Romance with Motive

Experience an immersive escape from reality with romantic suspense books by author Angela Applewhite. Get hooked from the very first sentence, and explore the ultimate adventure
in love. Fast-paced suspenseful and breathtakingly hot – get ready to fall in love with these characters and their sizzling romances.

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“The blend of romance, intrigue, and suspense was amazing!”

Great read

This book just pull you right into it! Grabs your attention in the first few pages! I love books that totally pull you right in and you just can’t put the book down until you finish it. This is certainly one of those books! I love how the author developed the characters. Fantastic read!
- Amanda Smith

Exciting Book!

I enjoyed this book. It is full of excitement and lots of detective work. It shows what is behind the scenes of a forensic pathologist. I loved the love story in between the killings. It was unique and kept my attention.
I loved the main characters. The writer does a wonderful job of letting you feel the characters problems.
- Rita J. Spratlen

Inside Love

They met ten years ago not knowing either one’s name,
just a story character, but they shared so much more than they realized from that one now get. This story kept me going and not wanting to put it down!!!
My granddaughter is studying forensic science so I’m definitely going to share this book
with her.
- Moy

Immerse Yourself in Unforgettable Stories
of Love, Murder and Betrayal

Let’s face it, modern romance is complex—from falling in love to experiencing heartbreak to dealing with lust, infidelity, and betrayal. Escape reality and discover what it means to risk it all for true love without leaving your reading chair.

It’s the ultimate adventure in love that ticks all the boxes.

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Coming this fall

Compromising Secrets

When the police can’t solve her father’s murder, cybersecurity expert Silken Thorne starts her own investigation. But she’s unprepared for the one lead that will give her the identity of the killer.

Harrison Campbell made a promise. Now his mother is dead.
His father is in a coma, and his brother is missing. To protect his family’s legacy, he must fight an anonymous hacker with extortion demands. But he will never pay. He will do anything, even if it means turning to the beautiful Silken Thorne, the CSE expert who penetrated their servers, investigated their business, and later recommended that the government monitor their network activity.

Working together to uncover the anonymous cybercriminal’s identity, more than servers are probed, more than secrets are exposed, and the truth seems locked away in a tightly woven web of betrayal.

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Twist of Fate

Would you risk the lives of your lover and unborn child if it was your only chance to save them?

Fast-paced, smart, and impossible to put down. The ultimate non-guilty pleasure.

Awaiting the birth of their first child, Gibson’s only problem
is Madison’s refusal to marry him. Until a convicted rapist
kidnaps her.

In a race against the clock, Gibson must find Madison before
it’s too late. As a soldier and trauma surgeon, he’s no stranger to dramatic rescues. But as time ticks away, he has to ask himself:
is hers the one life he can’t save?

If you love getting swept up in a story, this is your next adventure. Captivating from beginning to end, you’ll fall in love with the characters and be left wanting more. Join thousands of other readers and find out if Gibson can save Madison from her kidnapper in time.

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Torn: A Forensic Romance

This murderously good page turner has readers racing to
the finish.

Ten years ago, Nicolas shared a night of passion with Savanna, before being deployed to a war zone. It was a night that he will never forget, because it saved his life in ways he never could
have predicted.

Ten years later, they are fatefully reunited to solve a vicious crime. But can this unlikely pairing untangle their complicated past before a ruthless killer tears their world apart?

WOW effect.

“I really enjoyed this book and can’t wait to read more by Ms. Applewhite! I loved how well thought out the characters were and how relatable as well. The blend of romance, intrigue, and suspense was amazing!”
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What Readers are Saying…

I didn’t want it to end!

A page turner that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Immediately immersed in the story, the author kept me wanting to know more as the present and past timelines of the story unfolded. Relatable and down to earth characters had me rooting for love to conquer all. The perfect read for a rainy afternoon.
- Amy

Seriously a must-read.

I was held captive from the beginning to the (to soon) end…. Left me wanting more. The attention to details in her writing style allows me to experience the emotions of the characters. Seriously a must-read. Look out for more from this Author.
- Yvette

Excellent read

I really enjoyed this novel. The suspensful story line kept you engaged. I love the fact that it is set in Canada. It was nice to be able to identify with the Canadian references. I like how the author worked the story about 2 lovers who found their way back to each other after several years. I would definitely recommend this book to others. 2 thumbs up!
- C Lewis

Meet the author

Hi, I’m Angela Applewhite

Writer, travel addict, wine lover, natural health enthusiast

I’m an emerging indie author making a splash within the romantic suspense genre.

My stories provide equal parts love, comeuppance, passion, and danger, combined with non-fiction themes like betrayal, revenge, loss and justice played out in high-stakes, real world professions like forensic science, cyber crime, and
police procedural.

This is where kick-ass female heroines fall in love.

You’ll find strong female characters with complex personalities and badass jobs lighting up the pages.
Pair these ladies with my modern-day men, and
you’ll find yourself getting more invested in their love
as the tension builds.

If you’re ready to fall in love with characters, and experience the ultimate adventure in passion and intrigue, I’m so excited to share these stories with you.

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My novels are Romantic Suspense stories containing varying degrees of violence, consensual sex, drugs, and foul language. Kidnapping/abduction. Character recount of miscarriage, assault weapons (guns and machete), incarceration. Murder. Sexual assault (occurs off-page during the story). Threats of violence. Past loss of a loved one.

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