Romantic Suspense novelist Dixie Land brings a wealth of experience to her writing and to her latest venture as a publisher.
Born in Iowa, Land married her high school sweetheart, Larry. They have lived in North Carolina for nearly 40 years, For many years, Land, a registered nurse, devoted her time to her family, tutoring in a private school and dealing with the public while working with her husband in his contracting business. After their son was raised, Land decided to pursue a dream she had set aside for years – to write a novel.
20 years and 12 books later, Land not only continues to weave stories that garner favorable reviews and recommendations from such publications as Our State Magazine and Writers’ Digest, she and partner David Shaffer launched their own publishing company in 2005, Alabaster Book Publishing. To date they have published 117 novels for 48 authors.
Land is a founding member of the Triad Writers Roundtable and also helped organize the first Triad chapter of Sisters-in-Crime. In the fall of 2006, Land was recognized in FORSYTH WOMAN MAGAZINE as one of the region’s “Women on the Move.”
Recommended as another great read by a North Carolina author in the 2005 October issue of OUR STATE MAGAZINE.
Lisa York thought she had the perfect husband the perfect family the perfect marriage. There’s an old adage…if it seems to be good to be true it probably is. Lisa learned the truth of that in a cruel way. Heartbroken and insecure as her life crumbles around her she acts on a foolish impulse in a moment of weakness and finds herself a suspect in a murder investigation. Dixie Land’s third romantic suspense novel will captivate readers with realistic complex characters a finely hewn plot and engrossing prose
The fast paced sequel to Circle of Secrets. “An action packed novel balanced by a tender love story.” ...Joanne Clarey.
Every successful operative gathers enemies throughout his career Agent Alex Sheridan is no exception. When powerful drug lord Alfonse Guarino escapes from prison he is obsessed with seeking revenge against Alex for destroying his lucrative drug empire. Alex and Angelina plan a romantic evening wihout their two-year-old daughter. Alex enters their home to find his wife bound to a chair surrounded by three gunmen weapons aimed at him. Critically wounded and left for dead Alex wakes to learn Angelina has vanished without a trace. His only clue a taunting note from Guarino “I promised you’d pay! This is so perfect. Your wife is convinced you’re dead. You know she is alive. What a lovely sensous woman she is!” A pursuit that spans two continents begins and every avenue Alex explores becomes a dead-end. Even her family’s fortune can’t buy them the ticket to Guarino. He has simply disappeared. Like many others who have found the dark-haired blue-eyed beauty irresistible Guarino is captivated by Angelina. His deepest desire turns from vengeance to a compelling passion for her love. As the puzzle is pieced together lives are indangered and relationships are threatened and answers come from some shocking sources. In this deadly cat and mouse game where the villain controls all the moves Land hooks readers on the first page and holds them to the last.