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ADVANCE ACCLAIM FOR
THE CANDIDATE


The Candidate
is a political thrill ride. It's like being thrown into the middle of a presidential campaign, but with some major—and terrifying—twists. Never has the corruption of power been more chillingly portrayed. This book is a spellbinding trip into the heart of darkness. I couldn't put it down.”

—R
ITA
C
OSBY
, E
MMY
-W
INNING
TV
HOST
,
RADIO HOST
,
AND BESTSELLING AUTHOR

“Lis Wiehl's latest thriller
The Candidate
opens a number of windows for the reader. Can an ambitious reporter keep her soul while fighting her way to the top of the TV news industry? That intense conflict will keep you turning pages.”

—B
ILL
O'R
EILLY
, FOX N
EWS ANCHOR


The Candidate
is quite a yarn. It takes you deep in the intrigue of a presidential campaign with savvy and authority, and the twists and turns are unpredictable, spooky, and so relevant. It will keep thriller fans and political junky readers up late into the night!”

—A
LAN
K. S
IMPSON
, U.S. S
ENATOR
, W
YOMING
(R
ETIRED
)

ACCLAIM FOR
THE NEWSMAKERS

“This book is distinctive, with a terrific plot and an imperfect main character who is spellbinding. Kudos to Lis Wiehl for imaginative, yet absolutely believable in this ‘me' world, great writing. Wiehl has distanced herself from the pack with this one.”

—
S
USPENSE
M
AGAZINE

“. . . Wiehl is more than up to the task in crafting a superb page-turner as provocative as it is scary.”

—
P
ROVIDENCE
J
OURNAL

“Wiehl's insider knowledge of the television news industry gives this novel credibility and excitement beyond the everyday tale.”

—
RT B
OOK
R
EVIEWS
,
4
-
STAR REVIEW


The Newsmakers
is sure to grip readers and open their eyes to the intense field that is journalism.”

—
CBA R
ETAILERS
+ R
ESOURCES


The Newsmakers
—introducing a compelling new character in cable-news star Erica Sparks—is a twisty, suspenseful adventure with the ring of authenticity that only an insider could provide. Wiehl and Stuart bring us into the world of major-league broadcasting with verve and thrills.”

—W
ILLIAM
L
ANDAY
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF
D
EFENDING
J
ACOB

“A heart-pounding thrill ride from someone who knows the news business inside out. Lis Wiehl's
The Newsmakers
is not to be missed!”

—K
ARIN
S
LAUGHTER
,
AUTHOR OF
P
RETTY
G
IRLS

“A page-turner from the word ‘go'! Completely entertaining! Outrageously readable! This quick-cut action-thriller spotlights television's cutthroat deal-making, unholy alliances, and lust for success. Gotta love Lis! As always, she nails it.”

—H
ANK
P
HILLIPPI
R
YAN
, A
GATHA
, A
NTHONY
,
AND
M
ARY
H
IGGINS
C
LARK
AWARD
-
WINNING AUTHOR OF
W
HAT
Y
OU
S
EE


The Newsmakers
is a stunning debut thriller in a new series by one of my favorite authors. Lis Wiehl casts her insider's eye on the intrigue and drama of high-stakes television journalism. Terrorist attack? Murder of a presidential candidate? A reporter whose own life is at risk? This thrill ride has them all. Wiehl has crafted another bestselling winner with this powerful crime novel.”

—L
INDA
F
AIRSTEIN
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR

“Lis Wiehl is a seasoned journalist who knows the news business. Here, she's fashioned a tantalizing story that takes full advantage of her insider status. It's a fascinating thriller, which poses a curious question: What happens when reality is not quite good enough? The answer is going to shock you.”

—S
TEVE
B
ERRY
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR


The Newsmakers
is sensational—taut, troubling, and terrifying. With Erica Sparks, Lis Wiehl has created her most memorable character yet: a reporter who
has
smarts, drive, heart—and a dark past that threatens to pull her down. Waiting for book two won't be easy.”

—K
ATE
W
HITE
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR

ACCLAIM FOR
A DEADLY BUSINESS

“The second Mia Quinn mystery is action-packed from the first page. Layers of lies and deception make for a twisting, turning story that will keep mystery lovers entranced. This is a thrill ride until the very end, so hang on tight and enjoy the trip!”

—
P
UBLISHERS
W
EEKLY
R
EVIEW
,
4
STARS

“Wiehl's experience as a former federal prosecutor gives the narrative an authenticity in its depiction of the criminal justice system. Henry's expertise in writing mysteries and thrillers has placed her on the short-list for the Agatha, Anthony, and Oregon Book awards. The coauthors' . . . fast-paced detective series will keep legal thriller readers and John Grisham fans totally engrossed.”

—
L
IBRARY
J
OURNAL
R
EVIEW

“Wiehl has woven a wonderfully multi-layered story that will have readers on the edge of their seats . . .
A Deadly Business
delivers everything we love in a massively good mystery.”

—CBA R
ETAILERS
& R
ESOURCES
R
EVIEW

ACCLAIM FOR
A MATTER OF TRUST

“This suspenseful first in a new series from Wiehl and Henry opens with a bang.”

—
P
UBLISHERS
W
EEKLY

“Wiehl begins an exciting new series with prosecutor Mia at the center. The side storyline about bullying is timely and will hit close to home for many.”

—
RT B
OOK
R
EVIEWS
,
4 STARS

“Dramatic, moving, intense.
A Matter of Trust
gives us an amazing insight into the life of a prosecutor—and mom. Mia Quinn reminds me of Lis.”

—M
AXINE
P
AETRO
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR


A Matter of Trust
is a stunning crime series debut from one of my favorite authors, Lis Wiehl. Smart, suspenseful, and full of twists that only an insider like Wiehl could pull off. I want prosecutor Mia Quinn in my corner when murder's on the docket—she's a compelling new character and I look forward to seeing her again soon.”

—L
INDA
F
AIRSTEIN
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR

ACCLAIM FOR THE TRIPLE THREAT SERIES

“Only a brilliant lawyer, prosecutor, and journalist like Lis Wiehl could put together a mystery this thrilling! The incredible characters and nonstop twists will leave you mesmerized. Open [
Face of Betrayal
] and find a comfortable seat because you won't want to put it down!”

—E. D. H
ILL
, FOX N
EWS ANCHOR

“Who killed loudmouth radio guy Jim Fate? The game is afoot!
Hand of Fate
is a fun thriller, taking you inside the media world and the justice system—scary places to be!”

—B
ILL
O'R
EILLY
, FOX N
EWS AND RADIO ANCHOR

“Beautiful, successful, and charismatic on the outside, but underneath a twisted killer. She's brilliant and crazy and comes racing at the reader with knives and a smile. The most chilling villain you'll meet . . . because she could live next door to you.”

—D
R
. D
ALE
A
RCHER
,
CLINICAL PSYCHIATRIST, REGARDING
H
EART OF
I
CE

ACCLAIM FOR
SNAPSHOT

“The writing is strong and the plot is engaging, driven by the desires (both good and evil) of the characters and the reader's desire to know who killed a man decades before, how it was covered up, and whether an innocent man has been
charged
and imprisoned. The book offers a ‘snapshot' of the civil rights movement and turbulent times.”

—
P
UBLISHERS
W
EEKLY

“A pitch-perfect plot that tackles some tough issues with a lot of heart.
Snapshot
brings our world into pristine focus. It's fast-paced, edgy, and loaded with plenty of menace. Lis Wiehl knows what readers crave and she delivers it. Make room on your bookshelves for this one—it's a keeper.”

—S
TEVE
B
ERRY
,
N
EW
Y
ORK
T
IMES
BESTSELLING AUTHOR


Snapshot
is fiction. But it takes us along the twisted path of race in America in a way that is closer to the human experience than most history books.”

—J
UAN
W
ILLIAMS
,
BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF
E
YES ON THE
P
RIZE
: A
MERICA
'
S
C
IVIL
R
IGHTS
Y
EARS

“Inspired by actual historical events and informed by Lis Wiehl's formidable personal and professional background,
Snapshot
captivates and enthralls.”

—J
EANINE
P
IRRO
,
BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF
S
LY
F
OX

“Riveting from the first page . . .”

—P
AM
V
EASEY
,
SCREENWRITER AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

ALSO BY LIS WIEHL

NEWSMAKERS NOVELS

The Newsmakers

The Candidate

THE MIA QUINN MYSTERIES (WITH APRIL HENRY)

A Matter of Trust

A Deadly Business

Lethal Beauty

THE TRIPLE THREAT SERIES (WITH APRIL HENRY)

Face of Betrayal

Hand of Fate

Heart of Ice

Eyes of Justice

THE EAST SALEM TRILOGY (WITH PETE NELSON)

Waking Hours

Darkness Rising

Fatal Tide

OTHER NOVELS

Snapshot

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