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The Dancing Girls

(2019)
(The first book in the Detective Jo Fournier series)
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An absolutely gripping crime thriller with nail-biting suspense

The light in her wide brown eyes dimmed as she drew her last breath. She might have been beautiful lying there on the floor, if it wasn't for the purple marks on her neck and the angry red line on her finger where her wedding band used to be....

When Jeanine Hammond is found dead in a hotel in the picture-perfect town of Oakhurst, newly-promoted Detective Jo Fournier is thrown into a disturbing case. Who would murder this shy, loving wife and leave her body posed like a ballerina?

Jo wants to know why Jeanine's husband is so controlling about money, and where Jeanine's wedding ring is, but before she and her team can get close to the truth, another woman is found strangled in a hotel, arms placed gracefully above her head like a dancer.

While digging through old case files, Jo makes a terrifying link to a series of cold cases: each victim bears the same strangulation marks. But the FBI won't take Jo seriously, and if she disobeys direct orders by investigating the killings outside of her jurisdiction, it will mean the end of the career she's already sacrificed so much for, even her relationship.

Just as Jo is beginning to lose hope, she finds messages on the victims' computers that make her question whether these small-town women were hiding big lies. Jo thinks this is the missing link between the victims, but she knows the killer is moments away from selecting his next victim. Will it lead her to the most twisted killer of her career in time, or will another innocent life be lost?

An absolutely brilliant new crime thriller series that fans of Robert Dugoni, Lisa Regan and Melinda Leighwill devour in one sitting.

"That ending! Holy moly I did not see that coming. A twist to end all twists! It was fantastic.... Really look forward to more books in this series. If they are anything like this one, they are all going to be winners!" (Once Upon a Time Book Reviews, five stars)

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

May 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dancing Girls: An absolutely gripping crime thriller with nail-biting suspense (Detective Jo Fournier)
Author(s): M M Chouinard
ISBN: 1-78681-824-8 / 978-1-78681-824-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

May 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Dancing Girls: Detective Jo Fournier, Book 1
Author(s): M M Chouinard
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   


May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Dancing Girls: Detective Jo Fournier, Book 1
Author(s): M M Chouinard
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Dancing Girls: Detective Jo Fournier, Book 1
Author(s): M M Chouinard
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Dancing Girls: Detective Jo Fournier, Book 1
Author(s): M M Chouinard
Publisher: Hachette UK - Bookouture
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Dancing Girls: An absolutely gripping crime thriller with nail-biting suspense (A Detective Jo Fournier Novel Book 1)
Author(s): M M Chouinard
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU