Sunday, May 22, 2011

Over the Edge by Brandilyn Collins

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Over the Edge
B&H Books (May 1, 2011)
Brandilyn Collins


Brandilyn Collins is an award-winning and best-selling novelist known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense®. These harrowing crime thrillers have earned her the tagline "Don't forget to b r e a t h e..."® Brandilyn's first book, A Question of Innocence, was a true crime published by Avon in 1995. Its promotion landed her on local and national TV and radio, including the Phil Donahue and Leeza talk shows. Brandilyn is also known for her distinctive book on fiction-writing techniques, Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors (John Wiley & Sons). She is now working on her 20th book.

In addition, Brandilyn’s other latest release is Final Touch, third in The Rayne Tour series—young adult suspense co-written with her daughter, Amberly. The Rayne Tour series features Shaley O’Connor, daughter of a rock star, who just may have it all—until murder crashes her world.


Torn from the front lines of medical debate and the author's own experience with Lyme Disease, Over the Edge is riveting fiction, full of twists and turns—and powerful truths about today's medical field.

Janessa McNeil’s husband, Dr. Brock McNeil, a researcher and professor at Stanford University's Department of Medicine, specializes in tick-borne diseases—especially Lyme. For years he has insisted that Chronic Lyme Disease doesn't exist. Even as patients across the country are getting sicker, the committee Brock chairs is about to announce its latest findings—which will further seal the door shut for Lyme treatment.

One embittered man sets out to prove Dr. McNeil wrong by giving him a close-up view of the very disease he denies. The man infects Janessa with Lyme, then states his demand: convince her husband to publicly reverse his stand on Lyme—or their young daughter will be next.

But Janessa's marriage is already rocky. She's so sick she can hardly move or think. And her husband denies she has Lyme at all.

Welcome to the Lyme wars, Janessa.

“A taut, heartbreaking thriller. Collins is a fine writer who knows how to both horrify readers and keep them turning pages.”
--Publishers Weekly

“Tense and dramatic. Holds its tension while following the protagonist in a withering battle.” –NY Journal of Books

“A frightening and all-too-real scenario. Very timely and meaningful book.” –RT Reviews

“If you know someone who suffers from Lyme, you need to read this compelling novel.” –Lydia Niederwerfer, founder of Lyme-Aware

If you would like to read the Prologue of Over the Edge, go HERE

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Note: Sometimes you will find missing posts for bloggers. The main reason is that their book has been delayed. We do not expect a review if they haven't had the opportunity to read the book :-) Check the comments for additional posters and follow our list of bloggers for this tour:

Adam at Meaningful Suspense
Amy at My Life
Andie at Radiant Light
Angie at Joy On The Back Roads
April at Projecting A
Bonnie at Bonnie Writes
Carla at Carla's Writing Café
Carly at Carlybird's Home
Carol at Blogging With Carol
Casey at Writing For Christ
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Nicole said...

Review up Monday morning.

Hisart777 said...


SmilingSally said...

Hi Bonnie,

Here's my review:

Angie Arndt said...

Scheduled to post tomorrow with a review on

I'll post another comment when it's up.


Jill said...

My post is up at Artistic Blogger.

Casey said...

Scheduled for 5/24 w/ review.

Lynetta said...

Amazing book! Review posted.

Tarasview said...

posted. no book yet so no review :)

CarlybirdK said...


Heart2Heart said...

WOW! This is a frightening book to the possibilities of a medical thriller! LOVED this!

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Jim Thompson said...

Jess said...

Posted with comments.

Pamela Meyers said...

I got busy working on a project and forgot to post it until now! It's up.

Ernie W. said...

Post is up.

Pam at Daysong Reflections said...

Posted with review.

Deanna said...

Posted. Loved it!

Cara Putman said...

mine posts later this morning -- even though I'm not officially on :-)

Angie Arndt said...

Okay, the post and review are up at

(Just a reminder - my blog is Joy on the Back Roads, not New Releases Worth Noting. I've changed it.)

Thanks so much for this opportunity! Loved the book!

Adam Blumer said...

Posted with review reflecting my read half way through. I'll post my final thoughts when I'm done.

M at Hidden Valley Simplicity said...

will be posted by tonight with a review--which I will also post on Amazon.

Tarasview said...


Susan Stitch said...

Posted with review. Brandilyn has done it again!

carla stewart said...

Posted - forgot to tell y'all here!

Georgiana said...

Post scheduled for the morning. LOVED this book!

Jenny said...

Posted..with review forthcoming.

Margie Vawter said...

Posted. Review later.

Jason said...

Posted. Comments, quibbles, complaints - see me.

April Erwin said...

mine's up. Great book!

Gretchen Geyer said...

Posted & reviewed!

Cheryl Klarich said...

Posted with review.