Best-selling novelist Brandilyn Collins is known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense® and vibrant red hair and equally vibrant personality! Her harrowing crime thrillers have earned her the tagline "Don't forget to b r e a t h e . . ." Brandilyn's first book, A Question of Innocence, was a true crime. Brandilyn's awards for her novels include the ACFW Book of the Year (three times), Inspirational Readers' Choice, and Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice. Brandilyn is also known for her distinctive book on fiction-writing techniques, Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors. The Writer magazine named Getting into Character one of the best books on writing. Brandilyn teaches the craft of fiction at writers' conferences. She prays with and guides others in the conference prayer room. She and her family divide their time between homes in the California Bay Area and northern Idaho.
Favorite verse: Psalm 138:8 The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever— do not abandon the works of your hands.
2014 Christy Award Finalist/Christian Book Award Finalist
Driving down a rural road, Hannah Shire stops to help a man in a car accident. The man whispers mysterious words to her---and soon people are trying to kill Hannah, her adult daughter, and her elderly mother! Even the police may be involved. Pressed on all sides, can she keep her family safe?