Terry Ambrose

hsTerry Ambrose began his business career as a skip tracer and bill collector. During his twenty years in customer service and business management with financial institutions, local governments, and public utilities, Terry wrote documentation, training materials and articles for newsletters and trade publications. He’s studied Neuro-Linguistic Programming to learn more about human communications.

As a journalist, Terry writes three columns for Examiner.com. His Crime & Courts column focuses on scams and cons and has proven very popular. His column places in the top 25% for national Examiners writing about crime. As part of his endeavor to advise others about the needs to remain safe against scams and cons, Terry gives public presentations to local service organizations about current practices by scammers. He also had done presentations at high schools, where his presentation ties together the basics of writing a story with real-life issues facing kids today.

cvrAs a novelist, Terry writes about scams and cons. His novels feature a con artist and, while entertaining, provide valuable insight into the mind of a con artist as well as tips on how to avoid a scam.

Never trust a soul…even your own.
With five million dollars and their lives on the line, can a determined criminologist and a beautiful con artist learn to trust each other? Or themselves?

License to Lie is fast and well written, almost sure to satisfy discerning readers of thrillers. There’s a verve to Ambrose’s language and the story moves with assurance, defying easy predictions. Bravo to this writer. I hope there’s more to come.
—T. Jefferson Parker, Author of The Jaguar and The Border Lords

cvr“Fast-paced, unpredictable, and a lot of fun–no one is who they seem in this smart and twisty tale of high finance and double dealing. This unlikely and irresistible crime-fighting duo will charm you–and keep you happily turning the pages.”
—Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity award-winning author



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