Deborah Shlian

Deborah and Joel ShlianWebsite:
Current Residence: Boca Raton, FL
Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Deborah Shlian has collaborated with her husband, Joel Shlian, in both their vocations and avocations. They practiced medicine together in a large multispecialty group before returning to UCLA for MBAs. They have since balanced medical management consulting with writing. They often write together, producing several medical mystery/thrillers as well as non-fiction books and numerous magazine and journal articles on healthcare and medical management issues. Two of their novels have even been optioned for Hollywood films. After 25 years in Los Angeles, they moved to Florida and now reside in Boca Raton. Rabbit in the Moon, their third novel is an international thriller and won the 2008 Gold Medal for the Florida Book Award, the 2009 First Place Royal Palm Literary Award from the Florida Writers Association, the 2009 Silver Medal for Mystery Book of the Year from ForeWord Magazine, an Indie Excellence Award and was a USA Book News Finalist. The Audiobook version took Honorable Mention at the 2011 San Francisco Book Festival.

Deborah's novel, Dead Air, was co-written with Linda Reid, a UCLA physician colleague. It was named "hottest new thriller/adventure" for 2009 by USA Book News, won the 2010 Royal Palm Literary Award from the Florida Writers Association, the 2010 IPPY Award from Independent Publishers and was a semi-finalist, 2010 Mensa Sharp Writ Award. It is the first in the Sammy Greene series. "Devil Wind", also co-written with Linda Reid is the second in the Sammy Greene series and won the 2011 Royal Palm Literary Award for best thriller, second place winner, 2011 Mensa Sharp Writ Award, Finalist in the 2011 Next Generation Indie Awards and First Place winner, 2011 Hollywood Book Festival, Audiobook version.
Deborah's latest book is nonfiction titled "Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management" published by the American College of Physicians. Release date: March, 2013.

Deborah Shlian's novels are available in hardback,paperback, eBooks and Audiobooks.

Book List

Lessons Learned: Stories from Women in Medical Management (2013)
Devil Wind (2011) with Linda Reid
Dead Air (2010) with Linda Reid
Rabbit in the Moon (2008)
Double Illusion (2000)
Wednesday's Child (1986)

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