Marilyn Meredith is
the author of over thirty-five published novels, including the award winning
Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery series, the latest Spirit Shapes
from Mundania Press.
Writing as F. M. Meredith, her latest Rocky Bluff P.D. crime novel is Murder in the Worst Degree from Oak Tree Press.
Marilyn is a member of three chapters of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and on the board of the Public Safety Writers of America. She lives in the foothills of the Sierra. Visit her at fictionforyou.com or marilymeredith.blogspot.com.
Deputy Tempe Crabtree is the resident deputy of the mountain community of Bear Creek and its nearby surroundings in the Southern Sierra.
A horrific snow storm traps Tempe and her husband in the lodge of a summer camp along with the caretakers and seven most unpleasant people--one becomes a murder victim.
And to complicate matters, the ghost of a former camper makes contact with Tempe.
Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 15
Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 14
Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 13
Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 11
Tempe Crabtree is the resident deputy of Bear Creek, a small mountain
community in the southern Sierra. Her continuing interest in the
spiritual side of her heritage often causes unrest in her marriage to
her minister husband.
In Bears With Us, Tempe has her hands full when bears turn up in and around her town, becoming a threat to kids and adults when an elderly woman is horrifically killed. But are bears really responsible, or is there something else afoot?
Rocky Bluff PD Series
Lt. Tom Gilbreath, who is called “the old hound dog” behind his back, is
the one who often delivers bad news. He is soon to receive some of this
own. His wife, Marlene, often knows as much about what is going on with
the Rock Bluff P.D. as her husband, and she knows even more about the
other officers’ private lives. Officer Joe Guzzo has perfect wife and a
wandering eye. A knock-out, Officer Georgia Lindquist captures the
interest of all the single guys in the department and the notice of the
married ones. Two murders bring chaos to the beach community of Rocky
Bluff and keep Lt. Gilbreath busy as he faces a crisis of his own.
While investigating a murder, Leslie York, the resident deputy of the mining town of Copper Creek, finds herself stranded on the wrong side of the creek when it turns into a raging torrent. Others driven from their homes by the flood gather together, but one of them turns up dead.
When Leslie begins to suspect the victim's death was murder, she suddenly finds herself in peril, struggling for life in the angry floodwaters.