Born and raised in the Midwest, Tami Hoag started writing at a young age. She began her writing career in 1988 writing category romances for Bantam’s Loveswept line. She wrote sixteen novels in five years ranging in genre from romantic comedy to romantic suspense. Readers enjoy her richly developed characters and snappy dialogue. This writer did not want to be pigeonholed as a strictly romance author. Hoag and three colleagues made the leap from romance to thrillers at about the same time. The group called themselves the Divas.
#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Tami Hoag delivers a shocking new thriller Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until a notorious serial killer tried to add her to his list of victims. Nearly a year has passed since surviving her ordeal, but the physical, emotional, and psychologica...
Kovac and Liska - 4
#1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag brings back her fan-favorite Minneapolis investigators Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska in the haunting new thriller The 9th Girl. The ninth unidentified body to turn up in Minneapolis in 2012 is nicknamed Jane Doe 9. Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska take on the ...
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Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska return to investigate the death of a Jane Doe in New York Times bestseller Tami Hoag’s short story The 1st Victim. New Year’s Day is a time for new beginnings, but Minneapolis homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are focused on endings: specifically, the tr...
Oak Knoll - 3
Once upon a time I had the perfect family. I had the perfect husband. I had the perfect children. I had the perfect life in the perfect home. And then, as in all fairy tales, evil came into our lives and destroyed us. Four years after the unsolved disappearance of her sixteen-year-old daughter, La...
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"My daddy hurt my mommy." The 911 call from a small child sends the idyllic California town of Oak Knoll into a tailspin. A brutal crime scene is discovered: the body of Marissa Fordham with her young daughter, Haley, injured but alive. Sheriff's detective Tony Mendez faces a puzzle with nothing b...
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California, 1985. Four children and young teacher Anne Navarre make a gruesome discovery: a partially buried female body, her eyes and mouth glued shut. A serial killer is at large, and the very bonds that hold their idyllic town together are about to be tested to the breaking point. Tasked with f...
In her most pulse-pounding thriller yet, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag brings back Elena Estes, the street-smart heroine of Dark Horse--and propels readers into the heart of decadence and danger: seductive, ultrarich Palm Beach society. On this glamorous playground, the wealthy com...
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It was a crime so brutal, it changed the lives of even the most hardened cops. Everyone agrees that Karl Dahl is the killer. Only Judge Carey Moore seems to be standing in the way of keeping him in custody. Her ruling that Dahl's prior criminal record is inadmissible raises a public outcry--and mak...
Bike messenger Jace Damon is on his last delivery of a long day--a package from one of L.A.'s sleaziest defense attorneys, Lenny Lowell. But when Jace tries to make the drop, he is chased, shot at, and barely escapes with the package--and his life. Meanwhile, Lowell has been murdered and Jace finds...
It is the story of an ex-cop, a missing girl, and a killer locked in a race where there can be only one winner--and the losers die trying. In a trailer in a Florida swamp, time is running out for eighteen year-old Erin Seabright. A pawn in a kidnapper's terrifying game for a ransom no one can p...
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Sorry. The single word was written on the mirror. In front of it hung the body of Andy Fallon, a Minneapolis Internal Affairs cop. Was it suicide? Or a kinky act turned tragic accident? Either way, it wasn't murder. At least not according to the powers that be. But veteran homicide detective Sa...
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He performs his profane ceremony in a wooded Minneapolis park, anointing his victims, then setting the bodies ablaze. He has already claimed three lives, and he won't stop there. Only this time there is a witness. But she isn't talking. Enter Kate Conlan, former FBI agent turned victim/witness a...
Bayou Breaux - 4
Terror stalks the streets of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana. A suspected murderer is free on a technicality, and the cop accused of planting evidence against him is ordered off the case. But Detective Nick Fourcade refuses to walk away. He's stepped over the line before. This case threatens to push him ov...
A cold-blooded kidnapper has been playing a twisted game with a terrified Minnesota town. Now a respected member of the community stands accused of a chilling act of evil. But when a second boy disappears, a frightened public demands to know: Have the police caught the wrong man? Is the nightmare c...
A peaceful Minnesota town, where crime is something that just doesn't happen, is about to face its worst nightmare. A young boy disappears. There are no witnesses, no clues--only a note, cleverly taunting, casually cruel. Has a cold-blooded kidnapper struck? Or is this the reawakening of a long-qui...
A story filled with heart-stopping suspense and shocking passion ... a story of a woman drawn to a man as hard and untamable as the land he loves, and to a town steeped in secrets--where a killer lurks. Marilee Jennings had come to New Eden, Montana, for a much-needed vacation, but her dream get...
Bayou Breaux - 3
NO ONE HEARD HER CRY FOR HELP... All attorney Laurel Chandler wanted was a place to hide, to escape the painful memories of a case that had destroyed her career, her marriage, and nearly her life. But coming home to the peaceful treelined streets of her old hometown won't give Laurel the serenit...
STILL WATERS RUN DEEP... When Elizabeth Stuart searched for a quiet, peaceful home for herself and her son, Still Creek seemed perfect. Nestled in the heart of lush Amish farmlands, this small, idyllic Minnesota town would allow her to put a shattering divorce behind her. But the locals were noti...
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ERIK - A Golden-Haired Sir Galahad with a Taste for Twinkies... He arrived on the scene like a conqueror, defending her cause with confidence and compassion, but Lynn Shaw suspected the charismatic politician was only looking for headlines! Intrigued by her sensual lips and pinned by her emerald...
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STORM -- He Was All Muscle, All Heart -- and All Hers His smoky drawl made her think of rumpled sheets and long, deep kisses that lasted half the night, but Julia McCarver was furious when Storm Dalton threw her over his shoulder and vowed he was going to marry her! The impossibly sexy quart...
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HE WAS A MAN OF DARK DESIRES.... As wild and mysterious as the Louisiana swamp he called home, Lucky Doucet was a dangerously attractive Cajun no woman could handle. His solitary life left no room for the likes of elegant Serena Sheridan, but Lucky couldn't deny her desperate need to find her mi...
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An All-American Smile, and Blue Eyes a Girl Could Drown In... Writer Jake Gannon couldn't believe it - his brand-new Porsche had overheated in the middle of nowhere, and now he was being towed by a brunette named Dixie! He'd driven South in search of the missing Devon Stafford, the exquisite blo...
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The Handsome Hospital Romeo... Matt Thorne awakened to find that his nurse looked like an angel from another century--and her innocent beauty made the world seem suddenly new. The brash doctor had come to his sister's country inn to recover from injuries suffered in a gang attack, but he'd never...
The Wicked Cajun Rogue... Remy Doucet was no ones idea of the perfect nanny for a houseful of wild kids, but Danielle Hamilton was desperate enough to hire the dark-eyed hunk with the boxer's build and the sexiest grin shed ever seen! The world-class photographer was more than confident in the w...
The Devilishly Reckless Rogue... When Alexandra Gianni felt a man grab her shoulder and quickly threw Christian Atherton to the ground, the aristocratic charmer was intrigued and challenged! Women were supposed to fall at his feet, not the other way around. With his infamous grin and irreverent...
Rainbow Chasers - 4
A HOUSE OF MYSTERY AND SHADOWS Strange things were happening in Drake House: A perfect rose appearing on a pillow... an antique dress materializing out of nowhere... a mysterious spirit roaming the halls ... A WOMAN OF SILK AND SUSPICION Five years after Rachel Lindquist had left California to...
The Sexiest Man on Earth... The fan magazines called Pat Reilly the Hunk from Down Under, the man-of-action movie star who made strong women tremble, but young widow Jayne Jordan had fled Hollywood--and the attraction that burned between her and her husband's best friend--for serenity in a small c...
Dressed as a sexy comic-book princess on her way to a costume party, Alaina Montgomery couldn't believe it when her car broke down on a dark mountain road! The last thing she needed was a disguised Dylan Harrison trying to rescue her -- and getting them both arrested! So what if he was imposs...
Elegantly handsome Shane Callan was trouble -- Dirty Harry in disguise -- and not quite civilized underneath! But Faith Kincaid was stuck with him. Her decision to appear as a witness in a bribery trial had placed her in peril so great, Shane had been assigned to protect her. He wanted her to be...
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Jace Cooper was back in town, and Rebecca Bradshaw desperately wished she didn't have to face him! Seven years before, the impossibly charming, utterly tempting baseball player had taught her passion, then broke her heart when he'd left to play in the pros. She'd worked so hard to forget him, but s...
When Rylan Quaid proposed to Maggie McSwain at his sister's wedding, joy and fierce disappointment warred in her heart. She'd loved him forever, wanted him desperately. But could he really be so insensitive that he would suggest it was time he settled down, and she might as well be the one he did i...
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Bronwynn Prescott Pierson had certainly made a mess of things! She'd left a disloyal groom at the altar, driven to Vermont, and now stood, near-tears, on the steps of a ramshackled Victorian house in her satin wedding gown. When a gorgeous, all-American hunk emerged from the woods, she didn't know ...
Nick Leone was a walking hunk poster, a Yankee heartthrob with a mysterious past and a rogue's smile that dared Katie Quaid to unmask him! The exquisite Southern lady had her own deep secrets, and when Nick heard the tremble beneath her smooth, sweet drawl, he vowed to melt the walls that caged the...
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Kelsie Connors groaned! It was bad enough that she'd picked up the wrong briefcase--the one filled with slinky lingerie she sold at home parties--but now the chimp she had brought to audition for a big TV campaign was destroying advertising executive Alexander McKnight's office, and redecorating it...
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Just what Genna Hastings needed, a conceited creep of a new neighbor with rippling muscles, mile-wide shoulders, and a wicked Jack Nicholson smile that could melt stone! It wasn't often that women resisted star quarterback J.J. Hennessy, but he was ready to trade all the cover girls he'd dated for ...