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"Jackson fears for his ex-wife's life. Then a murder occurs that has to be related to the kidnapping but the police can uncover no connection. Budget cuts have left the detectives without enough personnel and needing to get technical assistance from cities hundreds of miles away. Most of the story is told from the point of view of Jackson, River, or Evans. We learn some of the details of each of their lives but never at the expense of slowing down the investigation of the three crimes. This is the seventh Detective Wade Jackson story. The setting in Eugene, Oregon is beautifully described and accurate. The story is a good well-written mystery with lots of suspense." -- Amazon reviewer
Rules of Crime (A Detective Jackson Mystery), by L.J. Sellers

When a call from his daughter, Katie, interrupts his much-needed vacation, Detective Wade Jackson knows it's bad news. As Katie tearfully announces that her mom-Jackson's ex-wife, Renee-is missing, Jackson suspects alcoholic Renee has climbed back inside the bottle that destroyed their marriage. But the truth is far worse: kidnappers have snatched Renee and are demanding ransom from her wealthy fiancé.

The very same night, someone dumps a savagely beaten University of Oregon coed on the doorstep of the ER. Jackson's protégé, Detective Lara Evans, must identify the unconscious victim, then track down the assailant with no leads to go on…except the whispered rumor of a secret sorority.

Meanwhile, Eugene's new FBI liaison, Agent Carla River, takes charge of Renee's high-tech ransom operation while Jackson comforts his distressed daughter and retraces the steps of the mother she holds dear. But as the rescue takes a deadly twist and the suspects seem willing to let Renee die rather than crack under interrogation, Jackson worries that Katie will never forgive him if her mother is lost forever.

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L.J. Sellers is an award-winning journalist and the author of the bestselling Detective Jackson mystery/thriller series: THE SEX CLUB, SECRETS TO DIE FOR, THRILLED TO DEATH, PASSIONS OF THE DEAD, DYING FOR JUSTICE, LIARS, CHEATERS & THIEVES and RULES OF CRIME.

Her novels have been highly praised by Mystery Scene, Crimespree, and Spinetingler magazines, and the Detective Jackson series is the highest-rated crime fiction on Amazon. L.J. also has three standalone thrillers: THE BABY THIEF, THE GAUNTLET ASSASSIN, and THE LETHAL EFFECT. When not plotting murders, she enjoys performing standup comedy, cycling, social networking, and attending mystery conferences. She's also been known to jump out of airplanes.

For more about L.J., visit her website: http://ljsellers.com

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