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KILL AND SAY GOODBYE: A Mystery Thriller Short is the latest work of fiction by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers.

A jogger stumbles upon a dead woman’s body on the beach, bearing a striking resemblance to her, and learns there’s more here than meets the eye, placing her in the cross hairs of a killer.

KILL AND SAY GOODBYE is available from Amazon.


“Selected as one of Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2011 books.” — John Raab, CEO/Publisher, Suspense Magazine on THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS

“A masterful thriller set in the dark underbelly of Maui, with lots of fine action, down and dirty characters, and the vivid details of police procedure one would expect from an author who is also a top criminologist. A terrific read!” — Douglas Preston, New York Times Bestselling Author and Co-creator of the PENDERGAST series of novels on MURDER IN MAUI

“A model of crime fiction …. Flowers may be a new voice in modern mystery writing, but he is already one of its best voices.”–Statesman Journal on JUSTICE SERVED

“It gets no better than this! R. Barri Flowers has written another thriller guaranteed to hold onto its readers! It was so gripping that I forgot to breathe a couple of times!” — Detra Fitch of Huntress Reviews on DARK STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL

“R. Barri Flowers’ debut Leila Kahana mystery, is even hotter than its exotic Hawaiian setting. This is a police procedure of the highest order, mixing equal parts Sue Grafton and Jeffrey Deaver with a sprinkling of Patricia Cornwall at her best Sure to make both Kahana and Flowers household names, MURDER IN MAUI is Hawaii 5-0 sharpened to a dark edge beneath the brilliant sunshine.” — Jon Land, Author of STRONG JUSTICE


R. Barri Flowers is a bestselling, award winning author of more than sixty books, including mysteries, thrillers, true crime, criminology, romance, and young adult novels. Recent mystery fiction titles include MURDER IN HONOLULU, MURDER IN MAUI, DARK STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL, DEAD IN THE ROSE CITY, KILLER IN THE WOODS, STATE’S EVIDENCE, PERSUASIVE EVIDENCE, JUSTICE SERVED, and teen mysteries, DANGER IN TIME and GHOST GIRL IN SHADOW BAY.

Recent true crime titles by the author include SERIAL KILLER COUPLES, THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS, and MASS MURDER IN THE SKY: The Bombing of Flight 629.
Flowers is also the editor of riveting new mystery and true crime anthologies featuring bestselling, award winning authors, MURDER HERE, MURDER THERE and MASTERS OF TRUE CRIME: Chilling Stories of Murder and the Macabre.
The author is the recipient of the Wall of Fame Award from Michigan State University’s renowned School of Criminal Justice. He has appeared on the Biography Channel’s Crime Stories and Investigation Discovery’s Wicked Attraction series.

Follow or connect with R. Barri Flowers on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Goodreads, LibraryThing, MySpace, CrimeSpace, and The author is busy at work on his next mystery novel, SEDUCED TO KILL IN KAUAI.

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