About the Author...
R. Barri Flowers is an award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of more than one hundred books, including spinetingling crime, suspense, mystery, and legal thriller fiction, entertaining young adult mysteries, and riveting true crime books. He has also written a number of short stories and articles over a long writing career and contributed to the Killer Nashville Blog with The Fictional Serial Killer.
Barri is the editor of the acclaimed true crime anthology, Masters of True Crime: Chilling Stories of Murder and the Macabre, and co-editor of the mystery anthologies, Murder Past, Murder Present and Murder Here, Murder There. His mystery short story, “The Wrong End of a Gun,” was published in Seattle Noir. The author’s true crime bestseller, The Sex Slave Murders, was “selected as one of Suspense Magazine's Best Books.”
Exposed Evidence is a Level Best Books legal thriller that will be published in 2021, followed by two standalone crime thrillers in subsequent years. Other page turning legal and thriller fiction by the author include Persuasive Evidence, State’s Evidence, Deadly Defense, Justice Served, Dark Streets of Whitechapel, Night Killers, and Murder of the Hula Dancers.
As proud graduate of Michigan State University, Barri is the recipient of the prestigious Wall of Fame Award from its renowned School of Criminal Justice, among other accolades. As a highly sought-after expert of violent criminality, victims, and offenders, the author has appeared on popular television crime investigative series, such as the Biography Channel’s Crime Stories and Investigation Discovery’s Wicked Attraction, and Oxygen’s Snapped: Killer Couples.
Barri is a member of the American Crime Writers League and International Thriller Writers.
About the Books...
EXPOSED EVIDENCE (A Jessica Frost Legal Thriller) (2021)
TILL SHE WAS DONE (A Psychological Thriller)(2023)
News and Reviews...
Praise for Barri’s mystery thriller fiction and true crime:
“Flowers may be a new voice in modern mystery writing, but he is already one of its best voices.” - Statesman Journal
“With his amazing background and varied stories, Flowers’s tales of crime in paradise will pull the reader right in.” -- Karen Harper, bestselling author
“R. Barri Flowers writes with the passion and knowledge of someone who truly knows his craft.” - Allison Leotta, former federal prosecutor
“Not just simply compelling, it also activates reader’s consciousness.... Powerful legal suspense is riveting.” - Fresh Fiction
“R. Barri Flowers gives readers a fine procedural along with appealing characters and great local color.” - Bill Crider, Edgar winner
“Vivid details of police procedure one would expect from top criminologist. A gripping novel in what promises to be an outstanding series.” - Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling author
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