The Chase

A Novel

series: Jill Lewis Mysteries

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After investigative reporter Jill Lewis breaks what should be the biggest story of her career, she is bewildered to find herself out of a job and sent packing. To make matters worse, her high-profile boyfriend ends their relationship because it could damage his own political career. Returning to her hometown of Delavan, Wisconsin, to lick her wounds, Jill must settle for work at the town's small weekly newspaper.
But the former Washington Gazette star soon finds herself caught up in a chilling race to uncover the evidence that will help her reclaim her job, preserve her family's reputation, and save her life. This exciting page-turner expertly blends suspense, romance, and a dynamic female lead into a gripping political thriller.


"This is a roller-coaster ride of a tale. Wales and Shope make for an excellent new writing team."--T.Davis Bunn

"Don't miss this intriguing page-tuner! My friend Susan Wales is a great story-teller, and she and Robin Shope have woven an inspirational tale of romance and suspense. This thriller will keep you on the edge of
your seat, as well as touch your heart. The multi-dimenstional characters will stay in your heart long after the book has ended, and like me, you'll be counting the days for the sequel to be released."--Nancy Stafford, actress, speaker, and author of Beauty by the Book

"Wales and Shope alone are very good writers. Together, their writing jumps off the page and grabs your attention with suspense, intrigue, and romance. It doesn't let up until they have dazzled you. Their wonderful storytelling was so compelling that I almost forgot to eat lunch."--Dom Deluise

"I enjoyed The Chase so much, I just couldn't put it down."--Carol DeLuise

The Authors

  1. Susan Wales

    Susan Wales

    Susan Wales is the author of several books including Standing on the Promises, Social Graces, The Pleasure of Your Company, Faith in Gods and Generals, and The Replacement, which she co-wrote with Robin Shope. Susan is...

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  2. Robin Shope

    Robin Shope

    Robin Shope is the author of dozens of magazine articles, educational pieces, and short stories. She is also the co-author, with Susan Wales, of The Replacement. A veteran teacher, Robin lives with her husband and two grown children in Flower Mound, Texas.

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"Through incricate and unexpected plot twists authors Susan Wales and Robin Shop allow the reader to watch Jill evolve emotionally and spiritually."--Charisma, March 2004

"Susan Wales and Robin Shope have a flair for romance and character-driven narrative. . ." --Romantic Times Book Club, March 2004

"Through intricate and unexpected plot twists, authors Wales and Shope allow the reader to watch Jill evolve emotionally and spiritually, areas she neglected while bulding her career." --Christian Retailing, February 2, 2004