It’s week #8 of the 2011 Mystery We Write Blog Tour, and I'm featuring the following excerpt from Marilyn Meredith’s Angel Lost. But first, a little about Marilyn Meredith.
Prolific and fascinating, author Marilyn Meredith writes the Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery series as well as the Rocky Bluff P.D. series. She is one of the first authors to embrace e-publishing and has several books available in both e-format and trade paperback. She is also a writing teacher, has been a featured speaker at several writers' conferences, and is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime,
EPIC, and the Public Safety Writers Association. Visit her website and blog:
Excerpt from Angel Lost:
“Officer Wilbur, are you listening?” Detective Doug Milligan fixed his blue eyes on Stacey.
She squirmed in her seat and felt the heat rise up her neck to her cheeks. The honest answer was “no” because she’d been thinking about plans for their coming wedding, certainly not the topic being discussed at the shift change briefing. She quickly back-tracked to what she last remembered—the man who exposed himself to female joggers on the beach. Since she figured they might have gone onto another subject without her realizing, she decided to be honest. “Sorry.”
The others in the room stared at her. Doug’s partner, the nearly bald Frank Marshall had a bemused expression on his face. He unwrapped a stick of gum, folded it, and put it in his mouth. Chewing gum had replaced a smoking habit. He winked at her.
Stacey figured he guessed what she’d been thinking about. Having everyone speculating about her private life had been one of the reasons Stacey vowed never to date anyone on the Rocky Bluff P.D.—a vow she’d broken when she and Doug had been mutually attracted to one another.
Thanks so much for sharing that excerpt with us, Marilyn! I can't wait to read more of Angel Lost.
Want to learn more about Marilyn? Click HERE to visit my Anne K. Albert blog for a full interview.
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