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Shawville author Luke Murphy releases second crime-thrilling novel

The twists and turns will keep you guessing to the very end of Kiss & Tell, local suspense author Luke Murphy's second crime-thrilling novel, hit the shelves on July 20.

"It's an intricately detailed and clever mystery featuring a tough minded but vulnerable protagonist with more than a few demons of her own," says New York Times bestselling author, Christy Reece. It's a must-have on your summer reading list.

Set in sunny La La Land, California, Kiss & Tell follows the career path of LAPD rookie detective Charlene Taylor, the screw-up daughter of a cop who defied her dad until one day she surprised everyone by following in his footsteps, hell-bent to make it in a male-dominated field.

After her father's assassination, Officer Taylor is promoted to her dream job at the LAPD. Her first case is the high-profile murder of Ken Anderson, a playboy UCLA professor with a haunted past. A mafia kingpin, billionaire tycoon, cheated wife and jaded lover are only a few on a long list of suspects, all with motive and opportunity.

While Charlene is under a lot of pressure from the media and her boss to solve the case, she must also deal with her father’s murderer, the Celebrity Slayer, a serial killer who enjoys baiting her with his knowledge of her life and routines.

“Luke Murphy scores big with this deep psychological thriller," says Tim Green, New York Times bestselling author of Unstoppable. "Just when you think you've got things pegged, Murphy serves up another twist."

Kiss & Tell is published by Imajin Books and is available in ebook edition at Amazon Kindle Store and Smashwords. Order your copy today.

It will also be available in trade paperback edition in late July 2015 at Amazon, Createspace, Barnes & Noble and Chapters, Canada. Watch for it!

Murphy played six years of professional hockey before retiring in 2006. He then worked as a sports columnist and radio journalist before earning his Bachelor of Education degree (Magna Cum Laude). He currently lives in Shawville, Que. with his wife, three daughters and pug.

Murphy’s debut novel, Dead Man’s Hand, was an International Bestseller released in 2012 by Imajin Books.

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