Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Christmas Greetings

In the spirit of Christmas, I'm going to give a copy of one of my Deputy Tempe Crabtree mysteries to one of the commenters on my post today. The person I choose at random may pick the following list of books. For the first time in ages, I actually have a print copy of each one.

I've listed them in order, earliest book to latest.

Deadly Trail
Deadly Omen
Unequally Yoked
Wing Beat
Calling the Dead
Judgment Fire
Kindred Spirits
Dispel the Mist
Invisible Path
Bears With Us
Raging Water
Spirit Shapes

If you are unfamiliar with the series, Deputy Tempe Crabtree is a Native American resident deputy in the mountain community of Bear Creek in the Southern Sierra. She has a large area to patrol and it's adjacent to the Bear Creek Indian Reservation. She's married to the minister of the local church. The fact that she sometimes uses Indian rituals in order to help solve crimes has at times caused some friction in an otherwise happy marriage.

Through the years she's learned more and more about her ethnic heritage usually through the tutoring of Nick Two John who runs the Bear Creek Inn with his significant other.

This is a great opportunity for someone to get acquainted with Tempe and Bear Creek.


To learn more about each book visit http://fictionforyou.com/

Or check them out on Amazon, Barnes and Noble or other Internet booksellers.


  1. I would love to win a copy of Spirit Shapes! Would be an awesome Christmas gift to ME!! ;-)

  2. I'm unfamiliar with this series, but I love reading Native American mysteries. I'd love to receive Deadly Trail. Thanks for the chance to win and Merry Christmas!

    cozyupwithkathy @ gmail dot com

  3. Thanks Marilyn. Any one of these would make a wonderful gift. Happy Holidays!

  4. I love the Tempe books. Each one is a slice just perfect for turning down the lights, curling up in an arm chair and reading away.

  5. keizerfire, Katreader, Jay, and Michelle, I've got your names down.

  6. oh this is so nice of you! they all sound good!

  7. What a wonderful way to introduce new readers to your writing, Marilyn. Thank you. Happy holidays to you and yours!

  8. Got you down, Moon_Pie and kk. Happy Holidays to both of you.

  9. Wow! I would absolutely LOVE any of them! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  10. This looks like an amazing series! What a wonderful gift for the Christmas season :)

  11. Tempe is a great series and main character! I'd love to have a copy

  12. Looks like there are a lot of commenters already, but I'd love to win one of your Deputy Tempe Crabtree books, since I'm already familiar with your other series. What a wonderful thing to do for Christmas. Great idea!

  13. Great idea - such a generous holiday gift to a reader from a generous writer.

  14. Oh, cool! I'd love one of these! :)

    Teralee ElBasri

  15. I would love a copy of Deadly Trails. Love reading series books and seeing how my favorite characters progress. :) Tam Morris

  16. I haven't read Raging Waters yet, so I'd love to win a copy. Thanks for a great giveaway.
    pennyt at hotmail dot com

  17. Can't believe in all of the years I've emailed back and forth with you I've never read any of your books. I'd love to begin now.
    Michele Rosenberg

  18. Marilyn,
    None of you books are in our library system, and I'm anxious to read one.
    Thank you so much for your offer, and Happy Holidays.