Meet Debbie Burke, crime novelist
I write Montana thrillers infused with psychological suspense.
Quirky characters, witty dialogue, and breakneck plot twists are hallmarks of the Tawny Lindholm Thrillers with Passion series.
Receive a FREE BONUS short story when you join my newsletter. In The Job Interview, Tawny Lindholm, 50, hopes to embark on a new career as a novice investigator for brilliant but bombastic attorney Tillman Rosenbaum. Tawny is inexperienced but whip-smart. Tillman has seen too much evil and trusts no one. Their meeting starts off on the wrong foot and careens downhill from there.
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Tawny Lindholm Thrillers with Passion – Books in order
When the law prevents justice…When DNA isn’t proof…When a lie is the truth.
Investigator Tawny Lindholm and her attorney-husband Tillman Rosenbaum juggle three baffling cases where DNA is supposed to prove guilt or innocence. Instead, it reveals deception and betrayal, triggering a crisis in their marriage and an unimaginable threat to their family.
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A dashing terrorist targets the electrical grid, framing a small-town widow. Tawny Lindholm only wants to live a quiet life in Montana, recovering from the death of her husband, and hoping to find solace with a handsome widower she just met. But nothing is as it appears when she receives a new smartphone that does everything except make a call.
Mysterious cash appears in her bank account and surveillance video shows her making deposits she knows she didn’t make. While the feds suspect her of illegal activity, her son, a soldier serving in Afghanistan, is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Can Tawny save him? Or will unseen tentacles of a terrorist plot destroy her?
A predator stealthier than a mountain lion is stalking the residents of a Montana golf community. Investigator Tawny Lindholm suspects her boss’s estranged father is the victim of elder fraud. But cranky Moe Rosenbaum refuses to cooperate. While digging into his secrets, Tawny uncovers a cruel scam reaching deep into the pockets of his neighbors. Is Moe the victim or the villain? The closer Tawny gets to the truth, the greater her risk, because this predator won’t hesitate to kill.
Investigator Tawny Lindholm loves her boss, renowned criminal attorney Tillman Rosenbaum, but his troubled teenage children scare her. Her resolve to keep her distance goes out the window when she saves his daughter from a suicide attempt. She can’t turn away from his family and soon becomes a target for treacherous enemies determined to destroy Tillman. Will Tawny pay the ultimate price to save him and his children?
Investigator Tawny Lindholm’s plans for a romantic Florida vacation with attorney Tillman Rosenbaum vanish when they’re caught up in Hurricane Irma. Tillman’s beloved coach, Smoky, disappears into the storm, along with a priceless baseball card. Is he dead or on the run from a shady sports memorabilia dealer with a murderous grudge? During a desperate search in snake-infested floodwaters, Tawny becomes the bargaining chip in a high-stakes gamble. The winner lives, the loser dies.
The road to true love for investigator Tawny Lindholm and her boss, attorney Tillman Rosenbaum, has never run smooth. As they prepare to tie the knot, complications throw fresh curves at them: the blending of families, echoes from their past, and an unexpected death. But those problems pale in the face of the lovers’ own secret doubts. Will there be a wedding?
***FINALIST for the ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD***
All his life, Lou Belmonte played by the rules…until the rules said he couldn’t hug his wife of fifty years. Restricted by pandemic regulations from visiting his beloved Cameo in a memory care lockdown, he busts her out, assaulting two employees who try to stop him. The couple flees to a remote fire lookout in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness.
Their daughter Virgie begs for help from her best friend, investigator Tawny Lindholm and her high-powered attorney husband, Tillman Rosenbaum. They’re in a race to find the aging outlaws before the cops do because Vietnam veteran Lou won’t go down without a fight.