Harlequin Intrigue
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Injured homicide detective Brodey Hayward needs a distraction, and he finds it as a consultant on a cold case murder. When Brodey’s investigation delays plans to remodel the former crime scene, he uncovers another kind of distraction: spirited Lexi Vanderbilt. Despite her distrust of men, Brodey charms the alluring interior designer into helping him examine the case facts.

Working closely with the ultrasexy detective helps Lexi lower her guard, igniting a passion that even Chicago’s winter can’t cool. As they close in on the killer, Lexi becomes his new target. To save her, Brodey must either betray her trust—or risk losing Lexi forever.

Harlequin Intrigue
Read a little, Buy the book

Harlequin Intrigue
Read a little, Buy the book

Harlequin Intrigue
Read a little, Buy the book

Coming in October
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writes romantic suspense and mystery.  She is a Jersey girl at heart, but now lives in the Midwest with her workaholic husband, sports obsessed son and Buddy the Wheaten Terrorist (Terrier). She is a co-founder of Romance University blog and Lady Jane's Salon-Naperville, a reading series dedicated to romantic fiction.

ANGI: What do you like best about the hero of THE DETECTIVE?
ADRIENNE: I love how protective he is of his loved ones. I come from a family of over-protective alpha males so it was fun giving Brodey a lot of the tendencies the men in my family have. Brodey tends to drive people a little crazy, but he does it out of a place of love so his peeps tend to forgive him. :)

ANGI: What do you like best about the heroine of THE DETECTIVE?
ADRIENNE: Lexi is independent and doesn’t rely on anyone but herself to make her way in the world. I knew from the get-go I wanted the heroine in this book to be fiercely independent. It made for great conflict with Brodey’s protective nature. 

ANGI: Would you rather be in a Fairy Tale or Action Adventure?
ADRIENNE: Action adventure. Life is full of uncertainties and I think we learn from conflict. It may be rough going through it, but I know with every difficult situation I’ve faced, I’ve come out of it stronger. Still, a fairy tale is nice every now and again!

ANGI: Beaches or Ski Resorts?
ADRIENNE: Beaches! I grew up on the Jersey Shore and spent my summers on the beach. There’s something about the ocean that settles me. I think when I’m near the ocean I think of family and love and that never gets old. :)

ANGI: What’s your favorite snack food?
ADRIENNE: Well, if we’re talking sweets, it’s dark chocolate or cupcakes. If we’re talking healthy it’s berries. I have a wicked sweet tooth and need a little nibble of something sweet every day.

ANGI: Hiking Boots or Dancing Heels?
ADRIENNE: Dancing heels! No doubt. Although, I do have a pair of hiking shoes I bought for a trip to my pal Kelsey Browning’s mountain cabin. I haven’t worn them since though!

ANGI: What’s your favorite rerun on television?
ADRIENNE: Not long ago I stumbled across a marathon of The Carol Burnett Show and I had a ball watching them. It’s just classic and hilarious comedy.  

ANGI: What's your most favorite thing to do when traveling?
ADRIENNE: Eat! I love to sample the local fare when I travel. I’m not terribly adventurous when it comes to trying new foods, but when I travel I like to try different things. 

ANGI: What is your biggest vice?
ADRIENNE: Chocolate. I like a good mojito at times also.

ANGI’S GOTTA ASK: What is your best wish come true?

ADRIENNE’s GOTTA ANSWER:   My best wish come true would be a cure for cancer. I’ve lost three of the most important people in my live to this awful disease and I’m hoping one day we can wipe it out. On a lighter note, hitting the lottery would be nice too! Then I’d travel for an entire year. 

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  1. I can get on board with travelling for a year, especially if I did win the lottery.

    Loved seeing your covers as I moved down the post.


    1. Hi, Mary. I think my first response was gobbled up by the cyber monster so this might be a dupe! LOL. I've been very lucky with my covers. Harlequin completely nailed the cover for The Rebel. That's exactly how I picture the hero in my head.

  2. Welcome back to GLIAS, Adrienne.

    I could also get on board traveling the world. And of course, flying the people I want to see to wherever I'm at...yeah, I could dig that.

    1. Thank you for having me, Angi. I always love visiting GLIAS. You're questions are are great fun to answer. :)

  3. Enjoyed the Q&A!
    If I won the lotto, I would build a house, set up money for my nephews' college education, and buy more books!

    1. That sounds like a perfect plan, Colleen. College and books!

      Thanks for popping by.

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    1. Travel seems to be popular! Thanks for stopping in.

  5. The first thing I would do is say "How did I win? I never bought a ticket!" I never buy lottery tickets. Ever. But if I did come across a lot of money, I would give it equally to my 4 kids.

    1. LOL, Jo-Anne. I never play either. We can dream though! Thanks for popping by.