Vicki Hinze has written twenty-one novels for Bantam, St. Martin's Press, Pinnacle, and Silhouette, and three nonfiction books for Spilled Candy Books. She's an active lecturer on the writing craft and the business of writing, sponsors the Aids4Writers mentoring program, the Edna Sampson Benevolence Fund to assist writers in financial straits and created and maintains a free library for writers on her website: www.vickihinze.com.
Her first book was an award-winning bestseller published in nearly a dozen foreign countries. Subsequent books have won numerous awards, including the Maggie Award for Excellence, Daphne de Maurier for Mainstream/Suspense, been nominated for multiple RITAÂ® Awards and awards for Best Suspense, Best Romantic Suspense, Best Mainstream, Best Science Fiction and Best Action/Adventure and Best Romance of the Year.
"As a writer," Vicki says, "I discovered in those rare and privileged moments that life just doesn't get much better than this."
Amanda West had been buried alive, only to escape her early grave. The Special Forces captain knew she'd been captured by the enemy while on assignment, but Amanda didn't understand where the mysterious IV wound on her arm came from, or where she'd even been for the past three months.Amanda's investigation led her to Mark Cross, another secret agent in search of the same answers. Together they faced a common enemy until Amanda stumbled upon a terrifying truth: Someone was making doubles of government agents. Agents like Amanda...and Mark. Which meant that the only man she trusted in a world gone mad might not be the man she thought he was....
FRAMED FOR TREASONMadison McKay doesn't trust anyone. The former military woman and owner of Lost, Inc., learned about betrayal the hard way, in work and in love. That's why she'd never let herself fall for ex-military special investigator Grant Deaver.Yet when Madison is framed for a security breach at a top secret military facility, she's forced to put her life in Grant's hands. But after she discovers that he's been deceiving her, everything will be torn apart unless Grant can convince her to trust him with her life...and her heart.Lost, Inc.: By finding and helping the lost, these broken ex-military investigators heal.
'TIS THE SEASON...FOR MURDERA simple trip home for the holidays is all former FBI profiler Maggie Mason wants. But a serial killer has other plans. Trapped in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, Maggie finds an ally in Lost, Inc. with private investigator Dr. Ian Crane.The handsome widower is reluctant to love again, and the last thing Maggie wants is to put Ian in the line of fire, too. Love could cost them everything....unless they can find their way to each other, in time for Christmas. Lost, Inc.: By finding and helping the lost, these broken former military investigators heal
After losing everything, Della Jackson tries to begin again as an investigator.But she can't forget the past...and neither can someone else. Someone who won't let anyone-even Della's best friend, former Special Operative Paul Mason-stand in the way. As Della is stalked and those closest to her are targeted, both Della and Paul realize there's only one way to survive.They each have to face their greatest fears, overcome the scars of the past and dare to love again...before it's too late. Lost, Inc.: By finding and helping the lost, these broken ex-military investigators heal.
Small town scandal. International terrorist attack. Who among them is the traitor?Sara and Beth have built a multi-million dollar business together, but their once solid friendship is now strained. Beth is leery of Sara's husband, and when he is kidnapped, authorities consider Beth their prime suspect. Then, their small town of Seagrove Village is rocked by an act of terrorism, and Beth doesn't know who to trust. Someone she knows is linked to the attack, but who? Is there a connection to Crossroads Crisis Center? In the midst of the confusion and fear, Beth finds herself attracted to a man from her past. She knows she shouldn't fall in love with him, but she can't resist or even explain their bond. As her world unravels around her, she wonders, is it possible to be beyond redemption?From the Trade Paperback edition.
Three people learn that love is precious and life is short. Read Vicki Hinze's never-before-published short story, Before the White Rose and, as a bonus, lengthy excerpts from three Hinze novels--the mystically romantic Seascape Trilogy: Beyond a Mystic Shore, Upon a Mystic Tide, and Beside a Dreamswept Sea. All three novels are being re-issued by Bell Bridge Books in multi-format ebook editions and new trade paperback editions, beginning with Beyond a Mystic Shore in late September 2011.
HER ENEMY WILL STOP AT NOTHING FOR CONTROLSHE WILL RISK EVERYTHING FOR FREEDOM.A horrific crime shatters Lisa Harper's idyllic childhood. Her father is dead and her desperate mother, Annie, quickly marries Dutch Hauk, an abusive monster who soon reveals his hatred for Lisa. To protect her, Annie defies her ruthless husband and forfeits custody to a trusted friend. Enraged, Dutch vows to keep Annie and Lisa apartand he does. Years later, though keenly aware of Dutch's evil intent, Lisa and her mother seize a chance to be a family, safe in a home where love dwells. But they fail to fathom how far Dutch will go to keep his vow. Determined to control his women, Dutch proves resourceful. His associates in crime are feared at the highest levels across the globeand for Lisa they plan a fate worse than death. Yet she too has formidable connections, including former Special Operations Officer Mark Taylor. Burdened by his own traumatic past, Mark has loved Lisa from afar. Now, for Lisa and her mother to survive, Mark must risk his lifeand even more difficult for him, he must trust God. All as one question haunts them: Can Mark and Lisa untangle these deadly ties before it's too late?';Vicki Hinze hastalent for transforming the unlikely into something beautiful.'PUBLISHER'S WEEKLYFrom the Trade Paperback edition.