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New Release & Giveaway – Unforeseen Obsessions

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Title: Unforeseen Obsessions

Author: Valerie J. Clarizio

Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press

Release Date: May 15, 2014


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2-Ebook Copies of Unforeseen Obsessions

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After Alex Polecheck’s police officer husband, Sam, is stabbed in cold blood, she vows to see the murderer brought to justice.  Peter, Sam’s best friend, and fellow police officer, seems to be the only member of the Police Department interested in catching the killer.

Peter sets out on a perilous hunt for the killer, while trying to protect Alex, who appears to be next on the murderer’s list.

The mystery begins to unravel when Peter finds a connection between the murder of Sam and two other law enforcement officers, who were all part of an internet crime taskforce. Peter and Alex find themselves alone in the battle for justice and truth when they discover members of the local police department cannot be trusted.  Will Peter piece together the puzzle before Alex is silenced?  While battling to protect Alex, will he be able to continue to conceal his love for her?

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Character Interview – Alexandria Polecheck

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin. I was an only child. My father worked in the shipyard and my mother worked various part-time jobs. I never left because I married my high school sweetheart and we thought our hometown would be a great place to raise a family, but we never got that far, Sam was murdered.

What do you do for a living?

I’m a cost accountant for a world-wide known boat lift company called Boat Lift, Inc. It’s kind of a boring job but it pays the bills.

What’s the most tragic thing that’s ever happened to you?

The murder of my husband, Sam, is the most tragic thing I’ve ever had to deal with. With as hard as his murder was on me, it was absolutely devastating to his best friend and fellow police officer, Peter. It broke my heart to watch him grieve. It was especially difficult for Peter because not only did he have to push his grieving aside in order to stay focused on catching Sam’s killer, he also felt the need to keep a close eye on me as I appeared to be next on the killer’s list.

Do you have a secret?

I didn’t for most of my life but I certainly do now, and it’s nearly killing me to keep it. I have a feeling it will be revealed soon. Thank goodness!

How do you deal with disappointments or stress in life?

I hangout with my two besties. We’ve been friends for a long time. Sometimes we drink a bit too much wine thoughJ

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Valerie is a writer of romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction novels.  She lives in beautiful Door County Wisconsin with her husband and one very spoiled cat.  She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  She’s lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual.  Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into a successful hunter and fisherwoman.

She is a member of Romance Writers of America and the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America. Additionally, she was a finalist in the 2011 Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, Novellas Need Love, Too! Contest.


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