Detective Kendall Halsrud Series Book 1

Relative Malice by Marla Madison

Kendall Halsrud free ebookDetective Kendall Halsrud is a woman easily identified with. As the reader first meets Kendall, she’s investigating the scene of a home invasion that has left an entire family dead and a baby missing.

Kendall’s car is stuffed with all her worldly goods after being tossed out by a disgruntled roommate. She takes an apartment across the hall from a young girl with albinism who does card readings to earn extra money. Brynn, who is also a hacker, helps Kendall in her search for the missing child everyone else believes is dead.

Kendall’s desperate search to find the child derails when a man is arrested for murdering the family and claims that he killed the baby. Suspecting he had an accomplice, she isn’t convinced. Unable to give up on the baby, Kendall puts her career and her own life at risk, unearthing deadly family secrets in pursuit of the truth.

The suspense builds as Kendall tries to stop a killer before he strikes again. Get your copy of this page-turner today!


Meet the author of the Detective Kendall Halsrud Series, Marla Madison:

Kendall Halsrud free ebook by Marla MadisonMarla Madison is the author of two suspense series. She’s Not There is her debut suspense novel and is the first book of the TJ Peacock and Lisa Rayburn series.TRESPASS, is the second and Marla’s next novel will be the third of that series.

Relative Malice, her second book begins the Detective Kendall Halsrud series. Iced Malice, is the second book of that series.

Marla is a retired Federal Mediator who works as an Arbitrator. She lives on Prairie Lake in Northwestern Wisconsin with her significant other, Terry, a beloved shelter dog, Skygge, and Poncho, an opinionated feline from the same shelter.

Also an avid reader of suspense, some of Marla’s favorite authors are Tana French, Lisa Gardner, Jeffrey Deaver, Jonathan Kellerman, James Patterson, Tess Gerritson, and Tami Hoag.

When not reading or writing, Marla enjoys hanging out with other area authors, playing duplicate bridge, golfing, and going on long walks with her dog.

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