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Julia Heaberlin

Biography

Julia Heaberlin

Julia Heaberlin is the author of the international bestseller BLACK-EYED SUSANS and PAPER GHOSTS. Heaberlin’s psychological thrillers, all set in Texas, have sold to more than 18 countries. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed PLAYING DEAD and LIE STILL. As a journalist, she worked as a features editor at The Detroit News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Dallas Morning News, and has always been especially interested in true crime and how events play out years later. The Star-Telegram Life & Arts section was named one of the Top 10 sections in the country during her tenure as its editor. Heaberlin, who grew up in Texas, lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area where she is at work on her next novel.

Julia Heaberlin

Books by Julia Heaberlin

by Julia Heaberlin - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

An obsessive young woman has been waiting half her life for this moment. Now she is almost certain the man who kidnapped and murdered her sister sits in the passenger seat beside her. Carl Louis Feldman is a documentary photographer who may or may not have dementia --- and may or may not be a serial killer. The young woman claims to be his long-lost daughter. He doesn’t believe her. He claims no memory of murdering girls across Texas. She doesn’t believe him. Determined to find the truth, she lures him out of a halfway house and proposes a dangerous idea: a 10-day road trip to examine cold cases linked to his haunting photographs. Is he a liar or a broken old man? Is he a pathological con artist? Or is she?

by Julia Heaberlin - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

As a 16-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving “Black-Eyed Susan.” Her testimony about those tragic hours put a man on death row. Now, almost two decades later, Tessa is shocked to discover a freshly planted patch of black-eyed susans just outside her bedroom window. As the clock ticks toward the execution, Tessa fears for her sanity, but even more for the safety of her teenaged daughter.

by Julia Heaberlin - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

When Emily and her husband move to the wealthy enclave of Clairmont, Texas, she hopes she can finally escape --- and outrun the stalker who has taunted her for years. But as she is drawn into a nest of secretive Texas women --- and into the company of their queen, Caroline Warwick --- Emily finds that acceptance is a very dangerous game. It isn’t long before Caroline mysteriously disappears and Emily is facing a rash of anonymous threats.