2015
Length: 318 pages

ASIN: B015AF419U
Print ISBNs: 978-1-988353-12-8 (4.25 x 7 paperback), 978-1-988064-27-7 (5 x 8 paperback), 978-1-988064-29-1 (6.14 x 9.21 hardcover), 978-1-989706-32-9 (large print edition)

Books in the Detective Madison Knight Series

Ties that Bind by Carolyn Arnold jogger’s feet on asphalt surface with police tape over it faded over an image of a check pattern tie
Ties That Bind

A gripping crime thriller full of heart-pounding twists

Justified by Carolyn Arnold blood spattered money on a green background
Justified

An absolutely addictive gripping mystery thriller

Sacrifice by Carolyn Arnold winter scene, water and snow with necklace and pendent engraved with CC on a blue gray background
Sacrifice

A gripping heart-stopping crime thriller

Found Innocent by Carolyn Arnold image of a man's boot on a shovel being pushed into the ground on a orange background
Found Innocent

A gripping thriller with nonstop action

Just Cause by Carolyn Arnold woman holding a pistol pointed at you and a police car silhouette with flashing lights on a midnight blue background
Just Cause

A nail-biting crime thriller packed with heart-pounding twists

Deadly Impulse by Carolyn Arnold Stripper over an image of a dark alley with a dumpster on a dark teal background
Deadly Impulse

A totally addictive page-turning crime thriller

In the Line of Duty by Carolyn Arnold badge with morning band covering the middle of the badge resting on a rippled US flag.
In the Line of Duty

A brilliant action-packed mystery with heart-stopping twists

Power Struggle by Carolyn Arnold, a man and woman in a standoff on a city street at night.
Power Struggle

An absolutely chilling mystery packed with heart-pounding suspense

Shades of Justice by Carolyn Arnold, House obscured by snow storm
Shades of Justice

An addictive and gripping mystery filled with suspense

What We Bury by Carolyn Arnold, woman overlooking suburban neighborhood at sunrise
What We Bury

A totally gripping, addictive and heart-pounding crime thriller

Life Sentence by Carolyn Arnold good looking couple in front of a mansion with flames coming up from the bottom on a forest green background
Life Sentence

A powerful and gripping romantic suspense that is a thriller all the way

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