Will Work For Food

I love talking with book clubs–members are not only avid readers, they’re also wonderful cooks! As a writer, I’m always willing to work for food. The book club I met with today included a beautiful lunch–tortellini salad with tomatoes and peppers out of our hostess’s garden. Her living room has entire walls of bookshelves. She doesn’t know yet that I’m planning to move in! They’d read Instrument of the Devil, the first book in my Tawny Lindholm Thriller series. We had…

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STALKING MIDAS PUBLISHED!

Dear Readers, Good news! Stalking Midas is now available on Amazon in ebook and paperback. This is book #2 in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller series. If you read the first book, Instrument of the Devil, you may remember Tillman Rosenbaum, the lawyer who saved Tawny from prosecution. In Stalking Midas, Tawny is now working for the demanding but charismatic Tillman and he’s assigned her a daunting challenge. She must investigate Tillman’s estranged father, Moe, apparently the victim of elder fraud.…

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Cruising the Adriatic Sea with Instrument of the Devil

Jon, an adventurous reader, took my thriller Instrument of the Devil on an extended sailing cruise. This morning, he sent beautiful photos from Split, Croatia and also shared the book with shipmate Dina. A big thank you to Jon and Dina! I’m so glad you both enjoyed the story! Here’s Jon on the high seas. And here’s Dina.      Only my book accompanied them, not me personally (darn!). To see what I missed, I researched Split, Croatia. What an…

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JUST AN ORDINARY SATURDAY MORNING, RIGHT?

This morning, while driving away from my house on the way to the gym, I met my neighbor in her car coming home. We stopped, rolled down windows, and chatted for a moment. She’d been to a garage sale in a nearby town about 15 miles away, didn’t find much worth buying, and only spent $5. We said bye and went about our business. Just an ordinary Saturday morning, right? This small incident nearly brought me to tears of joy.…

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Summer Sale

Grab a cold drink and a hot thriller for your summer reading pleasure.  Instrument of the Devil is on sale for 99 cents from July 7th to July 14th. Winner of the Zebulon Award and the Kindle Scout contest. After her husband’s death, Tawny Lindholm isn’t looking for romance but it finds her when she meets Kahlil Sharivar, a charismatic psychologist with the charm and good looks of Omar Sharif. Embarrassed by her dyslexia and intimidated by technology, Tawny welcomes…

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Win a Signed Copy of INSTRUMENT OF THE DEVIL

Debbie Burke talks about her bestselling novel Instrument of the Devil on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 2 p.m. at The Villas in Kalispell, Montana. Learn how a tricky smartphone inspired the exciting thriller that won the Zebulon Award and Kindle Scout contest.    Debbie will share the story of her overnight success…that took only 30 years! Join her for a reading, questions, and a chance to win a signed copy of Instrument of the Devil.   

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A Trip to Canada

Join me on a recent trip to British Columbia where I got to hang out with writers at a beautiful, historic hotel with a river flowing past, amid snow-tipped mountains. Here’s a link to the post I wrote for The Kill Zone.

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