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Popular Drop Dead Perfect Creat Rick Murcer am Books Rick Murcer lives in Michigan and like many in that part of the country lost his job in 2008 due to a decline in the economy An experienced executive, he sent out over 600 resumes without success With unemployment benefits waning and savings nearly depleted he did the only logical thing he could think ofcide to become a writer Fortunately for Rick, he defied all conventional wisdom about self publishing and literally became an overnight sensation His first three books Caribbean Moon, Deceitful Moon, and Emerald Moon sold than 300,000 copies between April and October 2011 He had two books in s top ten for many weeks and became both a New York Times and USA Today best selling author.Rick graduated from Michigan State University and is fairly new to the game of writing Proving his knack for storytelling, the first piece he had ever written, Herb s Home Run, was published by The Writer s Journal in 2002 Rick attributes his success to hard work and God s blessing and believes that you can achieve any goal you wish if you just set your mind to it Rick has been married longer than his wife likes to admit, and they have two grown children, three grandkids, and a blind, black Lab named Max, who serves as Rick s writing dog Each morning Max pushes Rick to his writing room so that the dog can snore on his rug while Rick ponds away on the keys And pounds away he does Rick is one of those amazing writers that are so energized by the stories in their heads the words just flow onto the page He has many works in progress so expect titles from him in the near future.. A disturbing and gruesome serial killer is on the loose with a distinct calling card after every murder, he stages his victim s body with meticulous attention to detail perfectly dressed, perfectly made up, and pinned with the disconcerting message NOT HER This serial killer won t settle for anything less than perfection.Forensics expert Ellen Harper is assigned to invA disturbing and gruesome serial killer is on the loose with a distinct calling card after every murder, he stages his victim s body with meticulous attention to detail perfectly dressed, perfectly made up, and pinned with the disconcerting message NOT HER This serial killer won t settle for anything less than perfection.Forensics expert Ellen Harper is assigned to investigate the bizarre string of crimes Reeling from a recent divorce, she channels her emotions and energy into protecting the women of Chicago from the deranged killer To complicate matters, Brice Rogers, a good looking detective with some issues of his own, is working the case at her side.As the body count climbs, Ellen must attempt to conquer her own demons, piece together the workings of a mind born of hate, and find the murderer before he kills again And again.Revised edition This edition of Drop Dead Perfect includes editorial revisions.. Good Books Drop Dead Perfect '.....you don't really know people. We only get to see what they show us,....', or sometimes we see only what we want to see in them.Ellie Harper is a forensic technician who is not having a good day.She has the bodies of two women, found only hours apart, both carefully staged, both with notes pinned to them reading "NOT ME". Her partner has been murdered, and vital evidence from the second crime scene is missing. She has bumped into her asshole of an ex-husband, and assaulted him (again). She has been hauled over the coals by her father, who is also her boss, after a violent altercation with a co-worker, even though she hadn't thrown the first punch. You might be forgiven for thinking that Ellie has a problem with anger-management.Oh, and did I mention that another woman is missing?Or, that for the first time since her divorce, she has feelings for someone?A lot to pack into one day!This is a fast paced, absorbing book with plenty of action. Occasionally it threatened to get a little schmaltzy, but never quite made it.All together this is an entertaining and worthwhile read.Thank you to NetGalley, Amazon Publishing and author Rick Murcer for the gift of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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    Rick Murcer lives in Michigan and like many in that part of the country lost his job in 2008 due to a decline in the economy An experienced executive, he sent out over 600 resumes without success With unemployment benefits waning and savings nearly depleted he did the only logical thing he could think ofcide to become a writer Fortunately for Rick, he defied all conventional wisdom about self publishing and literally became an overnight sensation His first three books Caribbean Moon, Deceitful Moon, and Emerald Moon sold than 300,000 copies between April and October 2011 He had two books in s top ten for many weeks and became both a New York Times and USA Today best selling author.Rick graduated from Michigan State University and is fairly new to the game of writing Proving his knack for storytelling, the first piece he had ever written, Herb s Home Run, was published by The Writer s Journal in 2002 Rick attributes his success to hard work and God s blessing and believes that you can achieve any goal you wish if you just set your mind to it Rick has been married longer than his wife likes to admit, and they have two grown children, three grandkids, and a blind, black Lab named Max, who serves as Rick s writing dog Each morning Max pushes Rick to his writing room so that the dog can snore on his rug while Rick ponds away on the keys And pounds away he does Rick is one of those amazing writers that are so energized by the stories in their heads the words just flow onto the page He has many works in progress so expect titles from him in the near future.

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  • you don t really know people We only get to see what they show us, , or sometimes we see only what we want to see in them.Ellie Harper is a forensic technician who is not having a good day.She has the bodies of two women, found only hours apart, both carefully staged, both with notes pinned to them reading NOT ME Her partner has been murdered, and vital evidence from the second crime scene is missing She has bumped into her asshole of an ex husband, and assaulted him again She has been hauled ov [...]


  • Ellen Ellie Harper is a Forensics Expert working for the Chicago PD If you like forensic details and watch TV shows like CSI, you will love this book.Women are being kidnapped, then killed, and staged at various places around the city with a sign that says Not Her Ellie is called in to work along side the detectives who have been struggling with these crimes.Besides these brutal crimes, Ellie is swimming in her own problems Time hasn t softened the blow she received when her husband divorced her [...]


  • This book turned up on as a feature on one of the free low cost ebook services to which I belong, and it sounded interesting When I visited to learn , I discovered it was free through my new membership in KindleUnlimited Sold, I said the author has quite a few other books under his belt, and this one subtitled An Ellen Harper Psycho Thriller Book 1 had better than decent reviews.When I started reading, though, I wasn t quite as thrilled in fact, after the first half dozen chapters, the word trit [...]


  • 3.5 stars Crime and thriller type books are not my go to genre, but I saw this was offered on KindleUnlimited, and decided, why not When I first started this, I was a bit skeptical because I found the first half of this plot to be slow moving It did pick up though As far as suspenseful, it did have that element but I still felt it was a bit predictable I also wish that the relationship between the hero and heroine would have developed I don t feel their relationship, or either character for tha [...]


  • I received this book from Publishing and NetGalley for an honest review The official release date is May 26th.I m a sucker for a good crime thriller and DROP DEAD PERFECT, while flawed, served up the thrills in spades This is a book that kept me guessing until the very end There were plot points that came about that I didn t see coming at all, and that s always a nice surprise when you ve read as many crime thrillers as I have because to be quite honest, after awhile, you can start to see the sa [...]


  • This ARC kindly provided by NetGalley on behalf of the publisher.I really enjoyed reading this one Through almost all of this I thought the ex was involved somewhere, but no, the knee to the balls Ellie delivered whilst shopping was all the closure she needed.It was easy and fun to read with a great story The only thing I would have really liked to see added would be an epilogue or just one chapter Big Harv s just out of surgery given the interaction between Brice Ellie, there s obviously a rel [...]


  • Thanks Thomas Mercer and Net Galley for the opportunity to read and review this very entertaining book I really liked this book and couldn t believe how quick it went This one cut right to the chase in the first chapter teasing you to read further just to figure what in the heck this killer guy was doing There were a couple of funny parts, something unusual for a crime mystery book, but I liked it There were also some surprises that I totally did not see coming I really enjoyed the characters in [...]


  • I love, this cover.This was a fun afternoon read.It kept me turning the pages but I must say when I got to the stage where I realized we are not dealing with only one crazy person I started to get a bit bored This is very overdone now.What I loved was the relationship between the female lead and her dad That was really good and fun and it kept me reading once I realized that the dad will not simply be written out of the story Do not get too technical in this book It is written for escapism not f [...]


  • A new series with new characters but still Rick Murcer does not disappoint Everytime I thought I had it figured out there was another twist and the ending was totally unexpected Can t wait until the next book


  • First book in a new series about a police woman turned forensic examiner Fast moving and full of action No profanity for the sake of profanity I will read in this series Author has another series that I plan to try.


  • I love Rick Murcer s Manny William s series so it was a no brainer that I would devour this one as fast as his others His writing is never bogged down with pages of fancy descriptions but has a lot of dialogue, which is what makes the story fast paced He also seems to have a good knowledge of how a police department is run so there isn t anything that makes the reader doubt what is happening It took no time at all to get hooked on Murcer s newest protagonist, Ellen Harper, a hotshot forensic tec [...]


  • Drop Dead Perfectwhat can I say I hadn t even finished Chapter One and I could tell our main perpetrator was a nut jobbut the extent of the nuttiness just kept growing as the story went on I was just settling into the story and liking the characters other than our nutty serial killer and then Chapter 14 there are 52 chapters so only a quarter of the way in threw a cat amongst the pigeons My hand flew to my mouth in shock I liked the character of Ellen Ellie she doesn t hold back but she s method [...]


  • I won this book, for free, on First Reads When I won this book, I thought, why did I enter to win this book When I picked it up to read it, I thought, why did I wait so long to read it It was THAT good and I am kicking myself for not reading it sooner As I was reading it, I talked about a little bit about what I was reading at work and now, I have several people waiting in line to read it The book is CSI like and is about a serial killer and takes place in Chicago It is a fast ready and I could [...]


  • After reading Murcer s Manny Williams books, I was intrigued by this new series featuring Ellen Harper A accurate rating would be 3 1 2 stars, if that was possible I liked the main characters and the story line did draw me in BUT, just as with the Manny Williams books, enough already with the overdone plots The story line could have been well done developed with half as many wacked out, psycho characters all crammed into the same book Save some of them for the next story for goodness sakes


  • I won this through giveaway.It was good, not the best mystery I ve read, but included some surprises I would read the next book if it becomes a series I want to know about the protagonist and her close associates I can recommend it to those who mysteries about serial killers with a little romance thrown in.


  • I LOVED THIS BOOKI seriously couldn t stop reading this story I loved the characters, the flow of the plot, everything He had me from the beginning Intense, suspenseful and so hard to put down


  • A CSI, Ellen Harper, is the main character she has anger issues after her husband ran off with another woman I think her anger issues were a little too much is why I didn t like the book as much as I would have otherwise A light, fun mystery


  • This is an enjoyable read, with some very compelling moments, but I cannot fully endorse this book as a must read simply because it seems to try too hard at times the budding relationship feels a bit forced the closest friend of the main character was needlessly thrown into the climax of the story and the final plot twist was not necessary and felt clumsy I do not want to be too harsh as I was entertained, but I am left wondering just how much better this book could have been if the author had p [...]


  • A Perfect Story Enthralling In this intense crime novel, a disturbed, gruesome serial killer is on the loose in Chicago He s seeking perfection in women if they aren t perfect, they are dead Forensics expert Ellen Harper is investigating these murders, along with detective Brice Rogers who has some issues which Ellen has to deal with Things are tense as the body count rises This story has a major twist near the end it is captivating, awesome, and well written It s a story which shocks you, but i [...]


  • Good readThought it was great I loved the different perspectives of each character from chapter to chapter It was not very suspenseful as I just wanted to know why the murders were happening Overall it was a great book that I found on kindle unlimited.


  • This was another good, suspenseful serial killer novel my favorite genre for right now These characters are well written, intense plot, I think you will enjoy this read if this is the genre for you





  • CSI fans will love itThe story is fast moving and an enjoyable ride Liked the characters a lot Some interesting twists along the way Good, quick Saturday read.


  • Ok I will just tell you, don t start this book late at night You will be sucked in and not be able to put it down Then you will be suffering from a book hangover the next day.Let me introduce you to Ellen Harper, a forensic expert who is assigned to catch a serial killer Who poses his victims and leaves the message NOT HER She is working with a hot detective with problems of his own They have to conquer their demons and find the killer before he kills again This is a very intense action packed t [...]


  • I received a free copy of this book, through NetGalley, in exchange for a review This review may contain spoilers.I thought this book had a really interesting plot It was fairly short and easy to read and I found Ellen to be a really intriguing character I was a bit confused about what her job actually was for a while, I have to say I got confused when it mentioned she was working in the lab.I liked seeing Ellen s relationship with her father, though I would have liked to see of how she interac [...]


  • Drop Dead Perfect by Rick Murcer is a mystery thriller set in Chicago, Illinois Ellen Harper is a forensics tech with the Chicago Police Department She also has an extremely bad temper and hitting issues Ellen ended up getting hit by female officer, Bella Sanchez of course, Ellen hit back Bella asked if she looked fat in her evening gown, and Ellen told her the truth it is not a good thing when someone looks like a sausage in too tight a casing Ellen s husband left her a year ago with a text mes [...]



  • Rick Murcer had several self published books preceding Drop Dead Perfect, a product of s Thomas and Mercer imprint.Ellen Harper has a temper problem, which creates a number of other problems for her work as a forensics investigator for the Chicago Police Department Complicating matters for her are a series of murders of young women, all found perfectly dressed and made up yet bearing the same written sign Not her Harper will need to keep a rein on that temper to solve the crime and keep herself [...]


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